Sheeleigh Selected for NEWISA Senior Bowl

Katherine Sheeleigh concluded her Harvard career ranked fifth in program history with 31 goals (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Senior forward Katherine Sheeleigh of the Harvard women's soccer team was recently selected to play in the 2010 NEWISA Senior Bowl. The game will be held at Merrimack College in North Andover, N.H., Saturday, Dec. 4 at 2:30 p.m.

Sheeleigh, a native of New Vernon, N.J., was honored as the Ivy League Player of the Year this season and garnered her fourth consecutive nod to the all-conference first team. A co-captain of the Crimson, Sheeleigh led Harvard and the Ivy League with 25 points, scoring nine goals and dishing out seven assists. 

A finalist for the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award, Sheeleigh concluded the season ranked 10th in the nation in scoring with 1.67 points per game.  She also stands fifth in program history with 31 goals and sixth with 79 points. Sheeleigh has succeeded inside of the classroom as well, as she was recently tabbed to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District team for the second straight season.