Eric Ronda
Eric Ronda
Height: 6-0
Year: Senior
Hometown: Greenwich, Conn.
High School: Brunswick School
Position: Breaststroke/IM
House Affiliation: Currier

Senior 2016-17
Placed third in the 200 breast and won the ‘B’ final of the 100 breast at the Ivy Championship Meet … Finished fourth in the 200 breast and fifth in the 100 breast, while also competing on two relays versus Yale … Won the 100 breast (56.75) against Boston College … Came in fifth in the 200 breast and seventh in the 100 breast against Brown and Penn …Runner-up in the 200 breast and fourth in the 100 breast against Denver and Utah … Sixth in the top final of the 200 breast at the Texas Invite … Placed fourth in the 100 breast facing Columbia … Second in the 200 breast against Cornell and Dartmouth.

Junior 2015-16
Qualified for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials ... Won the 200 breast (2:02.93) and took second in the 1,000 free (9:44.32) versus Bryant … Claimed second in the 100 breast in a time of 57.08 and in the 200 breast in 2:02.35 against Cornell and Dartmouth … Victorious in the 200 breast with a time of 2:02.07 and also took fourth in the 100 at Columbia ... Finished in eighth place to end the time at 57.71 in the 100 breaststroke against Brown and Penn with a win in the 200 breast (2:02.56) ... Placed third in the 200 breast (2:02.26) against UNLV and Air Force … Claimed fourth in the 200 breast (1:56.41) at the Ivy Championship Meet.

Sophomore 2014-15
Took fourth in the 100 breaststroke (55.76) and won the 200 breaststroke (1:58.69) against Dartmouth and Columbia … Won the 200 medley relay (1:30.01), the 100 breaststroke (56.24) and the 200 breaststroke (2:00.74) versus Columbia … Took 32nd in the 500 free (4:35.67) and 14th in the 100 breaststroke at the Texas Invite … Placed seventh in the 100 breaststroke (57.77) and third in the 200 breaststroke (2:03.17) versus Duke and South Carolina … Placed third in the 100 breaststroke (56.83) and ninth in the 500 free (4:41.73) against Brown and Penn … Placed second at HYP in the 100 breaststroke (55.08) and won the 200 breaststroke (1:58.20) … Placed 23rd in the 500 free (4:30.44), won the B Final of the 100 breaststroke (54.41) and claimed second in the 200 breaststroke (1:56.19) at the Ivy Champs. 

Before Harvard: Four-year letterwinner … Named MVP in 2013 … Earned All-America status in the 100 breast in 2013 … New England record holder in the 100 breast … Connecticut record holder in the 200 breast … Earned a bronze medal at the junior Pan Pacific in the 200 breast in 2012 … Placed 10th at the World Rankings in the 200 breast long course … Senior national finalist in the 200 breast … Junior National team member … Competed in the 100 and 200 breast at the 2012 Olympic Trials … Also lettered in crew and water polo … Honor Roll student.