ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

Delia Hellander
Delia Hellander
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Lebanon, N.J.
High School: Villa Walsh Academy

2017-18 Season (Sophomore)
Completed seven tries during the fall 15s season ... Touched down for one try in each game against West Chester (Sept. 9) and Army (Sept. 16) Completed one conversion against West Chester (Sept. 9) and three conversions against Mt. St. Mary's (Sept. 22) ... Completed three tries against Mt. St. Mary's (Sept. 22) ... Touched down for two tries against Brown (Oct. 1). 

2016-17 (Freshman)
Ranked second on team with eight tries during 15s season … Collected first-career try against University of New England (Sept. 17) … Added another score the following week against Brown (Sept. 23) … Touched down for a try against Princeton (Oct. 8) … Scored a career-high three tries in win over Cornell (Oct. 15) … Tallied two more tries in Ivy semis win over Princeton (Oct. 29) … Recorded at least one try in all five tournaments during 7s action … Notched a career-best four tries against Penn in Ivy 7s Championship contest (April 23) … Scored in three of four matches at NIRA 7s Challenge, including three over two games against AIC (April 30). 

Before Harvard:
Played five years of rugby for club team … Three-time All-New Jersey rugby selection … Named Empire Union Rugby All-State in 2016 … High School All-America in Rugby 2016 Tour against Canada … Was a four-year varsity member in both volleyball and track at Villa Walsh … Captain of volleyball and rugby teams during senior year … Holds the school record at Villa Walsh in javelin and disc relays. 

 

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS