ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
23 - Jeff Cohen
Jeff Cohen
Height: 6-0
Weight: 195
Year: Junior
Hometown: Syosset, N.Y.
High School: Syosset
Position: Attackman
Major: Government
House Affiliation: Mather

2011 (Junior):
Ranks tied for 10th in school history with 94 career goals ... Led Harvard with 31 tallies in junior season, which ranks 12th in program history for a single season ... Paced the Ivy League with seven man-up tallies ... Was second on the Crimson with 33 points ... Scored three or more goals in seven games ... Played in all 16 games, starting 12 ... Netted two goals at No. 5 Hofstra (March 5) ... Notched three scores and an assist while picking up one ground ball versus No. 20 Georgetown (March 8) ... Had a hat trick and two ground balls against Bellarmine (March 11) ... Put up four goals and dished out an assist while picking up one ground ball versus Holy Cross (March 15) ... Found the back of the net and collected a ground ball in win at Brown (March 19) ... Tallied four goals and picked up three ground balls at Dartmouth (March 26) ... Scored three times, caused two turnovers and collected a ground ball in win over Massachusetts (March 29) ... Picked up a ground ball against No. 6 Cornell (April 9) ... Recorded a hat trick and added a ground ball in win at Albany (April 12) ... Scooped up two ground balls against No. 15 Penn (April 16) ... Netted a goal in key victory at Princeton (April 23) ... Scored twice and added a ground ball in win over No. 14 Yale (April 30) ... Tallied three goals and collected a career-high four ground balls against No. 15 Penn (May 6).

2010 (Sophomore):
Started all 12 games ... Led Harvard with 29 goals and was second with 37 points ... Was fourth in the Ivy League in goals ... Had nine multiple-goal games ... Named to Tewaaraton Award Watch List ... Notched three goals and added an assist in win over Canisius (Feb. 27) ... Scored three times at Georgetown (March 3) ... Netted two goals, assisted on a tally and had one ground ball in victory at Holy Cross (March 6) ... Had two goals and an assist against Colgate (March 16) ... Recorded a four-goal effort and collected two ground balls against Brown (March 20) ... Honored as NEILA Player of the Week (March 23) ... Scored three times and added an assist in win over Dartmouth (March 27) ... Had a goal, an assist and three ground balls against No. 7 Duke (April 2) ... Led Harvard with five points on four goals and an assist, while grabbing a ground ball at No. 10 Cornell (April 10) ... Handed out an assist and added a ground ball at Penn (April 17) ... Scored a goal, dished out an assist, caused a turnover and grabbed two ground balls in win over No. 6 Princeton (April 24) ... Tallied four goals at Yale (May 1).

2009 (Freshman):
New England Rookie of the Year ... Named All-Ivy League honorable mention ... Selected as one of Best Freshman of 2009 by Inside Lacrosse ... Played in all 13 games, starting eight ... Led Harvard with 34 goals, 41 points and five man-up goals ... His 34 goals ranked ninth on Harvard's all-time single-season list ... Ranked third in the Ivy League and seventh in the nation with 2.62 goals per game and fourth in the Ancient Eight with 3.15 points per contest ... Tallied a hat trick, collected an assist and grabbed a ground ball in collegiate debut, helping Harvard top Duke (Feb. 22) ... Tabbed Ivy League Rookie of the Week and NEILA Co-Player of the Week (Feb. 23) ... Netted a man-up goal and handed out two assists in win at Stony Brook (Feb. 28) ... Handed out an assist and grabbed a ground ball against Massachusetts (March 7) ... Scored five goals and dished out an assist for six-point effort in win over Hartford (March 13); selected to Ivy League honor roll for effort (March 16) ... Netted two goals against Penn (March 21) ... Had a goal late in the fourth quarter at Georgetown (March 25) ... Scored once, handed out two assists and had a ground ball against Presbyterian (March 27) ... Had a team-high four goals, snared three ground balls and caused a turnover at Cornell (April 4); was named to Ivy League weekly honor roll for effort (April 6) ... Scored once and collected a ground ball at Princeton (April 11) ... Netted two goals and grabbed a ground ball against Brown (April 15) ... Established a career-high with six scores in victory over Holy Cross (April 18); honored as Ivy League Rookie of the Week for effort (April 20) ... Tallied five goals, including the game winner, against Yale (April 25); named Ivy Rookie of the Week for third time (April 27) ... Scored three times and picked up a ground ball in win at Dartmouth (May 2).

Before Harvard:
Received varsity letters in lacrosse and football at Syosset High ... Two-time captain of lacrosse and football teams ... Selected as the No. 4 incoming freshman in the country by Inside Lacrosse ... Was a two-time U.S. Lacrosse All-American ... Scored 260 goals in his career, breaking the all-time Long Island scoring record set by current Harvard players Max Motschwiller '09 and Dean Gibbons '11 (236 goals each) ... Also recorded 85 career assists ... Was twice named Offensive MVP of the Nassau County Class A Championship ... Named Nassau County Player of the Year in 2008 ... Selected Nassau County Attackman of the Year in 2007 ... Two-time All-Long Island honoree ... Earned the 2008 Nassau County Top Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award ... Named a Scholar-Athlete by News 12 ... Two-time Long Island Empire State Team member ... Selected to the 2008 National High School Team ... Helped Syosset to two Nassau County Class A championships and the 2008 Long Island title, finishing as a New York state finalist ... AP Scholar with Honor ... National Honor Society member.

Personal:
Brothers, Steve Cohen '06 and Greg Cohen '07, played lacrosse at Harvard ... Greg was an All-America honorable mention selection with the Crimson in 2006.