Ellie Johnson
Ellie Johnson
Year: Junior
Hometown: Glendale, Ariz.
High School: Mountain Ridge
Position: Sprint Free/Fly
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Leverett

Harvard Women's Swimming and Diving
Career Highs
50 Free: 23.79 (twice, most recent, Ivy League Championships, 2/24/12)
100 Free: 51/99 (Harvard Invitational , 11/20/09)
500 Free: 5:14.80 (Brown, 1/14/12)
100 Fly: 56.58 (HYP, 1/30/10)
100 Breast: 1:15.31 (Brown, 1/14/12)

Junior · 2011-12
Part of the first-place finishing 200 medley relay team, finished third in the 50 freestyle (24.56) and participated in the 100 freestyle against Cornell and Dartmouth ... Finished eighth in the 100 fly (58.42) and ninth in the 50 free (24.40) at HYP ... Was a member of the winning 400 free relay team, placed second in the 50 free (23.79) and took fifth in the 100 fly (56.82) at the ECAC Championships.

Sophomore · 2010-11
Swam the third leg of the 200 free relay at the ECAC Championship meet, helping Harvard set a new meet record with a winning time of 1:34.47 ... Also powered the 400 free relay to a second-place result ... Collected seventh-place results in the 50 and 100 free, a sixth-place finish in the 100 butterfly and anchored the 200 and 400 medley relay squads to a pair of runner-up finishes at the same meet.

Freshman · 2009-10
Placed 11th in the 100 butterfly and 14th in the 50 and 100 free events at Ivy Championships … Helped 400 free relay team capture the title at HYP meet with mark of 3:28.35 … Won the 50 free at season-opening Cornell-Dartmouth tri-meet with a time of 24.42 ... Helped the Crimson medley relay team finish first in 1:49.10 against Penn Jan. 23.

Before Harvard
2008 state champion in 100 butterfly … Named MVP of swim team all four years … Named Mountain Ridge High School Athlete of the Month for December 2008 … Recognized with AIA Scholar Athlete Award 2005-08 … Four-time All-American.

Brother, Danny, swam at George Washington University … Enjoys baking and interior design.