ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
9 - Katherine Sheeleigh
Katherine Sheeleigh
Year: Senior
Hometown: New Vernon, N.J.
High School: The Pingry School
Position: Forward
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Adams

Senior (2010):
Recipient of Radcliffe Prize as Harvard's top female senior student-athlete ... Finalist for Lowe's Senior CLASS Award ... Honored as Ivy League Player of the Year and earned a spot on the all-league first team ... Garnered Soccer America All-America fourth-team honors ... Tabbed to NSCAA All-America fourth team and All-Region first team ... NEWISA All-New England first team ... Named to ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District second team ... Academic All-Ivy League ... Selected to NEWISA Senior Bowl squad ... Recipient of the Meg Bertw Owen '94 Memorial Award ... Team captain ... Started all 15 games she appeared in ... Finished her career ranked sixth in program history with 79 points and fifth with 31 goals ... Led Harvard and the Ivy League with 25 points and tied for the team and conference lead with nine goals ... Also handed out seven assists ... Ranked 10th in the nation in scoring ... Had a point in 13 of 15 games ... Handed out an assist against Long Island (Sept. 3) ... Tallied the game-winning goal and dished out an assist in win at New Hampshire (Sept. 5) ... Netted the game-winner against Rhode Island (Sept. 17) ... Named COOP Student-Athlete of the Week (Sept. 20) ... Scored a goal and assisted on two others at Penn (Sept. 24) ... Found the back of the net in victory at Massachusetts (Sept. 26) ... Tallied a goal in win over Yale (Oct. 2) ... Dished out an assist at Brown (Oct. 16) ... Scored an unassisted goal at Siena (Oct. 19) ... Netted a goal in victory at Princeton (Oct. 23) ... Handed out an assist on game-winning goal in double overtime against Quinnipiac (Oct. 25) ... Found the back of the net at Dartmouth (Oct. 30) ... Tallied a goal against Columbia (Nov. 6) ... Dished out an assist at Fairfield (Nov. 11).

Junior (2009):
All-Ivy League first team ... Tabbed to NSCAA All-Region third team ... Honored on Academic All-Ivy League team ... Named to ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District third team ... Selected to NEWISA All-New England first team ... Started 16 of 17 games she appeared in ... Led the Crimson in scoring with 21 points on eight goals and five assists ... Netted four game-winning tallies to lead the team and place her second in the conference ... Ranks tied for seventh in program history with 22 goals and stands ninth with 54 points ... Stood third in the Ivy League in points and was fourth in goals ... Named to ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District third team ... Tallied game-winning goal in 1-0 win over New Hampshire for second straight season (Sept. 8) ... Named to Ivy League Honor Roll (Sept. 14) ... Assisted on a score against San Diego State (Sept. 4) ... Tallied a goal at No. 4 Boston College (Sept. 18) ... Handed out an assist on Melanie Baskind's goal in win over Penn (Sept. 26) ... Assisted on game-winning tally against Holy Cross (Sept. 29) ... Scored twice in first half in win over Fairfield (Oct. 6) ... Added a goal in victory at Cornell (Oct. 10) ... Named to Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week and earned a spot on Ivy League honor roll Oct. 12 ... Tallied game-winning goal in overtime in 1-0 victory over Brown (Oct. 17) ... Selected to Ivy League honor roll for second straight week Oct. 19 ... Assisted on game-winning goal in key victory at Yale (Oct. 20) ... Scored twice in 2-1 win over Dartmouth, helping Harvard clinch its second straight Ivy League title (Oct. 31) ... Tabbed Ivy League Player of the Week Nov. 2 ... Assisted on game-winning goal in overtime at Columbia, helping Harvard win the outright Ancient Eight title (Nov. 7).

Sophomore (2008):
Named first-team All-Ivy League ... Tabbed third team NSCAA All-Northeast Region ... Among nominees for Soccer News Net Player of the Year ... Named to Soccer Buzz's All-Northeast Region first team ... Played in all 18 games, starting 18 ... Was tied for second on the Crimson with six goals and was second with 17 points ... Was tied for fifth in the Ivy League in goals and tied for eighth in points ... Had three game-winning tallies ... Scored the game-winner in Harvard’s 1-0 victory at New Hampshire (Sept. 10) ... Assisted on tally by Melanie Baskind in 1-1 tie against Wisconsin (Sept. 14); named to Ivy League honor roll (Sept. 15) ... Assisted on goal against Northeastern (Sept. 17) ... Scored in first half in 3-1 victory over Yale (Oct. 4); selected to Ivy League honor roll (Oct. 6) ... Added a goal in the second half in 3-0 win over Cornell (Oct. 11) ... Assisted on a score in first half against Maine (Oct. 15) ... Tallied the game-winning goal in 79th minute at Holy Cross (Oct. 20) ... Had three points, including game winner, at Princeton (Oct. 25) ... Named to the Soccer Buzz Elite Team of the Week and the Ivy League honor roll (Oct. 27).

Freshman (2007):
Named Ivy League Rookie of the Year ... First-team All-Ivy League selection ... Selected to second-team NSCAA All-Northeast Region ... Chosen third-team Freshman All-America, second-team All-Northeast Region and first-team All-Northeast Region Freshman by Soccer Buzz ... Named a Top 150 recruit by Soccer Buzz .... Finished as the team’s leading scorer with eight goals and 16 total points ... Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week twice (Sept. 24, Oct. 22) ... Led the Ivy League in shots (80) ... Named to Soccer Buzz’s National Team of the Week (Sept. 24) following her first career hat trick against Central Connecticut State (Sept. 21) ... Scored her first collegiate goal in a win over Northeastern (Sept. 7) ... Saw action in all 17 Crimson games, starting 16 contests ... Recorded game winning goals against Northeastern (Sept. 7), Central Connecticut State (Sept. 21) and New Hampshire (Sept. 23) ... Had two goals to record her second multi-goal game in a win over Princeton (Oct. 20).

High School:
Four-year starter at The Pingry School ... Also played on the squash team ... Captain of soccer team as a senior ... Four-time All-Colonial Hills Conference ... NSCAA All-America as a senior ... Also named NSCAA New Jersey High School State Player of the Year ... Colonial Hills Conference and Somerset County Player of the Year ... First-team all-state ... N.J. All-Group First Team ... NJGSCA “Top 20” North II Region ... Member of four-time conference championship team ... Advanced to Somerset County finals all four years, winning championships in 2004 and 2005 ... Three-time New Jersey state champion ... Set school record for goals in a season with 37 ... Earned New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association Scholar-Athlete Award and the Elizabeth Allen Smith Soccer Award ... Is a black belt in Tae-Kwon-Do and enjoys snowboarding, tennis and golf.

Club:
Played for PDA Fury from 2003-07, advancing to the Region I finals all five years and winning two championships ... Advanced to the 2004 USYS National semifinals and the 2005 championship game ... Member of two Las Vegas College Showcase Tournament.