ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Victoria Chan
Victoria Chan
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Toronto, Ont.
High School: Havergal College
Position: Freestyle/IM

Freshman 2013-14
Part of the 200 medley relay (1:44.34) that placed third, finished first in the 200 freestyle (1:46.80) and in the 50 freestyle (23.54) while finishing third in the 200 IM (2:05.11) at Columbia Nov. 9 … Raced on the 200 medley relay (1:45.00) that finished first and the 400 freestyle relay (3:24.74) that finished first, came in second in the 100 backstroke (55.85), first in the 100 butterfly (55.66) against Dartmouth and Cornell (Nov. 16) … Finished 20th in the 50 freestyle (23.28) and was part of the 400 medley relay (3:43.49) that placed eighth at the Texas Invitational (Dec. 5-7) … Swam on the first-place 200 medley relay unit (1:44.88); grabbed second place in both the 100 free (51.63) and 200 free (1:51.32); Participated in the 200 free relay against Brown … Once again competed with the winning 200 medley relay team at Penn (1:44.59); took first in the 500 free (4:58.25) and second in the 200 fly (2:09.28) … Claimed first in four events at HYP: 50 free (23.14), 200 free (1:47.97), and as a member of the 200 medley (1:43.12) and 400 medley (3:21.42) teams … Was a member of the 200 free (1:31.08) and 400 free (3:38.69) relay units to earn second place at the Ivy League Championships; took second in the 50 free (22.87), fourth in the 100 free (49.99) and third in the 200 free (1:48.19) over the three-day, championship-winning weekend.

Before Harvard
Three-year letterwinner at Havergal College ... Led Havergal College to two OFFSA Championships ... Named Havergal College Athlete of the Year in 2009 ... Silver medalist at the 2011 World Junior Championships ... In 2012, earned a silver medal at the Junior Pan Pacific Championships ... Top 10 in Canada for the open 50, 100 and 200 meter freestyles ... 2012 Olympic Trials qualifier ... Canadian record holder for the 100 meter free for her age group in 2010 ... Graduate with Distinction ... Yale Book Prize recipient in 2013 ... Sunnybrook Hospital Volunteer.