Lizzy Bates
Lizzy Bates
Year: Senior
Hometown: Tenanta Harbor, Maine
High School: St. Paul's School
Major: Psychology
House Affiliation: Pforzheimer

Senior  2011
Raced with the varsity eight … Helped the varsity eight place fourth at the IRA National Championships … Raced to third place at the EAWRC Sprints … Helped the varsity eight capture the Muri Cup against No. 7 MIT April 30 … Aided in defeat of No. 5 Georgetown to capture the Class of 2004 Cup … Also contributed to wins against No. 6 Bucknell, No. 7 Buffalo and, with the varsity four, Tulsa and MIT.

Rowed in the six seat varsity eight all season … Helped the Black and White place fourth at the IRA National Championships … Contributed to second-place team finish at EAWRC Sprints, as well as third-place varsity finish for Radcliffe’s first Sprints varsity medal in four years … Helped Radcliffe capture Muri Cup against MIT and Class of 2004 Cup against Georgetown … Also had a hand in varsity wins against Bucknell and Buffalo.

Before Harvard
Received all-league honors as a junior and senior in cross country as team won league title both seasons ... Won coaches’ award in Nordic skiing as a sophomore and senior ... Junior year received coaches’ award for crew ... Served as team captain for all three sports as a senior ... Member of Nordic ski team that captured three consecutive Lakes Region and New England titles ... Rowing team placed third at NEIRAs sophomore and senior seasons ... Graduated magna cum laude ... Participated in the Friends Program ... Sister, Sarah ’06, was captain of lightweight crew at Harvard ... Brother, David, is lightweight crew captain at Navy ... Father, Richard, was on lightweight crew at Cambridge University, England.