By Dan D’Addona.
The Yale women’s swim team completed another strong day against its rivals and won the annual HYP competition on Saturday. The Bulldogs defeated Harvard, 223.60-76.50 and defeated Princeton, 230-70.
The Bulldogs completed an undefeated regular season record at 16-0 and 7-0 in the Ivy League, after winning every event Saturday.
Day two started off with a 1-2 finish by Talbott Paulsen and Lilybet MacRae in the 1-meter diving event with scores of 302.35 and 274.55 points, respectively.
In the 100-yard freestyle, Kina Zhou and Isabella Hindley took 1-2, finishing in 49.88 and 50.22, respectively.
Heidi VanderWel won the 200-yard backstroke in 1:59.69.
Freshman Charlotte O’Leary won the 200-yard breaststroke in 2:16.87.
The Bulldogs grabbed another 1-2 finish in the 500-yard freestyle, led by Danielle Liu in 4:50.94. Senior Isla Hutchinson-Maddox capped off her Yale swimming career with a second-place finish with a final time of 4:51.30.
In the 100-yard butterfly, Lili Margitai bested the field by more than half a second to win the event in 54.84. Maddy Zimmerman tied for second with a Harvard competitor in 55.41.
Liu and Sophie Pilkinton paired up to take the top two places in the final individual event of the day, the 200-yard individual medley. Liu’s final time was 2:02.54 and Pilkinton’s was 2:04.45. Kaminski also took sixth place in 2:06.77.
In the men’s meet, Harvard defeated Yale in the first of two dual meets, 105-62. The second meet is Sunday.
Yale’s Kei Hyogo went on to win a tough race in the 1650-yard freestyle against Harvard’s Logan Houck. The pair swam neck-to-neck for the majority of race, both averaging 27 second splits. The event came down to the last 50 yards with Houck leading with a fraction of a second. Hyogo rallied with a huge finish, claiming first at 15:04.52, just ahead of Houck at 15:04.91.
Yale junior Aaron Greenberg won the 50-yard freestyle in 19.94.
Complete men’s results were not immediately available.