ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Catherine Zagroba
Catherine Zagroba
Year: Senior
Hometown: Ridgewood, N.J.
High School: Ridgewood
Position: Distance Free
Major: Psychology
House Affiliation: Leverett

Harvard Women's Swimming and Diving
Career Highs
50 Free: 25.02 (Georgia Invitational, 12/3/10)
100 Free: 52.14 (Georgia Invitational, 12/4/11)
200 Free: 1:48.59 (HYP, 2/4/12)
500 Free: 4:49.35 (Harvard Invitational, 11/20/09)
1000 Free: 10:02.17 (HYP, 1/28/11)
1650 Free: 16:53.49 (Ivy League Championships, 2/23/12)
100 Breast: 1:08.26 (Brown, 1/23/10)
100 Fly: 1:00.86 (Brown, 1/14/12)
200 Fly: 2:09.95 (Brown, 1/14/11)

Senior · 2011-12
Named to the CSCAA Scholar All-America honorable mention ... Finished first in the 500 free with a time of 4:55.64 against Cornell and Dartmouth ... Took third in the 500 free (4:56.65) and 1,000 free (10:11.52) against Columbia and Penn ... Was the runner-up in the 1,650 free with a time of 17:11.68 and finished fifth in the 100 fly with a time of 1:00.86 against Brown ... Placed second in the 200 free (1:50.77) and 500 free (4:54.40) against Iowa and Northwestern ... Placed first in the 200 free (1:48.59), second in the 500 free (4:50.41) and was a member of the second-place finishing 400 free relay team at HYP ... Was a member of the 800 free relay team that took first (7:15.92) at the Ivy League Championships and also placed fifth in the 200 free (1:49.31), fifth in the 500 free (4:50.60) and seventh in the 1,650 free (16:53.51) ... Competed in the 400 free at the 2012 Olympic Team Trials ... Earned CSCAA Scholar All-America honorable mention accolades.

Junior · 2010-11
Won the 500-yard freestyle in 4:59.95 against Columbia Nov. 19 ... Swam with the 10th-place 800 free relay team at the Georgia Invitational ... Took ninth in the 1,000 and 200 free events and earned All-Ivy League first-team accolades as part of the winning 800 free relay squad at the 2011 Ivy Championships.

Sophomore · 2009-10
Part of runner-up 800 free relay team at Ivy Championships with NCAA provisional time of 7:17.25 … Named to All-Ivy second team … Won the 1,000 free event in season-opening Cornell-Dartmouth tri-meet Nov. 14.

Freshman · 2008-09
CSCAA Scholar All-American Honorable Mention … Finished fifth in the 1,650 freestyle and third in the 200 free at Ivy League Championships ... Helped the 800 free relay team take first, set a school record and provisionally qualify for the NCAA Championships (7:13.71) at Ivy League Championships … Provisionally qualified for NCAA Championships in the 500 free at Ivy League Championships … Won the 200 free against Columbia … Made collegiate debut in season opener against Cornell and Dartmouth.

Before Harvard
Class valedictorian ... National Honor Society ... National Latin Honor Society ... Member of New Jersey Wave club team.

Personal
Enjoys hanging out with friends and baking.