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Kent Haeffner
Kent Haeffner
Height: 6-6
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
High School: Pine Crest School
Position: Freestyle
Major: Government
House Affiliation: Quincy

Senior 2017-18
Finished eighth in the 1650 freestyle at the Ivy League Championship Meet with an NCAA B-cut time of 15:15.35 ... Placed third in the 1650 freestyle at HYP, clocking in with a time of 15:17.61 ... Second in the 1000 freestyle (9:28.84) against Bryant and Rider ... Swam the anchor leg of the 400 freestyle relay team that finished first against Bryant and Rider with a time of 3:05.44 ... Finished third in the 1000 freestyle relay (9:35.98) with a time of 9:35.98 against Cornell and Dartmouth. 

Junior 2016-17

Finished fifth in the 1,650 free, ninth in the 500 free and 10th in the 200 free against Yale … Swam in two exhibitions heats against Brown and Penn … Placed eighth in the 1,000 free versus Denver and Utah … Fourth in the 1,650 free at BYU … Came in third in the 1,000 free and fifth in the 500 free facing Columbia … Second in the 1,000 free and fifth in the 500 free against Cornell and Dartmouth.

Sophomore 2015-16
Claimed second place against Bryant in the 200 free in 1:43.94 … Came in third in the 1,000 free in 9:25.21 and in the 500 free in 4:36.12 at Columbia … Finished in 19th place at the Texas Invitational in the 500 free (4:26.72) … Ended up with 11th place in the 1650 free (15:32.80) to conclude the Texas Invitational ... Published seventh in the double meet of Brown and Penn in the 1000 free (9:32.28) with a 4:35.68 finish to create a fourth place finish in the 500 free ... Finished as the runner-up in the 1,000 free (9:31.93) and third in the 500 free (4:37.15) against UNLV and Air Force … Took sixth in the 1,000 free (9:05.87) and won the C final in the 500 free (4:24.85) at the Ivy Championship Meet.

Freshman 2014-15
Placed third in the 1000 free (9:33.44) and sixth in the 500 free (4:37.52) in the tri-meet with Dartmouth and Cornell … Took second in the 1650 free (16:02.18) and fourth in the 500 free (4:42.10) versus Columbia … Competed in the Texas Invite, taking 57th in the 500 free (4:37.70), 88th in the 200 free (1:43.87) and 28th in the 1650 free (15:55.58) … Took eighth in the 1000 free (9:38.38) in the tri-meet with Duke and South Carolina … Placed seventh in the 500 free (4:40.84) against Brown and Penn … Earned a fifth place finish in the 1650 free (15:35.10) and ninth in the 500 free (4:33.27) at HYP … Swam a 4:36.94 in the 500 free time trial at Ivy Champs.

Before Harvard:
Swam varsity at Pine Crest School, serving as a senior captain … Three-time NISCA High School All-American … Miami Herald All-County (2012, 2013) … Sun-Sentinel All-County (2012, 2013) … Pine Crest School Male Athlete of the Year (2014) … Pine Crest School Most Valuable Swimmer Award (2013-14) … Pine Crest School Most Improved Award (2011-12) … Pine Crest School John Koury Spirit Award (2010-11) … State Champion, 500 freestyle, (2013); was the fifth-fastest time in 1A state meet history … Third place at State Championship, 200 freestyle (2013) … Six-time state finalist … Led to team to third place finish at State Meet as a senior … Part of State Runner-Up team as a Sophomore … Led team to two regional titles and two district titles … World Championship Trials Qualifier … 12th place finish in 500 free and 13th place finish in 1650 free at 2013 Winter Junior Nationals … National Merit Scholar (2014) … National AP Scholar with Distinction (2013-14) … Sun-Sentinel Scholar-Athlete of the Year (2014) … Robert Gross Citizenship Award

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