Author Archives: The Ivy League

About The Ivy League

Founded in 1954, the Ivy League includes Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Harvard, Princeton and Yale Universities, Dartmouth College and the University of Pennsylvania, and provides the country’s widest intercollegiate athletic opportunities for both men and women, with over 8,000 athletes competing each year. The Ivy League annually finishes among the top conferences in the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics competitive rankings, and Ivy student-athletes annually compile the country’s best records in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Academic Performance Ratings.

princeton tigers: 2009 men's champions

Congratulations to the 2009 Men’s team champion, the Princeton Tigers. Additionally, Princeton’s Dan Dickerson and Yale’s Alex Righi took home the coveted individual awards for Diver of the Meet (Michael Trophy) and Swimmer of the Meet (Moriarty Trophy). Righi also … Continue reading

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princeton finish with yet another record-setting performance

In a meet that saw nearly every record on the books fall, it was only fitting that the final race would be more of the same. Seemingly after every race, the following would be heard from the announcer, “That is … Continue reading

Posted in 400 Free Relay, Meet Record, Princeton

lennox doubles up again in butterfly

A year ago Doug Lennox rolled to the 100y and 200y Butterfly titles at Blodgett Pool in Cambridge, Mass. So just imagine how badly the Princeton senior was chomping at the bit to go after both titles once again in … Continue reading

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longest serving record falls to freshman in 200 breast

For the longest time, it just seemed like a record that wasn’t ever going to fall. In 1991, American’s Sergio Lopez (yes, American was a part of the EISL all those years ago) ripped through the waters and unloaded a … Continue reading

Posted in 200y Breast, Christensen, Meet Record, Princeton

righi rolls to third-fastest time in nation in 100 free

I honestly can not even put into words the spectacle that Yale’s Alex Righi put forth for the DeNunzio patrons on Saturday night in the 100y Freestyle. I did tease it earlier tonight with the 41.91 announcement as it happened… … Continue reading

Posted in Meet Record, Righi, Yale

baity takes 200 back title to ithaca

Cornell’s Phil Baity relied on his experience and natural talent to turn back to the field in the 200y Backstroke final. A year ago Baity was upended by then-freshman, Jordan Diekema, in Diekema’s home Blodgett Pool. In the preliminaries, Diekema … Continue reading

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meyer holds off biggs' charge to grab win in 1650 freestyle

Harvard’s Alex Meyer took down his second individual championship at the 2009 Ivy Men’s Swimming and Diving Championships after going out strong and holding off a stern challenge from the Princeton sophomore Patrick Biggs. Meyer had been flirting with the … Continue reading

Posted in 1650y Free, Harvard, Meyer