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Kristina Li
Kristina Li
Year: Senior
Hometown: Gaithersburg, Md.
High School: Thomas Sprigg Wootton
Position: Backstroke/Butterfly

Senior 2017-18
Finished fourth with a pair of NCAA B-cut times in the 100 backstroke (54.15) and 200 backstroke (1:57.23) at the Ivy League Championship Meet ... Placed seventh in the 100 backstroke (55.80) at HYP ... Won the 100 backstroke (56.47) and 200 backstroke (2:01.26) against Brown and Penn ... Finished fifth in the B-final of the 200 backstroke at the Texas Invitational with an NCAA B-cut time of 1:58.46 ... Fifth in the B-final of the 100 backstroke at the Texas Invitational with an NCAA B-cut time of 54.42 ... Won the 200 backstroke (2:00.69) against Columbia. 

Junior 2016-17
Placed fifth in the 200 back, fourth in the 100 back and won the ‘C’ final of the 100 fly at the Ivy League Championships … Finished second in the 200 back and fourth in the 100 back at H-Y-P … Won the 100 back (56.05) and was runner-up in the 200 back against Penn and Brown … First place in the 100 back (56.55) and fourth in the 100 fly vs. Columbia … Won the 100 back (56.62) and the 200 back (2:02.93) against Cornell and Dartmouth.  

Sophomore 2015-16
Placed second in the 200 back (2:03.12), third in the 200 meter (2:13.16) and third in the 100 back (56.25) against Columbia … Took ninth in the 200 back (1:59.45) at the Hawkeye Invitational … Finished second in the 100 backstroke (57.16) and in the 200 backstroke (2:01.78) against Brown and Penn … Recorded Harvard’s third-fastest time of the season in the 100 (54.08) and 200 back (1:57.02), as well as the fourth-quickest mark in the 50 free (23.55) at the Ivy League Championship Meet.

Freshman 2014-15
Second Team All-Ivy League in the 100 back … Swam to a second-place finish in the 100 back (57.07) and seventh in the 100 fly (58.35) at the Dartmouth/Cornell tri-meet … Finished in second in both the 100 back (56.62) and the 200 back (2:01.59) against Columbia … Placed 44th in the 50 free (23.82) at the competitive Texas Invite; took 17th in the 100 back (54.32) and 11th in the 200 back (1:58.53) … Was the top Crimson finisher in the 100 back (56.08) and took seventh in the 100 fly (58.07) against both Duke and South Carolina … Won the 100 back (56.47), placed ninth in the 50 free (24.84) and sixth in the 100 fly (58.71) … Swam to a second place finish in the 100 back (55.55) and in the 200 back (2:00.44) at HYP … Placed 26th in the prelims of the 100 fly (56.35) at the Ivy League Championships; took second behind teammate Danielle Lee in the 100 back (54.91) for Second Team All-Ivy; placed fifth in the championship final of the 200 back (1:58.46).

Before Harvard
Four-year letterwinner at Thomas Sprigg Wootton High School … Served as a captain in 2013 and 2014 … Swam with the Nation's Capital Swim Club … Named Washington Post All-Meet First Team … USA Swimming Scholar Athlete (2012-14) … County record holder in the 100 back and 100 fly … School record holder in the 100 back, 100 fly, 100 free and 200 free … National Honor Society (2011-14) … Math Honor Society (2011-14)

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