Sava Turcanu
Sava Turcanu
Height: 6-0
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hickory, N.C.
High School: St. Stephens
Position: Freestyle/Butterfly/Backstroke
House Affiliation: Cabot

Senior 2016-17
Finished eighth in the 200 fly and fifth in the ‘B’ finals of the 200 free and 500 free at the Ivy Championship Meet … Won the 200 fly and was fourth in the 500 free versus Yale … Placed fifth in the 200 fly against Brown and Penn … Eighth in the 200 fly and ninth in the 100 fly versus Denver and Utah … Runner-up in the 200 fly at BYU … Second in the ‘C’ final of the 200 fly at the Texas Invite … Fourth in the 200 fly facing Columbia … Won the 200 fly (1:53.05) and eighth in the 500 free against Cornell and Dartmouth.

Junior 2015-16
Captured the top spot in the 200 free against Bryant in 1:41.24 and finished second in the 200 fly … Finished as the runner-up in the 1,000 free against Cornell and Dartmouth … Took second in the 200 (1:41.77) and 500 (4:35.65) free at Columbia … Ended up with 19th position in the 1650 free (15:46.92) to conclude the Texas Invitational ... Finished ninth place in the 1000 free (9:46.01) against conference rivals Brown and Penn in a double-dual meet.

Before Harvard
Selected as captain his senior year and earned four varsity letters in swimming … Three-time state champion … Named 3A State MVP in 2012 … Three-time YMCA National Champion … Record holder in the 800 free … Member of the Beta Club and JSA Club.