Ten Fall Student-Athletes Tabbed Academic All-Ivy League
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The Ivy League has
announced the names of 80 student-athletes – including 10
from Harvard – who have been named to the fall 2010-11
Academic All-Ivy League team.
The honorees are starters or key reserves on officially recognized varsity teams who have cumulative grade-point averages of at least 3.0. Each of the eight Ivy League schools nominates five men and five women from its eligible student-athletes.
The Crimson football team earned two of Harvard’s five male selections, while the women’s soccer and women’s volleyball teams each garnered two of Harvard’s female honorees.
Senior Katherine Sheeleigh of the women’s soccer team, a finalist for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award, was named to her second straight Academic All-Ivy team. A native of New Vernon, N.J., Sheeleigh, a co-captain of the Crimson, also received a selection to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District squad and was named the Ivy League Player of the Year. She concluded her career as a four-time All-Ivy League first team choice and led the Ancient Eight in scoring this season with 25 points on nine goals and seven assists. Sheeleigh also ranks fifth in school history with 31 goals and sixth with 79 points.
Junior Anne Carroll Ingersoll, a co-captain of the women’s volleyball team , was named All-Ivy League honorable mention after second-team honors as a sophomore and Rookie of the Year accolades as a freshman. A product of Rancho Santa Fe, Calif., Ingersoll led Harvard with 2.35 kills per set and was third on the squad with 190 total kills.
Classmate and teammate Sandra Lynne Fryhofer was also tabbed to
the Academic All-Ivy squad after earned All-Ivy League honors for
the second straight fall. One of three Harvard players to see
action in all 26 matches in 2010, Fryhofer, a native of Atlanta,
Ga., ranked second on the Crimson in hitting percentage (.272) and
fourth with 186 kills.
Junior Alexandra Jumper of the women’s sailing team earned her first selection on the Academic All-Ivy League team. A Putnam Valley, N.Y., product, Jumper was named the New England Intercollegiate Sailing Association Women’s Sailor of the Week Sept. 21 and finished fourth in the A division at the Women’s Toni Deutsch Trophy. She also won the A division at the Mrs. Hurst Bowl by 18 points this fall.
On the men’s side, senior cross country runner Daniel Chenoweth was named to his third Academic All-Ivy squad after earning an automatic bid to the NCAA Championships. A native of Geneseo, Ill., he was selected to the All-Northeast Region team for the third occasion and garnered All-Ivy League status for the third consecutive season. Chenoweth was the runner-up at the Heptagonal Championships and won the Harvard-Yale meet for the third straight time.
Bret Voith, who garnered a spot on the Collegiate Water Polo
Association second team, served as co-captain of the Crimson
men’s water polo team this fall. A native of Coral
Gables, Fla., Voith led Harvard in scoring with 38 goals and 31
assists. He also made 32 steals and led the Crimson to a
fifth-place finish at the Northern Division Championships.
Seniors Zar Zavala and Collin Zych of the football team round out Harvard’s fall selections to the Academic All-Ivy League team. Zavala, a wide receiver from El Paso, Texas, became the sixth Harvard football player and 50th Harvard student-athlete to earn a Rhodes Scholarship. He also earned but turned down a Marshall Scholarship.
Fall 2010 Academic All-Ivy League Team
Daniel Chenoweth, Men’s Cross Country (Sr., Sociology, Geneseo, Ill.)
Alan Palmer, Coed Sailing (Sr., Applied Mathematics, Yarmouth, Maine)
Bret Voith, Men’s Water Polo (Sr., Economics, Coral Gables, Fla.)
Zar Zavala, Football (Sr., Engineering Sciences and Neurobiology, El Paso, Texas)
Collin Zych, Football (Sr., Economics, Plano, Texas)
Melanie Baskind, Women’s Soccer (Jr., Neurobiology,
Sandra Lynne Fryhofer, Women’s Volleyball (Jr., Government, Atlanta, Ga.)
Anne Carroll Ingersoll, Women’s Volleyball (Jr., English, Rancho Sante Fe, Calif.)
Alexandra Jumper, Women’s Sailing (Jr., History, Putnam Valley, N.Y.)
Katherine Sheeleigh, Women’s Soccer (Sr., Economics, New Vernon, N.J.)