Courtney Otto Interviewed for Swimming World's Morning Swim Show

Otto is one of the top swimmers on the 2012-13 Harvard women's swimming and diving squad which received votes in the most recent top 25 poll (photo Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Courtney Otto of the Harvard women's swimming and diving team was the featured guest on Swimming World's "Morning Swim Show" this morning. The interview, which was conducted by Jeff Commings, is shown on the front page of

Otto talks about last year's Olympic Trials as well as Harvard's and her own impressive performances at the recent Georgia Fall Invitational Nov. 30-Dec. 2. The Crimson set seven school records at the event, including a new 200 IM mark of 2:00.31 from Otto. The West Seneca, N.Y., native also had Harvard's highest finish in Athens, Ga., a third-place showing in the 200 butterfly. Otto swam a 1:56.24 in the event, good for the seventh best time in the nation to date, and was edged by Olympians Rachael Bootsma and Caitlin Leverenz of Cal.

The sophomore leads Harvard with three NCAA 'B' qualifying times this season as the Crimson owns 13 individual 'B' cut marks. Otto has produced 'B' level preliminary qualifying swims in the 200 IM, 400 IM and 200 butterfly. To watch the "Morning Swim Show," click play below or visit