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Daniela Johnson
Daniela Johnson
Year: Senior
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
High School: Miami Palmetto Senior
Position: Freestyle

Senior 2016-17
Second team All-Ivy League in the 800 free relay … Placed fourth in the 200 IM, fourth in the 200 free and fifth in the 200 breast at the Ivy League Championship meet … Placed eighth in the 200 and 200 breast at the H-Y-P … Helped Harvard win the 400 free relay, placed fourth in the 200 free and seventh in the 200 breast vs. Brown and Penn … Runner-up in the 500 and fourth in the 50 free against Columbia.

Junior 2015-16
Second team All-Ivy League in the 800 free and 400 medley relays … Finished second in the 200 breast (2:25.09) and sixth in the 100 breast (1:08.36) against Cornell and Dartmouth … Took third against Cornell and Dartmouth in the 200 IM (2:06.47) … Won the 200 free (1:52.00) and took second against Columbia in the 200 breast (2:24.13) … Finished second in the 200 free (1:49.44 ) and fourth in the 200 breast (2:17.45) at the Hawkeye Invitational … Won the 200-meter (2:05.35) and earned fifth in 200 breast (2:22.98) against Brown and Penn … Recorded Harvard’s fastest time of the season in the 200 free (1:47.98) and third-fastest in the 100 free (50.58) at the Ivy League Championship Meet.

Sophomore 2014-15
Placed second in the 200 free versus Dartmouth and Cornell (1:52.16); took sixth in the 100 fly (58.18) and fifth in the 200 IM (2:07.63) … Took second in the 200 free (1:52.14), third in the 100 free (52.60) and first in the 400 free relay against Columbia … Placed seventh in the 100 breaststroke (1:07.35) and sixth in the 200 breaststroke (2:23.10) … Placed fourth in the 200 free (1:52.14), third 100 free (52.03) and fifth in the 100 fly (57.49) against Brown and Penn … Claimed a first-place finish in the 200 medley relay (1:42.38), seventh in the 200 free (1:51.86) and seventh in the 100 fly (56.41) at HYP … Placed fifth in the 200 IM’s C Final (2:03. 76) at the Ivy League Championships; tied for fifth in the championship final in the 200 free (1:49.78); took seventh in the C Final of the 200 breaststroke.

Freshman 2013-14
Part of the 400 freestyle relay (3:27.25) that placed first and the 200 medley relay (1:51.61) that placed fourth against Columbia while finishing fourth in the 50 freestyle (24.39), finished third in the 100 freestyle (52.13) Nov. 9 … Raced on the 200 medley relay (1:47.47) that finished third, came in third in the 200 freestyle (1:52.49), third in the 100 freestyle (51.83) and was part of the 400 freestyle relay (3:24.74) that finished first against Dartmouth and Cornell Nov. 16 … Part of the 200 freestyle relay (1:35.62) that finished 13th, and part of the 400 medley relay (3:49.91) that finished 11th at the Texas Invitational Dec. 5-7 … Swam as a member of the third-place 200 medley relay team (1:48.71), took second in the 100 breast (1:07.62), second in the 200 breast (2:21.81) and was a part of the second-place 200 free relay team (1:39.17) against Brown … Was a member of the third-place 200 medley relay team (1:47.83), before taking first in the 100 free (52.27) and second in the 200 breast (2:26.80) at Penn … Placed third in the 100 free (51.34) and the 200 free (1:50.14), and took fourth in the 200 breast (2:21.99) at HYP … Was a member of the winning, pool-record setting 800 freestyle relay (7:15.07), the second place 200 free relay (1:31.08), third in the 200 medley relay (1:40.13); took fourth in the 200 free, but clocked in a 1:48.23 in the prelims; stole ninth in the 100 free (50.59) and 12th in the 200 breast at the Ivy League Championships … Swam in the Ivy time trials, finishing the 50 free in 23.74.

Before Harvard
 Selected as captain as a senior and earned four varsity letters in swimming at Miami Palmetto Senior ... Helped her high school team to an undefeated GMAC, district and dual-meet records ... Led Miami Palmetto Senior to a dual-meet championship ... Regional champion as a senior ... Two-time district champion ... Had six individual top three finishes at state championships ... Member of two third place relay teams at the state championships ... All-Dade Swimming and Diving Girls Swimmer of the Year ... Four-time All-Dade first team member ... Three-time MVP ... Scholar-Athlete All-Dade nominee as a senior ... Two-year member of the National Society of High School Scholars ... Recognition Award in Advanced Placement Art History recipient as a sophomore ... Principal Honor Roll student as a sophomore ... Superior Honor Roll student as a junior ... Volunteered with the Reach Program and Breakthrough ... Her mother, Elvira Restrepo, and her father, Neil Johnson, both finished graduate degrees at Harvard with her mother completing in 1990 and her father in 1989.

PRINCIPLED LEADERSHIP, ACADEMIC INTEGRATION AND COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE