ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Jack Pretto
Jack Pretto
Height: 6-1
Weight: 165
Year: Junior
Hometown: Prospect, Conn.
High School: Hotchkiss
Position: Freestyle/Backstroke
Major: History of Art and Architecture
House Affiliation: Adams

Member of Harvard record holding 200 medley relay team (1:27.18)

Personal Records
50 Free: 21.54 (Janis Hape Dowd Nike Cup Invite, 11/17/11)
50 Back: 22.67 (Ivy League Championships, 3/3/11
100 Back: 48.86 (Ivy League Championships, 3/1/12)
200 Back: 1:47.82 (Ivy League Championships, 3/3/11)
100 Fly: 49.57 (Ivy League Championships, 3/1/12) 

Junior 2012-13
Won the 100 back and was a member of the winning 200 medley relay team against Cornell and Dartmouth Nov. 10 ... Helped the 200 medley relay team to a victory over Columbia Nov. 16 ... Finished second in the 100 back at Brown Jan. 17 with a time of 51.76 and was a member of the winning 200 medley relay team ... Was a member of the winning 200 medley relay and 400 medley relay teams at the Shamrock Invitational Jan. 25-26 ...Was a member of both winning 200 medley relay (1:27.18) and 400 medley relay (3:14.12) teams at HYP Feb. 2-3 ... Part of the 200 medley relay team that finished first with a time of 1:30.66 against Penn Feb. 16 and finished first in the 100 backstroke ... Finished third in the 100-yard backstroke (49.06) and a member of the first-place 200 medley relay and third-place 200 free relay at the ECAC Championships (Mar. 3).

Sophomore 2011-12
Placed first in the 200 medley relay with a time of 1:31.67 and took second in the 100 back in 51.43 against Cornell and Dartmouth Nov. 12 ... Finished fifth in the 200 free relay in 1:23.21 and seventh in the 100 back with a time of 50.55 at the UNC Invitiational Nov. 19 ... Was a member of the winning 200 medley relay team and placed second in the 100 back against Brown Jan. 19 ... Placed second in the 200 medley relay (1:30.40) at No. 8 Ohio State Jan. 21 ... Was a member of the second-place finishing 200 medley relay (1:29.15) and 400 medley relay (3:17.02) teams at the HYP meet Feb. 4 ... Earned second team All-Ivy honors as a member of the 200 medley relay team and the 400 medley relay team ... Earned CSCAA Scholar All-America honorable mention accolades.

Freshman 2010-11
Helped 200-yard medley relay team take first and placed second in 100 backstroke at Dartmouth/Cornell tri-meet ... Took the 200 back against Columbia Nov. 19, with a time of 1:54.91 ... Claimed the 50 back against BU Dec. 3 ... Took the 100 back against UConn Dec. 4 ... Helped the 200-yard medley relay team take first in 1:33.75 and finished second in the 200-yard backstroke in 1:53.34 against Brown Jan. 21 ... Finished second in the 100-yard backstroke in 51.64 against Penn Jan. 23 ... Won the 100-yard backstroke in 49.73 at the Yale/Princeton tri-meet Jan. 30 ... Part of a fourth-place finish in the 200 medley relay, posting a time of 1:29.99, finished third in the 100 back in 49.03 and earned a sixth-place finish in the 200 backstroke at the 2011 Ivy League Championship.

Before Harvard
Member of the swimming and water polo teams at Hotchkiss, serving as captain of both during senior season … Captained Cheshire YMCA Sea Dog Swim Club … Received Nelson S. Talbott ’11 Cup as a freshman and sophomore as underclassman MVP … Received the William N. Stakeley Swimming Award as a junior and senior as the upperclassman MVP … Founder League MVP and Babcock Award recipient … All-American in the 100 backstroke as a junior and a senior and in the 200 freestyle as a senior … Scholastic All-American … School record holder in the 200 medley relay, 100, 200 and 500 free and 100 backstroke … League record holder in the 100 back … Architecture Award recipient … Member of the Gosepl Choir, Polar Bear Club, Students for Environmental Action, Drama productions and Filipino American Association of Western Connecticut.