Faith Martin
Faith Martin
Year: Junior
Hometown: Bristol, Conn.
High School: St. Paul Catholic
Position: Freestyle
Major: Psychology
House Affiliation: Eliot

Harvard Women's Swimming and Diving
Personal Records
50 Free:
24.01 (Speedo Sectional Championships, 3/8/12)
100 Free:
50.03 (Ivy League Championships, 2/25/12)
200 Free: 1:49.01 (HYP, 2/4/12)
100 Back: 56.54 (Georgia Invitational, 12/2/12)
100 Breast: 1:06.44 (Cornell & Dartmouth, 11/12/10) 
200 Breast: 2:14.66 (Ivy League Championships, 2/23/12)
200 IM: 2:00.88 (Ivy League Championships, 2/23/12)
400 IM: 4:16.83 (Ivy League Championships, 2/23/12)

Junior 2013-14
Came in fifth (24.41) in the 50 freestyle, sixth (52.74) in the 100 freestyle, seventh (2:08.53) in the 200 IM and was part of the 400 freestyle relay that placed fourth (3:38.95) at Columbia Nov. 9 … Raced on the 200 medley relay (1:47.47) that finished third, came in fourth in the 100 backstroke (28.44), third in the 200 breaststroke (2:23.94) and was part of the 400 freestyle relay (3:32.86) that finished fourth against Dartmouth and Cornell Nov. 16 … Part of the 200 freestyle relay (1:35.62) that finished 13th at the Texas Invitational Dec. 5-7 … Took part in the third place 200 medley relay team (1:48.71), and finished third in the 200 IM (2:08.61) and seventh in the 100 fly (59.71) in the dual vs. Brown … Swam in the 200 free, taking home fourth place in 1:55.52 at Penn … Swam in the 200 free (1:58.96) and took sixth in the 200 breast (2:22.99) for Harvard in the HYP meet … Took 10th in the 200 IM (2:02.04) and seventh in the 400 IM (4:24.23; swam a 4:20.47 in prelims) at the Ivy League Championships; also took 10th in the 200 breast (2:18.55).

Sophomore 2012-13
Was a double-winner, with victories in the 100 back (57.59) and 200 breaststroke (2:23.06) against Vermont Jan. 20 ... Member of the 400 freestyle relay team that finished fourth at the Ivy meet (Feb. 28).

Freshman 2011-12
Won the 200 free with a time 1:51.07 against Cornell and Dartmouth ... Placed 15th in the 400 IM with a time of 4:20.02 and turned in an NCAA B standard time of 2:01.39 to place 18th in the 200 IM at the Georgia Invitational ... Won the 100 back in 57.79 against Brown ... Placed fourth in the 200 IM (2:05.87), 200 free (1:52.15) and eighth in the 100 free (52.49) against Iowa and Northwestern ... Was a member of the winning 400 free relay team, and placed second in both the 200 breast (2:15.68) and 200 free (1:49.01) at HYP ... Was a member of the winning 800 free relay team, took second in the 400 IM with an NCAA B standard time of 4:16.83 and placed third in the 200 breast in an NCAA B standart time of 2:14.66 at the Ivy League Championships ... Competed in the 200 breast, 200 IM and 400 IM at the 2012 Olympic Team Trials.

Before Harvard
Lettered all four years for the St. Paul Catholic swimming team and served as team captain as a senior … Earned all-city, all-league, all-state and All-America honors every year of high school … Three-time Connecticut High School Girls Swimmer of the Year and Hartford Courant Swimmer of the Year … Named City Athlete of the Year in 2010, Naugatuck Valley League Outstanding Senior and league championship Swimmer of the Meet as a junior and senior … Four-time team MVP and two-time conference MVP … Earned seven individual state titles, six individual division titles and eight individual league titles … Graduated with school record in seven events and was undefeated in the regular season from 2008-11 … Holds eight state individual and relay records in the girls 15-16, 17-18 and senior divisions … Also holds two state and three league records … National Merit Commended Student in 2010 … Member of National Honor Society and Foreign Language National Honor Society … Salutatorian … Recipient of 2011 Judge Joseph P. O’Connell Award, 2010 CISCA Scholar Athlete recognition, 2011 CASCIAC Scholar Athlete Award, 2010-11 Fr. Robert Saunders Memorial Scholar Athlete Award, 2010 Harvard Book Award, 2010 Michaels’ Jewelers Award and the William Kolsun Memorial Scholarship Award for Science … Volunteered with Bristol Family Center and Bristol Association of Retarded Citizens Prom … Enjoys science, reading and writing … Mother, Meegan Wright Martin, swam at Texas A&M.