Francesca Dong
Francesca Dong
Year: 2019
Hometown: Princeton Junction, N.J.
High School: West-Windsor Plainsboro North
Position: Sprint
Major: Political Science/Architecture

Link to CollegeSwimming.com Career Statistics

Collegiate Personal Records:

  • 50 Y Free - 25.81: MIT Invitational, December 03, 2016
  • 100 Y Free - 56.95: MIT Invitational, December 04, 2016
  • 200 Y Free - 2:04.27: 2016 NEWMAC Championships, February 20, 2016
  • 500 Y Free - 5:40.91: 2019 Seven Sisters Championship, January 19, 2019
  • 1000 Y Free - 12:41.67: Seven Sisters Championship, January 21, 2018
  • 1650 Y Free - 21:37.09: Seven Sisters Championship, January 21, 2018
  • 50 Y Back - 33.01: Wellesley vs. Smith, January 09, 2016
  • 100 Y Back - 1:08.66: MIT Invitational, December 05, 2015
  • 200 Y Back - 2:37.05: Wellesley vs. Smith, January 09, 2016

2017-2018: As a junior, had her fastest time in the 1000 Y Free (12:41.67) and the 1650 Y Free (21:37.09) at the Seven Sisters Championships on January 21.

2016-2017: As a sophomore, finished second in the 100 Y Free (58.29) against Simmons on November 12...posted a second place finish in the 50 Y Free (27.07) and a third place finish in the 100 Y Free (58.37) against Smith on January 14.

2015-2016: As a first-year, posted her fastest time in the 100 Y Back (1:08.66) at the MIT Invitational on December 5...finished fourth in the 50 Y Free (27.20) and the 200 Y Free (2:10.75) against Smith on January 9.

Before Wellesley: Four year varsity athlete on the highschool swim team...Captain of the swim team senior year...Vice President of Junior Statesmen of America...Volunteer at SAFE animal shelter as a sophomore and junior...lifeguard and swim instructor freshmen through junior year.

Personal: Daughter of Dahai Dong and Jessica Wei...born in Los Angeles, California...has one brother, Frank...Chose to attend Wellesley because of the unique sisterhood and community on campus...loves photography, art, and indie movies.