Bears in Seventh After First Day of Ivy Championships
Princeton, N.J. - Brown wrapped up the first day of competition at the Ivy League Championship Meet in seventh place overall, racking up 142 points to lead the Dartmouth Big Green, which had 116. Princeton, the defending champion, leads the pack with 423.5 points, as the Tigers look to sweep the Ivy swimming championships.
The Bears started the evening finals with the 200 free relay, where the team of Tucker Wetmore, Timothy Juhn, Conor Carlucci, and Trent Huxley placed fifth in the eight-team field. The quartet swam an impressive 1:22.48, significantly faster than their seed time, edging Harvard, Yale, and Dartmouth.
In the 200 IM finals, junior Ryan Kikuchi also turned in a clutch performance, swimming a 1:50.47 to place 10th overall. Wetmore then followed that up with an 11th place in the 50 free, crossing the line in 20.73 seconds, just .01 seconds behind 10th.
Brown concluded the day with another strong relay swim, as the team of Kikuchi, Carlucci, Wetmore, and J.D. Pinto combined to place third overall. The foursome swam a blistering 3:18.67, seven seconds better than their seed time, to take the highest finish of the first day.
Complete Day 1 Standings
PRINCETON - 423.5
HARVARD - 317
PENN - 291
CORNELL - 227.5
COLUMBIA - 202.5
YALE - 194.5
BROWN - 142
DARTMOUTH - 116