Men's Swimming & Diving Fall To Princeton On The Road

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Courtesy: Columbia University Athletics/Mike McLaughlin

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Princeton, N.J. - After winning two straight conference meets, the Columbia men's swimming team fell short of a third as Princeton handed the Lions a 186-94 loss on Friday, Feb. 7. The defending Ivy League champion Tigers won 13 of 16 events at DeNunzio pool to drop the Lions to 2-3 in the Ivy League and 5-4 overall this season.

Despite the loss, junior Kevin Quinn captured a pair of victories on the day. In the 200 fly, Quinn swam for a first-place time of 1:47.95 beating out teammates Drew May in second place at 1:50.35 and David Jakl in third place at 1:50.66. Quinn also added a win the 200 IM, hitting the wall with a time of 1:52.56.

On the boards, Micah Rembrandt picked up his 10th win of the season in the 3-meter dive to lead the Lions. The junior tallied an impressive 348.60 points for a new season high. Rembrandt also posted his best 1-meter dive showing this year with a tally of 312.29 points for runner-up in the event.

Up next, Columbia will play their final home dual-meet of the season on Sunday, Feb. 9 as they host Dartmouth at 3 p.m.

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