ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
William Hakim
William Hakim
Year: Senior
Hometown: Belmont, Mass.
High School: Buckingham, Browne and Nichols School
Major: East Asian Studies
House Affiliation: Adams

Senior • 2014

IRA All-Academic team … Coxed the first varsity all season long … Led the V8 to the inaugural Harry Parker Cup at the EARC Sprints, as the team won its fifth-straight Rowe Cup … Helped the V8 to a fifth-place finish at the IRA National Championships …Coxed the Crimson to its seventh-straight win at the 149th Harvard-Yale Regatta. 

Junior • 2013

Coxed the second varsity all season, including wins over Cornell, Brown, and a win at the IRA varsity eight Petite Final.

Sohpomore • 2012

Coxed for the second varsity eight as well as the third varsity eight four times ... Helped the second varsity eight take the bronze at the IRA National Championships ... Helped the second varsity eight finish 6-0 in dual competition ... Contributed to the win at the H-Y Regatta and Harvard’s fifth straight sweep of Yale ... Runner-up to Wisconsin in the grand final at the EARC Sprints, contributing to the Rowe Cup win ... Aided in win against Northeastern ... Helped the third varsity eight in wins against Navy and Penn, Princeton, and Cornell.

Freshman • 2011

Coxed the freshman eight, contributing to an undefeated dual season and Sprints championship … Made it to the semifinals for the Temple Cup at the Henley Royal Regatta, setting an event record in the quarterfinals … Earned a bronze medal at the IRA National Championships … Helped defeat the Yale freshmen at the 146th Harvard-Yale Regatta May 28… Helped take first place and contributed to Rowe Cup win at the EARC Sprints … Contributed to victories over Northeastern, Navy, Penn, Princeton, MIT, Brown and Cornell.

Before Harvard

Served as the coxswain on the varsity team at Buckingham Browne & Nichols for four years … Ran cross country for three years … Mother, Linda Bilmes ’80, attended Harvard.