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David

Harmon

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Butterfly/Freestyle
Year: Senior
Hometown: Severna Park, Md.
High School: Archbishop Spalding

Bio

Senior (2016-17): Captain … at the Bruno Invitational, he swam the 100 fly (48.96), 100 back (54.76) and 200 fly (1:51.90) … won the 100 fly at the Dartmouth Invitational (50.96) against UConn (50.99) and in the meet versus Columbia (51.20) …  at Ivies, he swam the 100 fly (47.95), swimming under 48 seconds for the first time in his career, earning an NCAA B cut and breaking his own Dartmouth school record … he also competed in the 100 back (52.61) and 200 fly (1:49.77) and was part of the 200 medley relay (1:32.09) and 400 medley relay (3:20.24) … received the Karl B. Michael Award at the end of the season.

Junior (2015-16): Against Harvard and Cornell, he swam the 100 fly (50.74) and 200 fly (1:56.11) … swam the 100 back (52.62) and 100 fly (48.05) at the Big Al Invitational … at the Dartmouth Invite, he won both the 200 fly (1:53.13) and 100 fly (50.43) … also swam the 200 IM (2:01.07) … competed in the 100 fly (50.22) and 200 fly (1:55.06) against UConn … at the Ivy League Championship, he swam the 200 fly (1:49.46) and 100 fly (48.72) … was part of the 200 medley relay (1:28.27) and 400 medley relay (3:14.70).

Sophomore (2014-15): Opened his sophomore season against Harvard and Cornell, swimming the 200 fly (1:51.97) and 100 fly (49.74) … improved in both events at the Brown Invitational: 200 fly (1:48.65), breaking his own school mark from the year before; 100 fly (48.50) … also swam the 200 free (1:43.37) and 500 free (4:40.77) … competed in the 200 IM (2:01.96) and broke the pool record in the 100 fly (49.21) at the Dartmouth Invitational … was also part of the winning 200 medley relay (1:32.90) that broke the UVAC pool record that had held for almost five years … at Ivies, he swam the 1000 free (9:41.31) and 200 fly (1:48.83) … re-set his own school record in the 100 fly (48.16).

Freshman (2013-14): He competed in the 200 fly (1:51.59) and 100 fly (50.06) against Harvard and Cornell … at the Big Al Invitational, he swam the 500 free (4:42.03), 100 fly (48.91), 200 free (1:45.85) and 200 fly (1:49.57) … won the 100 fly (50.64) and was second in the 200 fly (1:53.40) at the Dartmouth Invitational … at the Ivy League Championships, he swam the 1000 free (9:33.52) and 100 fly (49.28) … he also competed in the 200 fly (1:49.13), setting a new Dartmouth record.

Before Dartmouth: Four-year letter winner at Archbishop Spalding High School … captain … MIAA second team … MIAA first team … was the National Catholic School Champion in the 100 Fly (2012-2013) … competed in the YMCA Short Course Nationals (2010-2013) as well as the YMCA Long Course Nationals (2009-2012) … placed 32nd out of ninety-eight swimmers in the 100 Fly at the USA Swimming Junior Nationals (2012-2013) … led the team to the MIAA B Conference Championships (2012-2013).

Personal: Son of Robert and Marianne Harmon … has one sister.

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Interview: Men's Ivy Championship Preview, Feb. 21, 2017
Interview: Men's Swimming and Diving Ivy Championship Preview, Feb. 25, 2016
Preview: Men's Swimming Ivy League Championship