ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
6 - Jess Halpern
Jess Halpern
Height: 5-5
Year: Junior
Hometown: Longmeadow, Mass.
High School: Longmeadow
Position: Attack
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Leverett

Tied for seventh on the Harvard’s all-time goals list with 111 tallies.

Career Highs
Goals: 6 (Holy Cross 2/21/09)
Assists: 3 (at Albany 3/25/09)
Points: 6 (twice)
Ground Balls: 5 (Quinnipiac 3/16/08)
Draw Controls: 4 (twice)
Caused turnovers: 2 (Massachusetts 2/27/10)

Junior · 2011
Received honorable mention All-Ivy League … Earned a spot on the Ivy League All-Tournament team … Started in 11 of 15 games played … Third on the team in goals (29) and fourth in points (30) … Scored 100th career goal in game against No. 7 Virginia … Collected six ground balls and won nine draw controls this season.

Junior · 2010
Suffered season-ending injury second game into the season.

Sophomore · 2009
Named first-team All-Ivy League ... Selected as the Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week twice, March 2 and March 23 ... Named to womenslacrosse.com honor roll for four goals and five points in game against No. 20 Cornell ... Led the Ivy League in goals per game (2.88) and points per game (3.44) and was ranked eighth in shots per game (5.06) ... Led the Crimson in goals (46) and points (55) ... Ranked second on the team in ground balls (28) and third in draw controls (30) ... Started all 16 games at midfield ... Scored season-high five goals in back-to-back games versus Connecticut and No. 12 Boston University ... Netted four goals and won five draw controls against No. 9 Virginia ... Assisted on three goals and scooped up four ground balls against Albany ... Totaled a career-high six points in season opening win against Holy Cross and in victory over Connecticut ... Tallied three goals in overtime loss to No. 13 New Hampshire, including the game-tying goal with two seconds remaining in regulation.

Freshman · 2008
Named Ivy League Rookie of the Year ... Earned second-team All-Ivy honors ... Started all 16 games at midfield ... Finished the season second on the team in scoring and eighth in the league with 34 goals, 12 assists for 46 points ... Had a season-high five points in win over Holy Cross ... Scored four goals in a game three times ... Scored in 15 of 16 games with multiple goals coming in 10 games ... Named Womenslax.com Rookie of the Week after scoring four goals and adding an assist in collegiate debut.

Before Harvard
Lettered all four years in soccer, basketball and lacrosse at Longmeadow High School ... Named Springfield Republican Female Athlete of the Year ... Longmeadow High School Female Athlete of the Year ... Won state lacrosse title freshman season ... Three-time first-team All-Western Massachusetts performer ... Named US Lacrosse All-American as a senior ... Twice named to Lower New England first team ... Team won three Western Massachusetts championships ... State finalists sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... First-team all-state performer in soccer ... Three-time first team all-league soccer performer ... Named first-team All Western Massachusetts in soccer as a senior and twice a second-team honoree ... Three-time All Western Massachusetts performer in basketball, first-team as a senior ... Three-time first-team all-league basketball performer ... Volunteer at a Jewish nursing home ... Business Service Award recipient ... Four-year member of the honor roll ... Vice President and treasurer of Business Professionals of America .. National Honor Society member ... Bay Path College Book Award recipient.