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Freund leads Nittany Lions in race that comes down to the final event
Four-year letterwinner swimming the IM, breaststroke and freestyle at Bentonville High School for head coach Marcel Da Ponte … Four-year all-state and all-conference honoree … Won 14 state event championships (6 individual and 8 relay) and 16 district event championships (8 individual, 8 relay) … Four-time Arkansas Democrat Gazette Northwest Arkansas Swimmer of the Year … Two-time MaxPreps All-Arkansas Swimmer of the Year … NISCA All-American in the 200 IM (twice), 100 breaststroke and 200 medley relay … Set state record in the 200 IM (1:49.75) … Swam for Northwest Arkansas Aquatics … U.S. Open and Winter Nationals Qualifier … Nine-time Arkansas club swimmer of the year … Multi-state record holder … USA Swimming Scholastic All-American … Competed at Speedo Summer Junior Nationals … Placed at NCSA Junior Nationals and Speedo Winter Junior Nationals … Honor student … Inducted into National Honor Society … Four-year member of the school choir.
Full name is Hayden Scot Harlow … Born May 14, 1999 in Tulsa, Oklahoma … Parents are Scot and Tracy Harlow … Has a younger sister Josie … Uncle was a national champion wrestler at Oklahoma State … Intends to major in public relations … Aspires to work in media management … Enjoys music and the outdoors.
Why Penn State?
“Penn State offers unmatched athletic and academic traditions that prepare us for success in the pool, in the classroom, and life after college.”