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Michael Gaudiani
Michael Gaudiani
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Shaker Heights, Ohio
High School: University School
Position: Freestyle/IM
Major: Human Evolutionary Biology
House Affiliation: Quincy

Personal Records
200 Free: 1:41.12
500 Free: 4:26.73 (Ivy League Championships, 3/7/13)
1000 Free: 9:06.67 (Ivy League Championships, 3/7/13)
1650 Free: 15:17.73 (Ivy League Championships, 3/1/12)
400 IM: 3:57.39 (Ga. Fall Invite, 11/30/12) 

Sophomore 2012-13
Won both the 500 free and 1,000 free against Cornell and Dartmouth Nov. 10 ... Registered a victory in the 1,650 free against Columbia Nov. 16 ... Posted a 16th-place finish in the 400 IM (3:59.13) and a 23rd-place showing in the 1,650 free (15:41.64) at the UGA Fall Invite Nov. 30 - Dec. 2 ... Swept the distance events at Brown Jan. 17 with wins in the 500 free (4:33.30) and 1,000 free (9:20.45) ... Finished first in the 1,000 free with a time of 9:23.61 and finished second in the 500 free against Penn Feb. 16 ... Earned a seventh place finish in the 1,000 free (9:06.67), while also competing in the 500 free (4:26.73) and 1,650 free (15:23.80) at the Ivy League Championships (March 7-9).

Freshman 2011-12
Finished second in the 1,000 free with a time of 9:25.82 and placed eighth in the 200 free relay with a time of 1:27.66 against Cornell and Dartmouth Nov. 12 ... Placed seventh in the 400 IM in 4:01.57 and finished second as a member of the 800 free relay team with a time of 6:45.70 at the UNC Invitational ... Competed in the 400 free and 1,500 free at the U.S. Swimming Winter National Championships ... Won the 500 free and 1,000 free at Columbia with times of 4:35.03 and 9:27.94, respectively ... Took first in the 200 free and second in the 400 IM against Brown Jan. 19 ... Finished second in the 1,650 free (15:40.79) at the HYP meet Feb. 4 ... Placed first in the 1,000 free (9:25.82) and the 500 free (1:50.46) at Penn Feb. 11 ... Competed in the 400 free, 1,500 free and 400 IM at the 2012 Olympic Team Trials.

Before Harvard
Four-year member of the varsity swimming team at University School and team co-captain as a junior and senior … Earned All-America honors in the 200 and 500 freestyles as a junior … Named a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American as a sophomore and junior … Named Lake Erie Swimming Senior Swimmer of the Year in 2011 … Helped high school team to state championships in 2009, ’10 and ’11 … State champion in the 500 free and runner up in 200 free as a junior and senior … Graduated cum laude and received Washington and Lee Book Award … Uncle Vincent Gaudiani ’68, aunt Candance Plummer Gaudiani ’67 and cousins Jen, Caroline and Alex Gaudiani have all attended Harvard.