CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard men's swimming and diving closed out the second night of the 2020 Ivy League Championships at the top of the standings with a total of 489 points on Thursday evening.
First-year Cole Kuster got the night started for the Crimson, taking home individual champion honors in the 500-yard freestyle. Kuster beat out Dartmouth's Connor LaMastra by .49 seconds, clocking in with a season-best time of 4:18.17 to seal first place.
• The Crimson finished 1-2-3 in the B-final of the 200-yard IM. Sophomore Jacob Johnson touched the wall six hundredths of a second before first-year Will Grant. Senior Daniel Chang finished third, clocking in a 1:46.75.
• Junior Michael Zarian placed third in the 200-yard IM, taking .39 seconds off his season-best time, clocking in at 1:44.51.
• Sophomore Umit Gures placed second in the 50-yard freestyle, clocking in .17 seconds shy of Columbia's Albert Gwo who earned first place.
• In the B-final of the 50-free, junior Mahlon Reihman placed first, beating out Cornell's Trevor Lake by a tenth of second, touching the wall with a time of 20.10.
Harvard returns to the pool for day three of the Ivy League Championships tomorrow morning with prelims beginning at 11 a.m. It will be broadcast on ESPN+.