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PRINCETON, NJ(SMI-SPORTS-UNIVERSITY-FEB 15-20, 2023)-The Princeton women's swimming and diving team claimed the 2023 Ivy League championship crown after finishing first in the tournament standing with 1480 points, for its 2nd title in 3-season & during 4-day meet that concluded last Saturday's evening at DeNunzio Pool, Princeton University.

With the championship victory, The Tigers win its 2nd Ivy League crown under head coach Bred Lundgaard, and 124th overall in school program history.

Princeton finished first 1480 total points in the tournament followed by Harvard 1254, Yale took third place with 1158.5, Brown 951.5 (4rd Place), Columbia 910.5(5th Place), Penn 832 points (6th place), Cornell 552 Points (7th Place) while Dartmouth
finished with 255.5 in 8th place.

High-Lights on final day of the Ivy League swimming & diving tournament:

Princeton sealed the 2023 Ivy League title when the quartet team of Nikki Venema, Elzbieta Noble, Sabrina Jonson and Amelia Liu won the 400 free relay in the last event of the championship, touching the wall and setting a new DeNunzio Pool record of 3:12.25.

Charlotte Martinkus won her second diving title of the meet scoring 304.95 (1M & 3M, 64 points) to win 3-meter diving board and claimed the Rick Gilbert High Point Diver of the Meet. Nikki Venema won the 100 free style heat with 48:33 and scored 96 points to earned the meet’s high point swimmer of the tournament.

Harvard: Samantha Shelton won the 200 back preliminary touching the wall with standard time of 1:55.66 and the A-final with a 1:54.42 to be win the Ivy League Career High Point Swimmer Award with 348 points in her four Ivy meets while diver Evie Geier was awarded with the tournament Career High Point Diver Award assembling 122.5 points throughout her Ivy championship career.

Penn's trio  Anna Kalandadze (15:53.88), Sydney Bergstrom (16:20.35) and Anna Moehn (16:22.41) claimed the first three spot in the 1650 free style with Kalandadze setting a new Ivy League record with 15:53.88

Columbia’s Karen Liu won the 200 fly with a time of 1:56.99.

Photo:Photo By: Marcello Cutti II/Women Starlight/Alluring Intimates

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