Owen Wurzbacher
Owen Wurzbacher
Height: 6-3
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Shoreline, Wash.
High School: Lakeside School
Position: IM/Breaststroke
House Affiliation: Eliot

Sophomore 2010-11
Captured 100- and 200-yard breaststroke titles and helped 200 medley relay team to win at Cornell/Dartmouth tri-meet ... Earned wins in both the 100 and 200 breast events against Columbia Nov. 19 ... Member of the 400-yard medley relay team that finished first against BU on Dec. 3 ... Won the 100 breast against UConn with a time of 57.52 ... Finished second in the 200-yard breaststroke in 2:07.09 against Brown Jan. 21.

Freshman 2009-10

Took eighth in the 200 breast at Ivy League Championships with a time of 2:04.18 … Placed eighth in the 100 breast at Ivy Championships with final time of 56.64 … Finished 21st in the 200 individual medley at Ivy Championships … Finished second in the 100 breast at HYP meet with a time of 56.42 … Helped 200 and 400 medley relay teams to second-place finishes at HYP meet … Finished third in the 200 breast at HYP meet with a time of 2:03.81.

Before Harvard
Earned four varsity letters in swimming at Lakeside School … Three-time All-American in 100 breaststroke and 200 individual medley … Washington 3A State Swimmer of the Year … Won two state titles in 200 IM and one in 100 breaststroke … Set a state meet record in 200 IM in 2009 … USA Swimming US Open qualifier … Was a junior national finalist in 100 breaststroke in 2008 … Pacific Northwest Swimming All-Star … Established eight Lakeside High school records in 200 IM, 100 breaststroke, 100 butterfly, 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle, 200 freestyle relay, 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay …USA Swimming Academic All-American in 2007, ’08 and ’09 … Was a finalist in the 2007 Washington Photography competition.

Enjoys underwater photography.