PRINCIPLED LEADERSHIPACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE
Gabby Sims
Gabby Sims
Year: Junior
Hometown: Downers Grove, Ill.
High School: Downers Grove North
Position: Free/Back/Fly
Major: Applied Mathematics
House Affiliation: Dunster

Junior 2016-17
Second team All-Ivy League as a member of the 200 free and 400 free relays … Finished sixth in the 50 free, seventh in the 100 fly and seventh in the 100 free at the Ivy League Championship meet … Placed eighth in the 50 free and 12th in the 100 free at H-Y-P … Third in the 100 back and fourth in the 100 free vs. Columbia … Third in the 100 fly against Cornell and Dartmouth.

Sophomore 2015-16
Placed third in the 50 free (24.37) and eighth in the 100 free (53.68) against Cornell and Dartmouth … Took second against Columbia in the 50 free (24.46) … Finished fourth against Columbia in the 100 fly (58.92) … Earned 13th in the 100 fly (56.71), 14th in the 50 free (23.58) nad 15th in the 100 free (24.09) at the Hawkeye Invitational … Finished fifth in the 50 free (24.09) and eighth in the 100 butterfly (58.31) against Brown and Penn … Had Harvard’s fastest time of the season in the 100 free (50.46), the second-fastest time of the season in the 50 free (23.18) and third fastest in the 100 fly (54.68) at the Ivy Championship Meet.

Freshman 2014-15
Placed fifth in the 50 free (24.14) and in the 100 free (52.37) during the tri-meet with Dartmouth and Cornell … Took third place in the 50 free (23.99) and fourth in the 100 fly (57.50) against Columbia … Had a nice 35th place finish in the 50 free (23.68) at the competitive Texas Invite; also placed 23rd in the 100 free (50.70) … Swam to a seventh place finish in the 50 free (24.43) and ninth place finish in the 100 fly (58.57) against Duke and South Carolina after the break … Grabbed top-5 finishes in the 50 free (24.00) and 100 free (52.14) in the Brown/Penn Ivy tri-meet … Swam well at HYP to take eighth in the 50 free (24.19) and fourth in the 100 free (51.12) against Princeton and Yale … Finished second in the B Final of the 50 free (23.14) at Ivy Championships; also won the C Final of the 100 fly (55.30) and took fifth in the championship final of the 100 free (50.26).

Before Harvard
Four-year varsity swimmer with Downers Grove North … IHSA State record breaker … Seven-time IHSA State Champion … 16-time IHSA State Medalist … 16-time High School All-American … Four-year First Team All-State honoree (2010-14) … Named to Fall All-Area Team … Member of the 2011 NCSA All-Star Team … Member of the Illinois Senior Elite Team … 17-time Junior National Finalist … Undefeated dual meet season in 2013 … Conference champions in 2013 … Sectional champions (2010-14) … Second place team finish at IHSA State Championships … Most Decorated Athlete at Downers Grove North …. National Honor Society member … French Honor Society member … IHSA Scholar Athlete … USA Swimming High School Academic All-American … AP Scholar with Distinction

PRINCIPLED LEADERSHIP, ACADEMIC INTEGRATION AND COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE