PRINCIPLED LEADERSHIPACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE
Willa Wang
Willa Wang
Year: Senior
Hometown: Baltimore, Md.
High School: Orion
Position: Distance Free/IM/Back/Fly
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Dunster

Senior 2016-17
Placed fifth in the 500 free and third in the 1,000 free at the Ivy League Championship meet … Fifth in the 1,000 free and 10th in the 500 free at H-Y-P … Won the 500 free (4:55.99) and finished fourth in the 1,000 free vs. Penn and Brown … Took the top spot in the 500 free (5:02.26) and the 1,650 free (17:03.01) against Columbia … Fifth in the ‘C’ final of the 500 free and 15th in the 1,650 free at Texas Invite … Won the 1,000 free (10:13.05) against Cornell and Dartmouth. 

Junior 2015-16
Finished third in the 1000 free (10:20:95) and 10th in the 200 breast (2:33.04) against Cornell and Dartmouth … Won the 500 free (5:00.00) and took third in the 400 IM (4:29.91) against Columbia … Finished eighth in the 1650 free (16:41.96) and 19th in the 500 free (4:51.85) at the Texas Invitational … Won the 1000 free (10:11.89) against Brown and Penn … Had Harvard’s fastest times of the season in the 500 free (4:47.80), 1000 free (9:50.53) and 1650 free (16:29.81) at the Ivy League Championship Meet. 

Sophomore 2014-15
Touched the wall in 11th in the 100 breaststroke (1:14.09) and 12th in the 100 free (55.09) against Dartmouth and Cornell … Took fifth in the 500 free (5:12.97) against Columbia … Had an exhibition time of 5:05.61 in the 500 free versus Duke and South Carolina after the Holiday break … Took sixth in an exhibition time of 10:28.21 in the 1000 free, and finished in eighth place in the 400 IM (4:37.63) … Placed ninth at HYP in the 1000 free (10:16.41) and 13th in the 500 free (5:03.43).

Freshman 2013-14
Took second in the 500 freestyle (5:03.17) against Dartmouth and Cornell Nov. 16 … Placed 35th in the 500 freestyle (4:58.40) at the Texas Invitational (Dec. 5-7) … Finished third in the 1000 free (10:07.75) and sixth in the 200 breast (2:31.66) at home vs. Brown … Captured second place in the 200 IM at Penn (2:09.88) … Finished in fourth at HYP in the 1000 free (10:07.05) and participated in the 400 IM (4:29.73) … Swam a 4:57.83 prelim in the 500 free, took 12th in the 1000 free (10:02.96) and 10th in the 1650 free (16:49.25) at the Ivy League Championships to close out the year.

Before Harvard
Maryland Short Course Swimmer of the Year in 2010 and 2011 ... Member of the Junior National Women's Championships Team in 2012 ... Junior National Championships team member in 2009...Competed at the 2012 Olympic Trials.

PRINCIPLED LEADERSHIP, ACADEMIC INTEGRATION AND COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE