ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Ali Bode
Ali Bode
Height: 5-8
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pittsburgh, Pa.
High School: Upper St. Clair
House Affiliation: Mather

2008-09 (Senior)
Elected team captain ... Placed fourth at the Dartmouth Fall Women's Invitational and posted the second-best score on Sunday (74) ... Helped Harvard to its second Ivy League championship with a 10th place individual finish.

2007-08 (Junior)
Four top-10 finishes, all of them coming in the top four ... Finished 11th at the 2008 Ivy League Championships, finishing just two strokes behind the pace for all-league honors after placing second in par 5 scoring ... Placed second at the Dartmouth Invitational in September and posted the best second round score for the field. She led the field in par 5 scoring at -6 and led with seven birdies ... Placed fourth at the ECAC Women’s Championships hosted by William & Mary and led the field in par 3 scoring ... Second at the Gutshall Invitational ... Third at the Dartmouth Triangular.

2006-07 (Sophomore)
Appeared in all eight tournaments and finished fifth on the team with a stroke average of 80.00 ... Took second in a 23-player field in the triangular match against Dartmouth and Brown, shooting 74 ... Began the season with back-to-back top-10 finishes, taking ninth of 90 at the Dartmouth Invitational (77-77--154) and ninth of 64 at the Princeton Invitational (78-76--154) Placed 17th at the Ivy League championship, carding a 75 in the final round ... Shot a season-low round of 73 in the second day of the Yale Fall Intercollegiate, taking 17th place.

2005-06 (Freshman)
Set Harvard’s single-season record with a 79.47 stroke average ... Tied the school record with two tournament wins and set the standard by finishing ahead of 85.2 percent of her competition ... Took first place in a 90-woman field at the Dartmouth Invitational in her first collegiate tournament, firing a school-record 71 in the second round (77-71--148) ... Also was the medalist at the ECAC Championship (79-82--161) ... Registered three other top-10 finishes, taking eighth at the Yale Invitational (80-74--154), the William & Mary Tribe Invitational (75) and the Ivy League championships (82-41--123).

Background
Four-year letterwinner in golf at Upper St. Clair HS... Captain of golf team in 2005...Won WPIAL PIAA District VII Athletic honors... AJGA/HP National Scholastic All American in 2004...Won the WPIAL Scholar Athlete Award in 2005... Won the USCHS Outstanding Female Athlete of the Year Award in 2005...Almanac Premier Performer MVP for golf in 2005...WPIAL two-year Individual Silver Medalist...WPIAL Team Medalist in 2005...Valedictorian...Vice President of the Interact Community Service Club in 2004...National Honors Society.