ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

Sebastian Lutz
Sebastian Lutz
Year: Junior
Hometown: Basking Ridge, N.J.
High School: The Pingry School
Position: Sprint Freestyle
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Mather

Sophomore 2016-17
Third in the 100 fly, tied for fourth in the 50 free and seventh in the 100 free versus Yale … Runner-up in the 100 breast, third in the 100 fly and member of winning 200 medley relay against Boston College … Placed fourth in the 50 free and ninth in the 100 fly against Brown and Penn … Sixth in the 50 free and eighth in the 100 free versus Denver and Utah … Third in the 50 free at BYU … Had a ‘B’ cut time in the ‘D’ final of the 100 fly at the Texas Invite …  Second in the 50 free and eighth in the 100 free facing Columbia …  Runner-up in the 50 free and third in the 100 fly against Cornell and Dartmouth.

Freshman 2015-16
Qualified for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Trials ... NCAA honorable mention All-America (200 free relay) … Came in second in the 50 free in tri-meet against Cornell and Dartmouth with a time of 21.02 … Member of the 200 free relay team that broke the Uris Pool record at Columbia in 1:20.74 and took third in the 50 free in 20.78 … With a near top-ten finish at the Texas Invitational, Lutz posed for 11th place in the 50 free (20.31) and a 26th-place finish in the 100 butterfly (49.14) … Posted 25th place in the 100 free in the Texas Invitational (44.84) ... Published a fourth place finish in the 50 free (20.96) against the conference foes Brown and Penn with a seventh place finish in the 100 free (46.81) ... Runner-up in the 50 free (20.12) and fourth in the 100 free (44.56) at the H-Y-P meet … Claimed sixth in the 50 free (19.81) and seventh in the 100 free (44.00) at the Ivy Championship Meet … Finished 16th at the NCAA Championships as a member of the 200 free relay team.

Before Harvard
Member of the varsity swimming team for four years and member of the water polo team for two years … Eight-time high school All-American at Pingry … Two-time New Jersey state champion in the 50 freestyle … YMCA national champion in the 50 and 100 freestyle in 2015 … 2016 Olympic Trial qualifier in the 50 freestyle … National Independent School record holder in the 50-meter short course freestyle … Pingry won four state title during his tenure and has won eight straight in total … 2015 Somerset County Scholar-Athlete Award … National Merit Commendation … 2014 Scholastic All-American … Four-time honor roll … Three-year volunteer at Saturdays in Motion … Wrote scientific research paper in The Journal of Infection and Drug Resistence, Clayworking Art Award at Pingry …. Won Juried Art Contest at Morristown Museum.

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS