ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Brendan Kopp
Brendan Kopp
Year: Junior
Hometown: Fairfield, Conn.
High School: Fairfield Ludlow
Major: Government
House Affiliation: Currier

2010-11
Skippered 12 races in the Crimson's third-place finish at the St. Mary's Team Race ... Was a skipper in Harvard's victory at the Sharpe Trophy Team Race ... Helped Harvard finish fourth at the Hap Moore Trophy … Finished first in the A division at the Oberg Trophy … Placed fifth in the B division and helped Harvard capture second at the Moody Trophy … Finished first in the B division and helped Harvard capture the Hood Trophy …Notched a second-place finish in the A division at the Hatch Brown Trophy … Helped the Crimson win the Central Series One with first-place A division score of 31.

2009-10
Sailed to a first-place finish in the B division at the Boston Dinghy Cup, helping Harvard finish fourth overall … Skippered during Harvard’s first-place finish at the John Jackson Memorial … Finished fourth at the Erwin Schell Trophy in the B division … Came in third in the B division at the Moody Trophy.

Before Harvard
Member of 2007 national doublehanded championship team with US Youth Sailing team ... Recipient of 2007 Bemis Sportsmanship Award ...Ran in Philadelphia Marathon ... Is a black belt in Taekwondo.

Personal
Lived in Italy during senior year of high school ... Other interests include skiing, music, running, biking, reading and squash ... Father, Jay, was captain of North Carolina crew and mother, Liz, was on sailing team at Stanford.