Megan Watson
Megan Watson
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hingham, Mass.
High School: Hingham
House Affiliation: Winthrop

Senior • 2008-09
Team captain

Junior • 2007-08
Finished ninth at the ICSA Women’s Singlehanded Championship ... Placed third at the New England Women’s Singlehanded Championship ... Competed at the Women’s Atlantic Coast Championship, placing 11th in the A division and ninth overall ... Skippered the A dinghy to an eighth-place finish and seventh overall at the Women’s New England Championship ... Aided the Crimson in a second-place finish at the Sharpe Trophy team race ... Placed first overall and in the A division at the Mrs. Hurst Bowl ... Finished third in the A division and fifth overall at the St. Mary’s Women’s Invitational ... At the Presidents Trophy, placed second in the A division and fourth overall ... Skippered the A dinghy at the Mans-Labs Trophy to third place in the division and first overall ... At the Victorian Coffee Urn, placed sixth in the A division and fifth overall ... Finished seventh in the A division and 12th place overall at the Dellenbaugh Trophy ... Placed second in the C division at the Navy Women’s Intersectional, finishing 12th overall ... Skippered the A-division boat to a 10th-place finish at the Stu Nelson Trophy and sixth overall ... Finished seventh in the A division and third overall at the Women’s Captain’s Cup.

Before Harvard:
Earned varsity letters in both indoor and outdoor track and field ... President of the National Honor Society ... Salutatorian of graduating class ... Received the Hingham Historical Society award and was on the high honor roll all four years ... Volunteered as a youth lacrosse coach and was a member of the math team .

Other interests include sailing, traveling and reading ... Father rowed varsity crew at Holy Cross.