Shori Hijikata
Shori Hijikata
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Willoughby, Australia
High School: Hornsby Girls' School
Position: Butterfly/Breaststroke

Harvard Women's Swimming and Diving
Personal Records
100 Fly:
57.28 (Georgia Tech Fall Invite, 12/2/12)
200 Fly:
2:05.91 (Georgia Tech Fall Invite, 12/2/12)
50 Free: 24.98 (Georgia Tech Fall Invite, 12/2/12)
200 IM: 2:08.52 (Princeton & Yale, 2/2/13)

Freshman · 2012-13
Member of the 400 medley relay team that placed fifth at the ECAC Championships (Mar. 2).

Before Harvard:
Participated in cross country, swimming and water polo while at Hornsby Girls’ High School … Captained school swim team as a senior … Captained Lane Cove Swim Club for three years … Received the Pierre De Coubertin Award from the Australian Olympic Committee in 2010, named the Hornsby Girls’ School’s Sportswoman of the Year in 2011 and received the Hornsby Girls’ School’s Karyn Stanes Cup for Leadership in Sport in 2011 … Competed in the 2012 Australian Olympic Trials in five events, including the 50 fly, 100 fly, 200 fly, 50 breast and 100 breast … Three-year member of Australia’s Youth Performance Squad Silver Level … Six-time Australian Age Championships qualifier and four-time Australian Open Championships qualifier … Won five medals at the New South Wales State All-Schools Championship from 2009-12 … Took gold in the 50 free relay and bronze in the 100 fly at the Australian School Swimming Championships in 2010 … Established 38 school records in her six years … Won the Caltex Award for All Around Excellence in 2011 … Served as the School Prefect for 2010-11 academic year… Also served as the Student Representative Council Executive from 2009-10 and as the Editor in Chief of the school magazine from 2010-11 … Involved in six different community service projects through 2010-2011, including Legacy Day, Red Cross Blood Drive, Multiple Sclerosis 24 Hour Mega Swim, International Women’s Day, Cancer Council’s Daffodil Day and Anglicare Christmas Appeal … Volunteer instructor for community “Learn to Swim” program … Mother, Junko Hijikata ’90 attended Harvard Graduate School of Education … Younger brother, Kamiyu, is an open water swimmer at the national level.