Harry Harkins
Harry Harkins
Height: 6-2
Year: So.
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
High School: Quaker Valley
Event(s): Free/Fly

SUNYACs 2018: Placed first and set a meet record in the 800 free relay (6:51.59) … Placed first and qualified with an NCAA B Cut in the 200 free relay (1:22.53) … Placed first and set a SUNYAC record in the 400 free relay (3:03.77).

NCAA Championships 2018: Earned 19th in the 800 free relay (7:00.14) … Grabbed 19th place in the 400 free relay (3:06.02) … Finished 20th in the 200 medley relay (1:36.01) … Took 20th in the 200 free relay (1:23.28).

Prior to Geneseo: Swam for Quaker Valley HS with head coach Jacinta Batisky … swam for Pittsburgh Elite Aquatics with head coach John Nemeth … member of the 2015 Pennsylvania Class AA State Champion team and the 2015-2017 Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) Champion team with Quaker Valley … also member of the 2014-2017 sectional champion team with Quaker Valley … one-time state gold medalist … seven-time league gold medalist … honor roll … member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Harry Charles Harkins was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pa. … parents are Ellie and Kevin Harkins … has two siblings, Tice and Kelly … cousin, Ryan Steinbock, ran cross country for Dickinson College … major is currently undeclared … enjoys mountain biking, scuba diving, surfing, and playing basketball and tennis … favorite athletic related moment was winning the Pennsylvania State Championship in 2015 … favorite professional sports teams are the Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Penguins, and the Pittsburgh Pirates … favorite professional athletes are Starling Marte, Ben Rothlisberger, and Sidney Crosby … started swimming competitively in the fall of 2005 because his brother join a swim team at the same time and he wanted to swim with him … names his teammate Josh Chamberlain, as having the most influence on his swimming career because he was far busier outside of the sport and he worked harder than him. Comparing him help to motivate himself to push harder in the sport.

2018-19 Top Marks

50 Freestyle SCY 21.43 8th Annual Ithaca College Bomb 11/30/2018
100 Freestyle SCY 47.02 8th Annual Ithaca College Bomb 12/2/2018
200 Freestyle SCY 1:44.85 8th Annual Ithaca College Bomb 12/1/2018
100 Breaststroke SCY 1:05.11 Cortland vs Geneseo 11/10/2018
100 Butterfly SCY 55.29 Cortland vs Geneseo 11/10/2018