ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Spenser Goodman
Spenser Goodman
Height: 6-1
Weight: 165
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: San Juan Capistrano, Calif.
High School: Capistrano Valley
Position: Free/Individual Medley
House Affiliation: Cabot

Harvard Men's Swimming and Diving
Personal Records
50 Free: 22.03 (Cornell and Dartmouth, 11/12/11)
100 Free: 45.06 (Ivy League Championships, 3/4/12)
200 Free: 1:37.23 (Ivy League Championships, 3/1/12)
500 Free: 4:27.40 (Ivy League Championships, 3/1/12)
1000 Free: 9:25.48 (at Ivy League Championships, 3/3/11)
200 Back: 2:01.76 (at Brown, 1/21/11)
200 Fly: 1:57.01 (Penn, 1/23/11)
200 IM: 1:59.67 (at Connecticut, 12/4/10
400 IM: 4:16.03 (at Brown, 1/21/11)

Sophomore 2011-12
Finished second in the 200 free with a time of 1:42.07 against Cornell and Dartmouth Nov. 12 ... Placed fourth in the 800 free relay with a time of 6:45.70 at the UNC Invitiational Nov. 19 ... Competed at the U.S. Swimming Winter National Championships and took 42nd in the 400 free (4:03.37) ... Matched his personal best time of 1:38.56 to place first in the 200 free at Columbia, and placed second in the 100 free with a PR of 45.94 ... Won the 500 free and placed third in the 1,000 free against Brown Jan. 19 ... Was a member of the 400 free relay team that set a new Sheerr Pool record (3:01.18) and took first in the 200 free (1:41.90) at Penn Feb. 11 ... Earned second team All-Ivy honors as a member of the 800 free relay team ... Competed in the 200 free at the 2012 Olympic Team Trials.

Freshman 2010-11
Earned second team All-Ivy honors as part of the second-place-finishing 800 free relay team with time of 6:34.95 at the 2011 Ivy League Championship ... Won the 200-yard freestyle in 1:40.70, placed second in the 100 free in 46.98 and helped 400 free relay team to a win in collegiate debut at Cornell/Dartmouth tri-meet ... Placed second in the 200 free against Columbia Nov. 19 ... Won with the 200-yard freestyle relay team in 1:24.73 against Penn Jan. 23 ... Tied for first in the 200-yard freestyle in 1:38.99 at the Yale/Princeton tri-meet Jan. 30 ... Finished fourth in the 500 free and fifth in the 200 free at the 2011 Ivy League Championship.

Before Harvard
Played water polo and swam for Capistrano Valley … Eleven-time All-American in swimming … Helped swim team to league championship in all four years of high school … Named MVP of swimming and water polo teams and helped water polo team to league championship in 2007 … Named league champion in the 100 breaststroke and All-American in 2008 … Named to 2008 South Coast All-League team for water polo and received team Most Inspirational Award … Received Stand Tall for Capo Award, presented by school principal for saving a teammate’s life at beach practice … Received swimming team MVP and water polo Offensive MVP awards as a junior … School record holder in the 100 freestyle and 400 free relay … AP Scholar and received Athlete of the Year award as a senior … Father, Davis Goodman ’77, was a member of the swimming, water polo and intramural crew teams at Harvard and aunt, Elenore Goodman ’80, attended Harvard … Mother, Amanda Read, played tennis at Stanford and was a member of the U.S. Olympic Field Hockey team in 1980.