Petra Janney
Petra Janney
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Edgecomb, Maine
High School: Phillips Exeter Academy
Position: Free/Fly
House Affiliation: Quincy

Harvard Women's Swimming and Diving
Career Highs
50 Free: 25.53 (Georgia Invitational, 12/2/11)
100 Free: 54.74 (Georgia Invitational, 12/3/10)
100 Back: 1:00.58 (HYP, 1/28/11)
200 Back: 2:09.41 (HYP, 2/4/12)
100 Fly: 57.63 (Ivy League Championships, 2/25/11)
200 Fly: 2:07.42 (Ivy League Championships, 2/25/11)
200 IM: 2:10.36 (HYP, 1/28/11)
400 IM: 4:42.92 (Georgia Invitational, 12/3/10)

Sophomore · 2011-12
Member of the 200 medley relay team that placed seventh with a time of 1:50.80 and participated in the 100 backstroke and butterfly events against Cornell and Dartmouth ... Finished third in the 100 fly (59.15), and took sixth in the 100 back (1:02.06) and 200 back (2:11.78) at the MIT Invitational ... Was a member of the third-place finishing 200 free relay team at the ECAC Championships.

Freshman · 2010-11
Helped the Crimson to a second-place finish at the 2011 ECAC Championships by turning in an eighth-place time of 57.63 in the 100 butterfly at ECACs and finishing 11th in the 200 butterfly consolations finals with a time of 2:07.42. 

Before Harvard
Swam three years at Phillips Exeter Academy after spending freshman season on North Yarmouth Academy squad … Named 2010 MVP of Exeter girls swimming and diving team … NEPSSA top 20 in 100-yard butterfly, 200 individual medley, 200 freestyle and 400 free relay … Exeter school record holder and All-American as part of 400 free relay team … Holds 10 team records and was named MVP as a freshman at Yarmouth Academy … Holds 10 club and four Maine state individual swimming records and helped club team to state and national championships … Led Exeter swim team to a state championship as a senior … Presidential Scholar and National Merit Scholar semifinalist … Top performer in national German test in 2009 and outstanding academic performance in French in 2008 … Noted for excellence in English composition in 2007 … Volunteers at animal shelters and the Make-A-Wish Foundation … Enjoys reading, music, movies and baking … Brother, Niall Janney, is a member of the Harvard men’s swimming and diving team and grandfather, Henry James McTighe II ’37, was a member of the swimming and diving and boxing teams while at Harvard.