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24 - Ellen Gleason
Ellen Gleason
Height: 5-5
Year: Senior
Hometown: Binghamton, N.Y.
High School: Binghamton
Position: Defense
Major: Government
House Affiliation: Adams

Career Highs
Goals: 1 (Boston University, 4/20/11)
Points: 1 (Boston University, 4/20/11)
Ground Balls: 4 (several times)
Draw Controls: 4 (Penn 4/4/09)
Caused turnovers: 3 (Boston University, 4/20/11)

Senior · 2012
Named to the IWLCA All-Region first team ... Unanimous All-Ivy League First-Team selection ... Team captain ... Anchored the Ivy League's top defensive unit and helped Harvard rank fourth in the NCAA in scoring defense (7.81) ... Had one ground ball and draw control against Cornell ... Had two ground balls and one caused turnover in win versus Yale ... Grabbed one ground ball and won one draw control against Syracuse ... Recorded one ground ball versus Virginia ... Matched her career-high with four ground balls and added one draw control and one caused turnover in win against Brown ... Casued two turnovers and won one draw in over Princeton ... Picked up three ground balls in win versus Columbia ... Grabbed a ground ball against Penn in the Ivy League Semifinals.

Junior · 2011
Named second team All-Ivy League … Second on the team in caused turnovers (15) … Third on the team in ground balls (23) … Won 19 draws … Scored a goal in win over Boston University … Scooped up four ground balls, won two draws and caused two turnovers against No. 7 Virginia.

Sophomore · 2010
Started all 15 games at defense for the Crimson … Third on the team in caused turnovers (11) and fourth in ground balls (18) … Won 10 draw controls.

Freshman · 2009
Started all 16 games for the Crimson ... Made collegiate debut against Holy Cross ... Scored two goals during rookie season, both came against No. 7 Princeton ... Picked up 22 ground balls, grabbed 17 draw controls and caused 11 turnovers.

Before Harvard
Played basketball, lacrosse and soccer at Binghamton High School ... Captained the soccer team for four years, lacrosse team for two and basketball team for one ... A 2008 All-American and 2007 honorable mention All-American by US Lacrosse ... A three-time first-team all-conference honoree ... Played on Central lacrosse team at the NYS Empire Games and for New York at the nationals... Earned first-team all-conference honors in soccer as a junior and senior ... Received first-team all-division honors as a freshman and sophomore for soccer and in basketball as a senior ... Graduated with an International Baccalaureate Diploma ... Member of the National Honor Society and vice president in 2007 ... Received New York State Scholar-Athlete award ... Walks dogs at a local animal shelter ... Brother, Corey, was a first-team all-conference baseball player at Johns Hopkins ... Father, Jim, was earned second-team All-Ivy league honors in football at Dartmouth.