ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
14 - Christy DiSilvestro
Christy DiSilvestro
Height: 5-7
Year: Junior
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa.
High School: Episcopal Academy
Position: Attacker
Major: Psychology
House Affiliation: Pforzheimer

Career Highs
Goals: 3 (2x) last vs. Siena (2/19/11)
Assists: 2 vs. Brown (2/23/11)
Steals: 3 vs. Connecticut College (4/2/11)

2012 (Sophomore)
Missed a majority of the season due to injury.

2011 (Freshman)

Named CWPA Southern Division Rookie of the Week Feb. 7 ...  Named “superior” student-athlete by CWPA ... Finished rookie campaign with 11 goals, four assists and five steals ... Scored first two career goals versus Iona Feb. 5 ... Posted a hat trick with three goals against Villanova Feb. 5 ... Tallied a hat trick for the second straight game with three goals versus Siena Feb. 19 ... Found the back of the net once at Hartwick Feb. 21 ... Dished two helpers versus Brown Feb. 23 ... Put in two goals, handed out an assist and grabbed three steals versus Connecticut College April 2.

Before Harvard
Four-year letterwinner in swimming and water polo … Academic All-American and two-time USA Water Polo Outstanding Achiever … Four-time All-Main Line honoree … Named to the All-Women’s Eastern team three times … Received the Water Polo Excellence Award in 2006, 2007 and 2009 … Awarded Mind, Body and Spirit Prize on Episcopal team for demonstrating excellence in the classroom, exemplified by diligence and effort, athletic prowess and admirable spirit and sportsmanship … Played on the Northeast Zone team for three years as part of the Water Polo Olympic Development program … MVP of the Pennsylvania vs. New Jersey game in the East Coast All-Star Game … Named Most Improved Swimmer in 2008 … Highest goal soccer on Episcopal team all four years … High  soccer for team that won Eastern Championship Tournament in 2008 … Holds the school record in the 400 freestyle relay … Two-time National Winner on the National French Exam … Given the Pittsburgh alumni of RPI Gold Medal for proficiency in science and mathematics in 2009 … Received Yale Club Book Prize for scholarship, character and school spirit, influence and all-around ability in 2009 … Member of the Cum Laude Society … National Merit Finalist … AP Scholar with Distinction .. Member of the Student Vestry … Elected Senior Warden of the Student Vestry … Participated in Child Life Volunteering program at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia in 2008 and 2009 … Tutored under-privileged athletes and financial aid student for the SA through the MJ Test Prep program .. Also tutored children in the Calvin Presbyterian Church after school … Brother, Kevin ’12, plays on Harvard’s men’s water polo team … Father, Anthony, won an Ivy League championship in gymnastics at Dartmouth before graduating in 1981.