ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

Mandela Patrick
Mandela Patrick
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Fernando, Trinidad
High School: Naparima College
Major: Computer Science
House Affiliation: Currier

Senior (2017-18)
Named the 2018 Commonwealth Carribean Rhodes Scholar ... Defeated MIT's Rob Williamson at No. 6 (Dec. 7) ... Swept Cornell's James Paolella, 11-7, 13-11, 11-4, at No. 9 (Jan. 13) ... Won exhibitions versus Princeton's Henry Parkhurst, 3-1, (Feb. 3) and Penn's Wil Hagen, 3-2 (Feb. 4).

Junior (2016-17)
CSA Scholar Athlete … Finished 4-3 on the year … Picked up first win of season against Connor Wind of Tufts, 3-0 (Jan. 21) … Also earned a victory over Tufts’ Amun Sahrawat at No. 10 position (Jan. 21) … Tallied a 3-1 win over Jared Scherl of Cornell at No. 9 (Feb. 5) … Earned a 3-0 sweep over Brown’s Alexander Chase at No. 8 (Feb. 11).  

Sophomore (2015-16)
Finished the year with a 6-5 record primarily playing at the No. 9 position … Defeated Princeton’s Sam Ezratty at the No. 9 position, 11-7, 12-10, 3-11, 11-6, Jan. 10 … Outlasted St. Lawrence’s Julian Jervis at the No. 9 position, 1-11, 11-6, 11-4, 6-11, 11-3, Jan. 18 … Powered past Columbia’s Jonathan Gill at the No. 9 position, 11-7, 7-11, 11-7, 11-9, Feb. 6 … Toppled Cornell’s Benjamin Francis at the No. 9 position, 5-11, 11-8, 11-7, 11-6, Feb. 7 … Edged St. Lawrence’s Tim Lasusa in a Potter Cup quarterfinal at the No. 8 position, 11-6, 11-7, 9-11, 13-11, Feb. 26.

Freshman (2014-15)
Finished the season with a 1-2 record … Earned his first career win, defeating Princeton’s Ben Leizman 11-5, 11-3, 7-11, 11-7 at the No. 9 position Jan. 10.

Before Harvard:
Played for the national junior team of Trinidad and Tobago from 2007 to 2014 … Was captain of the Junior National team from 2012 – 2013 … Won the 2009 Caribbean U-15 Squash Championship and was a runner-up at the 2013 U-19 Caribbean Squash Championship … Finished as runner-up in the 2013 Trinidad and Tobago Senior National Championship … Achieved a top-sixty four finish at the 2013 US Junior Squash Championships … Helped the Trinidad and Tobago junior national team win the 2008 Junior Caribbean Team Championship and helped the Trinidad and Tobago senior national team win the 2012 Senior Caribbean Team Championship …Represented Trinidad at the British and Scottish Junior Squash Open in 2012 ... According to the Caribbean Examinations Council, he ranked No. 1 in Pure Mathematics, No. 2 in Information technology and No. 5 in Applied Mathematics … Hobbies include singing, robotics and programming.

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS