Brown Men’s Swimming & Diving Falls at Harvard

Cambridge, Mass. – The Brown men's swimming & diving team returned to the Northeast after its training camp down in N. Miami, Fla., to take on Harvard on Thursday. The Crimson showed their speed at their home pool, and while several Bears put up impressive performances, Harvard took the meet, 206-80

Freshmen Brian Barr (Martinsville, N.J.) and Alex Pascal (Longmeadow, Mass.) stayed with top two swimmers of Harvard in the 200-yard freestyle, taking third and fourth respectively. Barr was just under three seconds off the pace at 1:45.14, while Pascal was right behind him at 1:45.26.

Sophomore Tommy Glenn (Haddonfield, N.J.) came in third in the 100 backstroke with a time 53.70, just over two seconds off the pace. Glenn also added a second-place performance in the 200 butterfly, coming in .25 seconds behind Harvard's Kyle McIntee. Glenn touched the wall at 1:51.77.

Captain James Hunter (Canfield, Ohio) added another silver to Brown total in the 100 free. In an extremely close race with Willy Brophy, Hunter came in just .45 seconds behind the Crimson swimmer, finishing in 46.89.

Pascal finished in the 200 backstroke, completing the race in 1:57.60.

Senior diver Jonathan Feldman (Avon, Conn.) came in third on the one-meter board with a score of 307.65. The mark was good enough NCAA zone cut.

Brown took the title in the 400 free relay as the team of Glenn, Hunter, freshman Jeffrey Strausser (Lafayette, Calif.) and sophomore Oliver Diamond (Salt Lake City, Utah) finished in 3:10.67.

The diving team returns to the pool on January 22 at the UMass-Amherst Diving Invite before the whole team is in action on January 28 vs. Ivy League foe Columbia.