Boyce's Performance Headlines Ivies at NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Championships
MINNEAPOLIS -- Princeton's Lisa Boyce finished seventh in the 100 butterfly to earn All-American honors to headline the Ivy League performances at the 2014 NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships, which concluded Saturday night.
Boyce finished seventh in the 100 fly championship final. Her time of 51.66 was nine-hundreths of a second off of the Princeton record that she set in the preliminaries - 51.57. Stanford's Felicia Lee, who swam in the adjacent lane to Boyce, won the NCAA title in 50.89.
Boyce was Princeton's first NCAA finalist since Alicia Aemisegger, who reached 10 NCAA championship finals and earned 13 All-America honors during her illustrious career. She is also Princeton's first All-American in the 100 fly since Grace Cornelius, who achieved the mark in 1991.
Boyce, who previously earned All-American Honorable Mention in 2013 in the 100 free, also finished 24th in the 50 free and 40th in the 100 free.
Teammate Nikki Larson made her debut at the NCAA Championships in the 100 fly and placed 53rd overall. She later finished 39th in the 200 fly.
Penn's Shelby Fortin placed 55th in the 100 free, 43rd in the 200 free and 49th in the 500 free.
Yale's Lilybet MacRae placed 34th in the one-meter diving and 35th in the three-meter diving. The Bulldogs' Eva Fabian placed 58th in the 500 freestyle and 35th in the 1,650.
Harvard's Danielle Lee placed 30th in the 200 back, 32nd in the 100 back and 59th in the 100 fly.