Laura Evans
Laura Evans
Height: 5-11
Year: Junior
Hometown: Old Greenwich, Conn.
High School: Greenwich
Previous College: California
Position: Free/Individual Medley
Major: Computer Science
House Affiliation: Eliot

Harvard Women's Swimming and Diving
Career Highs
50 Free: 24.04 (Speedo Sectional Championships, 3/8/12)
100 Free: 51.14 (Georgia Invitational, 12/4/11)
100 Back: 56.72 (Speedo Sectional Championships, 3/8/12)
200 Back: 1:59.47 (Ivy League Championships, 2/23/12)
100 Breast: 1:04.03 (HYP, 2/4/12)
200 Breast: 2:18.30 (HYP, 2/4/12)
200 IM: 2:00.44 (Ivy League Championships, 2/24/11)
400 IM: 4:18.46 (Ivy League Championships, 2/24/11)

Junior (2011-12)
Member of the 200 medley relay team that placed third with a time of 1:47.35 against Cornell and Dartmouth, and also finished fifth in the 200 backstroke and 200 IM in 2:04.58 and 2:10.99, respectively ... Placed 20th in the 400 IM (4:24.92) at the Georgia Invitational ... Placed second in the 50 free (24.68) and 200 breast (2:22.07) against Brown ... Finished fourth in the 200 back (2:05.14) and fifth in the 200 IM (2:06.60) against Iowa and Northwestern ... Won the 200 IM in 2:02.70 and placed fifth in the 100 breast in 1:04.03 at HYP ... Took third in the 200 back (1:59.47) and 200 IM (2:01.92) at the Ivy League Championships and also placed sixth in the 400 IM (4:22.13).

Sophomore (2010-11)
Cruised to her first victory as a member of the Crimson winning the 100 Breast with a time of 1:07.04 against Brown Jan. 14 ... Captured the 100 Free with a time of 52.43 against Brown Jan. 14 ... Won the 100-yard backstroke and 200-yard breast stroke in 58.03 and 2:21.64 against Penn Jan. 23 ... Helped Harvard to second-place finish at 2011 Ivy League Championships, placing fourth in 200 IM, second in 400 IM, fifth in 200 backstroke and helping the 800 free relay to a win, earning All-Ivy first team honors in the process. 

Before Harvard
Transferred from California after her freshman season ... Member of the swimming and diving and water polo teams at Greenwich ... Ten-time All-America selection ... Connecticut state champion on nine different occasions ... Voted team MVP three times during high school career ... Three-time member of the U.S. National Cadet Water Polo team ... Three-time recipient of Academic All-America credentials ... Connecticut state record holder in four different events ... Named Connecticut State MVP and Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference (FCIAC) Swimmer of the Year in 2008 ... Helped high school team to four-straight undefeated seasons and four-straight state championships ... Salutatorian at Greenwich ... National Merit Scholar and recipient of the Harvard Book Award ... Involved in the Washington Elementary Mentoring Program ... Enjoys DJing, longboarding and singing.