Laura Evans
Laura Evans
Height: 5-11
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Old Greenwich, Conn.
High School: Greenwich
Previous College: California
Position: Free/Individual Medley
Major: History and Science
House Affiliation: Eliot

Sophomore (2010-11)
Cruised to her first victory as a member of the Crimson winning the 100 Breast with a time of 1:07.04 against Brown Jan. 14 ... Captured the 100 Free with a time of 52.43 against Brown Jan. 14 ... Won the 100-yard backstroke and 200-yard breast stroke in 58.03 and 2:21.64 against Penn Jan. 23 ... Helped Harvard to second-place finish at 2011 Ivy League Championships, placing fourth in 200 IM, second in 400 IM, fifth in 200 backstroke and helping the 800 free relay to a win, earning All-Ivy first team honors in the process. 

Before Harvard
Transferred from California after her freshman season ... Member of the swimming and diving and water polo teams at Greenwich ... Ten-time All-America selection ... Connecticut state champion on nine different occasions ... Voted team MVP three times during high school career ... Three-time member of the U.S. National Cadet Water Polo team ... Three-time recipient of Academic All-America credentials ... Connecticut state record holder in four different events ... Named Connecticut State MVP and Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference (FCIAC) Swimmer of the Year in 2008 ... Helped high school team to four-straight undefeated seasons and four-straight state championships ... Salutatorian at Greenwich ... National Merit Scholar and recipient of the Harvard Book Award ... Involved in the Washington Elementary Mentoring Program ... Enjoys DJing, longboarding and singing.