ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Griffin Schumacher
Griffin Schumacher
Year: Freshman
Hometown: New York, N.Y.
High School: Riverdale Country School
Position: Freestyle

Harvard Men's Swimming and Diving

Member of Harvard record holding 200 Free Relay Team (1:19.17)
Member of Harvard record holding 400 Free Relay Team (2:53.22)

Career Highs
50 Free: 19.87 (Ivy League Championships, 3/1/12)
100 Free: 43.84 (Ivy League Championships, 3/1/12)
200 Free: 1:45:30 (UNC Invitational, 11/17/11)
100 Breast: 56.71 (Ivy League Championships, 3/1/12) 

Freshman 2011-12
Finished first in the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:31.67 and placed seventh in the 100 free in 47.52 against Cornell and Dartmouth Nov. 12 ... Placed fifth in the 200 free relay with a time of 1:23.31 and sixth in the 400 free relay with a time of 3:03.86 at the UNC Invitational Nov. 19 ... Was a member of the winning 200 medley relay team and placed third in the 100 breast against Brown Jan. 19 ... Took second in the 200 medley relay (1:30.40) at No. 8 Ohio State Jan. 21 ... Was a member of the first-place finishing 200 free relay team (1:20.50) and the second-place finishing 200 medley relay team (1:29.15) at the HYP meet Feb. 4 ... Was a member of the 400 free relay team that set a new Sheerr Pool record (3:01.18) at Penn Feb. 11 ... Was a member of the 400 free relay and 200 free relay teams that took first (2:53.22) and second (1:19.17) in school record times at the Ivy League Championships ...Earned first team All-Ivy honors in the 400 free relay and second team All-Ivy honors in the 200 free relay and 200 medley relay ... Earned a pair of All-America honorable mention accolades at the NCAA Championships as a member of Harvard's 400 free relay (16th place) and 800 free relay (13th place) teams ... Also helped Harvard to a 20th-place finish in the 200 free relay at the NCAA Championships ... Competed in the 50 and 100 free at the 2012 Olympic Team Trials.

Before Harvard
Was a four-year letterwinner on the Riverdale swimming team and also played a year of lacrosse … Named to All-Ivy Preparatory League first team five times and was a 14-time league champion … Named team MVP three times during high school career … 2010 Speedo Scholastic All-American … Holds seven school records, four league records and five club team records … A finalist at junior nationals … Received the National Latin Exam Maxima Cum Laude Award … Volunteers as a swim coach at Asphalt Green … Enjoys yo-yoing, building computers and reading.