ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Emily Cross
Emily Cross
Year: Senior
Hometown: New York, N.Y.
High School: Brearley School
Position: Foil

Senior • 2008-09
Team captain ... Selected to All-America first team after finishing third at NCAA Championships ... Won 21 bouts and had 107 touches at NCAA meet ... Named first-team All-Ivy League ... ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District first team ... Academic All-Ivy League ... Earned the gold medal at NCAA Regionals; named CollegeFencing360.com National Foil Fencer of the Week for effort ... Won all six matches in meet against Sacred Heart and Tufts ... Captured all nine matches at Beanpot ... Recorded a perfect 12-0 record at the Vassar duals ... Was 5-1 at St. John's Invitational against Ohio State and St. John's ... Went 11-1 in the foil at the Ivy League Championships, Part I ... Posted a 5-1 mark at the second half of the Ivy League Championships.

2008 Olympics
Won silver medal as member of United States women's foil team at 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing ... Is the first Harvard women's fencer to medal at the Olympics ... Led U.S. with 31 touches in three rounds, helping Team USA to upset victories over Poland and Hungary ... Advanced to the round of 32 in individual foil.

Sophomore • 2005-06
Member of Harvard national championship team ... NCAA bronze medalist ... All-American ... First-Team All-Ivy League ... Academic All-America Third Team ... Academic All-Ivy League selection ... ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Team ... Won second Under-20 Junior World Championship.

Freshman • 2004-05
Won national individual title, becoming the first Harvard and fifth Ivy woman to achieve that distinction ... All-American ... Ivy League Rookie of the Year ... First-Team All-Ivy League ... Led Harvard to Ivy League and dual IFA titles ... Won gold at Under-20 Junior World Championships.