ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

William Rhatigan
William Rhatigan
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Newton, Mass.
High School: Newton South
Position: Nordic
House: : Leverett

Freshman (2016-17)
USCSCA All-Academic Team … Opened the season with a 55th-place finish in the classic sprint and a 66th-place finish in the 10K FS at the St. Lawrence Carnival (Jan. 21) … Tallied 52nd in the 20K and 56th in the 10K at the UNH Carnival (Jan. 28) … Earned 57th in the sprint and 55th in the 10K at the UVM Carnival (Feb. 4) … Part of the 3X5K relay team that placed eighth at the Dartmouth Carnival and tallied 46th in the 10K (Feb. 11) …Collected ninth overall in the classic relay sprint at the Middlebury Carnival and also placed 31st in the 20K FS (Feb. 18) … Racked up 22nd overall in the 20K FS at the NCAA Regional Championships to go along with a 36th-place finish in the 10K (Feb. 25). 

Before Harvard
Skied for the Cambridge Sports Union Nordic Program … All-American at the 2016 Junior National Championships Classic 10k … All-American at the Junior National Championships Skate 10k … Named the Massachusetts Skier of the Year in 2016 … Placed sixth at the U18 Individual Start 10k … Placed third in the U18 Skate Hillclimb Relay … Grandfather, Waldo Lyon '45, ran cross-country and track for Harvard. 

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS