1940 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships

The 1940 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships were contested March 29, 1940 at the Payne Whitney Gymnasium at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut at the fourth annual NCAA-sanctioned swim meet to determine the team and individual national champions of men's collegiate swimming and diving in the United States.

1940 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships
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Host cityConnecticut New Haven, CT
Date(s)March 29, 1940[1]
Venue(s)Payne Whitney Gymnasium
Yale University
Teams13
1939
1941

For the fourth consecutive year, Michigan topped the team standings, edging out hosts Yale by three points. It was the Wolverines' fourth title in program history and the fourth for coach Matt Mann.[2]

Team standingsEdit

  • Note: Top 10 only
  • (H) = Hosts
Rank Team Points
  Michigan 45
  Yale (H) 42
  Ohio State 39
4 Wayne 25
5 Princeton 20
6 Harvard 12
7 USC 8
8 Army 4
9 Brown
Franklin & Marshall
Kenyon
North Central (IL)
Texas
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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Men's Swimming and Diving 1939-40 Schedule". Men's Swimming & Diving Seasons. GoCrimson.com. Retrieved August 9, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "NCAA Men's Division I Swimming and Diving Championship" (PDF). NCAA. NCAA.org. pp. 7–9. Retrieved August 9, 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)