ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Helen Pitchik
Helen Pitchik
Year: Senior
Hometown: Toronto, Ont.
High School: Harbord Collegiate Institute
Position: Breast
Major: Neurobiology
House Affiliation: Quincy

Harvard Women's Swimming and Diving
Career Highs
500 Free: 5:19.04 (Harvard Invitational, 11/20/09)
1000 Free: 10:50.63 (Ivy League Championships, 2/25/10)
100 Breast: 1:04.03 (Georgia Invitational, 12/2/11)
200 Breast: 2:16.93 (HYP, 2/4/12)
200 IM: 2:07.40 (HYP, 2/4/12)
400 IM: 4:43.84 (Penn, 1/23/11)

Senior · 2011-12
Finished second in the 200 breast in 2:21.97 and placed sixth in the 100 breast with a time of 1:06.29 against Cornell and Dartmouth ... Placed 22nd in the 100 breast (1:04.81) at the Georgia Invitational ... Took third in the 200 breast in 2:23.16 and fifth in the 100 breast in 1:06.07 against Columbia and Penn ... Finished fourth in the 200 breast with a time of 2:16.93 and ninth in the 200 IM with a time of 2:07.40 at HYP ... Placed sixth in the 100 breast (1:05.58) and 200 breast (2:19.49), and eighth in the 200 IM (2:09.71) at the ECAC Championships.

Junior · 2010-11
Swam as a member of the 12th-place 400-yard medley relay team at the Georgia Invitational ... Placed 21st in the 200 IM, eighth in the 100 and 200 breaststroke events and was a part of the 400 medley relay squad that qualified third at the 2011 ECAC Championships.

Sophomore · 2009-10
Placed ninth in the 200 breast, 11th in the 100 breast and 24th in the 1,000 free at Ivy Championships … Finished second in 100 breast at season-opening Cornell-Dartmouth tri-meet … Captured the 200 breast title against Penn.

Freshman · 2008-09
Part of the third-place 200 and 400 medley relay squads at Ivy League Championships … Finished sixth in the 100 and 200 breaststroke at Ivy League Championships  ...  Won the 200 breast in collegiate debut in season opener against Cornell and Dartmouth.  

Before Harvard
Member of the Canadian record-breaking 4x100 medley relay team for long-course girls 13-14, 15-17 and short-course girls 13-14 ... National champion in the 50, 100 and 200 breaststrokes Summer 2007 in girls long-course 15-17 ... Participated for Team Canada in the 2006 Pan-Pacific Championships ... Member of the honor roll.

Personal
Enjoys traveling.