ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Spenser Goodman
Spenser Goodman
Height: 6-1
Weight: 165
Year: Freshman
Hometown: San Juan Capistrano, Calif.
High School: Capistrano Valley
Position: Free/Individual Medley

Freshman 2010-11
Earned second team All-Ivy honors as part of the second-place-finishing 800 free relay team with time of 6:34.95 at the 2011 Ivy League Championship ... Won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:40.70, placed second in the 100 free in 46.98 and helped 400 free relay team to a win in collegiate debut at Cornell/Dartmouth tri-meet ... Placed second in the 200 free against Columbia Nov. 19 ... Won with the 200-yard freestyle relay team in 1:24.73 against Penn Jan. 23 ... Tied for first in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:38.99 at the Yale/Princeton tri-meet Jan. 30 ... Finished fourth in the 500 free and fifth in the 200 free at the 2011 Ivy League Championship.

Before Harvard
Played water polo and swam for Capistrano Valley … Eleven-time All-American in swimming … Helped swim team to league championship in all four years of high school … Named MVP of swimming and water polo teams and helped water polo team to league championship in 2007 … Named league champion in the 100 breaststroke and All-American in 2008 … Named to 2008 South Coast All-League team for water polo and received team Most Inspirational Award … Received Stand Tall for Capo Award, presented by school principal for saving a teammate’s life at beach practice … Received swimming team MVP and water polo Offensive MVP awards as a junior … School record holder in the 100 freestyle and 400 free relay … AP Scholar and received Athlete of the Year award as a senior … Father, Davis Goodman ’77, was a member of the swimming, water polo and intramural crew teams at Harvard and aunt, Elenore Goodman ’80, attended Harvard … Mother, Amanda Read, played tennis at Stanford and was a member of the U.S. Olympic Field Hockey team in 1980.