ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Amanda Sobhy
Amanda Sobhy
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Sea Cliff, N.Y.
High School: North Shore
Major: Anthropology

2012-13 (Sophomore):
Named the Ivy League Player of the Year for the second time and to the All-Ivy team ... Garnered first team CSA All-America accolades ... Won her second consecutive Ramsay Cup and finished the year a perfect 15-0 ... Made her season debut against Bates and defeated Cheri-Ann Paris, 11-2, 11-3, 11-1, at the No. 1 position Jan. 9 ... Topped three-time Second Team All-American Nabilla Ariffin of Penn, 11-3, 11-4, 11-3, Jan. 12 ... Swept three-time First Team All-American Julie Cerullo of Princeton, 11-3, 11-4, 11-4, Jan. 13 ... Competing in the No. 1 spot, swept first team All-American Danielle Letourneau of Cornell, 12-10, 11-9, 12-10, during their matchup on Feb. 3 ... Lost first game of her collegiate career but rallied to defeat Trinity's Kanzy El Defrawy, 6-11, 11-2, 11-6, 11-3, Feb. 6 ... Swept Millie Tomlinson, 11-3, 11-4, 11-2, in a rematch of last year's CSA Individual final in 7-2 win over Yale Feb. 12 ... Dominated Stanford's Pam Chua, 11-4, 11-7, 11-2, in the CSA Howe Cup Quarterfinals Feb. 15 ... Bested Penn's Nabilla Ariffin for the second time in 2013 in the CSA Howe Cup Semifinals, 11-5, 11-2, 11-3 Feb. 16 ... Clinched Harvard's 14th Howe Cup by defeating Kanzy El Defrawy, 11-8, 11-7, 11-8, in the CSA Finals Feb. 17 ... Won all five of her matches at the CSA individual national championship by 3-0 scores. 

2011-12 (Freshman):
Crowned CSA individual national champion ... Finished the season 15-0 overall ... First team CSA All-America selection ... Went undefeated at 6-0 in Ivy League contests ... Named Ivy League Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year ... Selected to the All-Ivy League first team ... Opened her college career with sweeps over Nabilla Ariffin of Penn and Julie Cerullo of Princeton in the No. 1 position ... Earned a convincing 3-0 sweep of All-American Cataline Pelaez of Trinity Jan. 21 ... Contributed a 3-0 win over Millie Tomlinson of No. 2 Yale to help Harvard clinch the Ivy League championship Feb. 12 ... Went 3-0 in the Howe Cup, including a 3-0 win over Camilla Tomlinson of Yale, to help Harvard earn its 13th national championship Feb. 26 ... Swept five straight matches to win the CSA Individual championship, including a win over defending champion Millie Tomlinson of Yale in the tournament's final.

Before Harvard:
Won the 2010 Junior World Championship, becoming the first U.S. player to capture the tournament … Ranked No. 1 in the U.S. and No. 20 in the Women’s International Squash Players Association … Four-time U.S. Junior national champion … Three-time U.S. Junior Open Champion … Winner of the William T. Ketcham Award for Most Improved Player … Winner of five WISPA tour titles ... Became the youngest person to win four WISPA crowns … Winner of the PanAmerican Championships team event … Was also a four-year member of the soccer team, playing midfield … National Honor Society … Science National Honor Society … Foreign Language Honor Society … Madrigal Singers Choir … Other interests include traveling, music, playing any type of sport and going to the beach.