ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Natasha Kingshott
Natasha Kingshott
Year: Senior
Hometown: Greenwich, Conn.
High School: Greenwich Academy
Major: Government
House Affiliation: Eliot

2012-13 (Senior):
Earned CSA Scholar Athlete honors for the second year in a row ... Finished the year 14-3, including a 12-1 mark during team play ... Team co-captain ... Swept Helena Darling of Dartmouth, 11-4, 11-5, 11-4, Nov. 28 at the No. 4 position in her season debut ... Bested two-time Second Team All-American Yarden Odinak of Penn, 11-2, 11-7, 11-9 ... Also swept Princeton's Alexis Saunders, 11-8, 11-2, 11-5, to complete an undefeated weekend Jan. 13 ... Triumphed against Leah Barnet of Columbia in straight sets, 11-3, 11-4, 11-2, Feb. 2 ... On Feb. 3, bested Brynn Daniels of Cornell, 11-6, 11-7, 11-8 ... Edged Lilly Fast of Yale, 11-8, 11-7, 6-11, 11-4 Feb. 12 ... Blanked Stanford's Ally Huchro, 11-6, 11-7, 11-9, in the CSA Howe Cup Quarterfinals ... Swept Penn's Yarden Ordinak for the second time this season in the CSA Howe Cup Semifinals, 11-7, 11-8, 11-7, Feb. 16 ... Earned her team-leading 14th win of the season in the CSA Finals against Trinity by knocking off Natalie Babjukova, 11-5, 12-10, 7-11, 11-7 Feb. 17.

2011-12 (Junior):
CSA Scholar Athlete ... Finished the season 13-4 overall ... Went 5-1 in Ivy League contests ... Started the year 2-0 with sweeps against Stanford and Williams Nov. 18 in the No. 3 spot ... Continued streak of sweeps to four with 3-0 wins over Oona Morris (Dartmouth) and Katie Wymard (Middlebury) in the No. 4 position Nov. 30 ... Went 3-0 in the Howe Cup in the No. 6 position, including a 3-0 win over Gwendoline Tilghman of Yale, to help Harvard earn its 13th national championship Feb. 26 ... Was selected to play in the CSA individual championship Ramsay Cup bracket, the 'A' division.

2010-11 (Sophomore):
Named to CSA All-America second team ... Finished the season with a 14-4 record, including a 10-2 mark at the No. 5 ... Defeated Brown’s Sophie Scherl 11-1, 11-3, 11-2 in the season opener … Beat Samantha Buechner of Stanford 3-1 … Downed Sarah Loucks of Dartmouth, 3-0 (Dec. 1) … Swept Cornell’s Laura Caty 11-6, 11-8, 11-7 ... Defeated Ashley Brooks from Bates (Jan. 12) ... Won matches against opponents from Cornell and Trinity at the 2011 CSA National Team Championship ... Went 3-2 at the 2011 CSA Individual National Championship.

2009-10 (Freshman):
Finished 14-2 overall in rookie season ... Won two matches at CSA Individual Championships ... Enjoyed a perfect 11-0 record at the No. 5 position ... Went 6-0 against Ivy League opponents during regular season ... Boasted a 3-0 mark during CSA Team Championships.

Before Harvard:
Played squash and lacrosse at Greenwich Academy … Captained squash team as a senior … Was the No. 5 player on 2007 and 2009 U.S. Junior national squash teams … Won the U-17 national squash title in 2006 … Was ranked in national top 3 of age group from 2003-08 … Three-time New England champion … Awarded the DeRoy Scholarship Award by US Squash Association in 2009 … Two-time All-Fairchester Athletic Association (FAA) selection in squash and earned All-FAA honorable mention in lacrosse in 2008 … Helped Greenwich Academy win three national, four New England and four FAA titles in squash and one New England and two FAA championships in lacrosse … Valedictorian … National Merit finalist … Recipient of Harvard Book Prize … Winner of the Princeton Book Award … City squash volunteer.

Personal:
Father, Adrian, graduated from Harvard Business School in 1987 … Mother, Sonia, was a U21 England national tennis champion … Enjoys traveling and reading.