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

2011-12
Team co-captain ... All-America skipper ... Named to All-NEISA coed first team ... Selected Academic All-Ivy League ... Awarded NEISA Coed Sailor of the Week (April 19) ... COOP Athlete of the Week (Sep 12) ... Placed second in the A division, leading the Crimson to a fifth-place finish at ICSA Coed National Championship ... Notched a third-place finish in the A division in Harvard’s third-place finish at ISCA semifinals ... First-place performance in the A division helped the Crimson to victory at New England Dinghy Championship ... Helped skipper Harvard into sixth at New England Team Race Championship ... Led the A-division boat to a seventh-place finish, including three race wins at Admiral’s Cup ... Skipper of the A-division boat for a fourth-place finish at Boston Dinghy Club Cup ... Helped the Crimson open its spring season with a fourth-place showing at the Sharpe Trophy ... Led the A-division team to take second in the grouping and an overall 11th-place showing for the Crimson at Atlantic Coast Championship ... Skippered the A-division boat into second place and led Harvard to a second-place finish at 70th Erwin Schell Trophy ... Sailed in the A division, placing fifth, to help the Crimson to a ninth-place finish during the Hatch Brown Trophy ... Helped the Harvard coed sailing team finish ninth at the Danmark Trophy ... Led the way to a Crimson first-place finish with an A-division win at Steadman Hood Trophy ... Finished fifth in the A division at the Hatch Brown Trophy ... Skipper in the A-division boat for a second-place division and team finish at the Harry Anderson Trophy.

2010-11
Skippered the winning boat in the B division at the Boston Dinghy Cup, leading the Crimson to a seventh-place finish overall … Contributed to victorious effort at the Southern New England Team Race … Finished 10th in the B division, helping Harvard to ninth overall at the Truxtun Umsted regatta ... 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.