CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- The Ivy League has announced the names of 80 student-athletes – including 10 from Harvard—who have been named to the fall 2012-13 Academic All-Ivy League team.
Three member of the Harvard football team, two women’s cross country runners, two men’s soccer players, a field hockey player, a member of the women’s volleyball squad and a women’s soccer student-athlete comprised Harvard’s nominees.
On the men’s side, senior quarterback Colton Chapple of the Harvard football team was named the Asa S. Bushnell Cup recipient as the Ivy League’s Offensive Player of the Year and was the unanimous choice for All-New England by the New England Football Writers Association. A psychology concentrator and a native of Alpharetta, Ga., Chapple was tabbed on the Beyond Sports Network All-America second team and was the New England Division I FCS Gold Helmet Award winner as the region’s Player of the Year. An All-Ivy first team pick, Chapple set Harvard’s single-season record for passing touchdowns with 24 and was the nation’s second-rated passer.
John Collins, also a senior on the football team, was named to the Capital One Academic All-District I team and was a first-team All-Ivy selection at left guard. A government concentrator from Hull, Mass., Collins was a unanimous pick on the New England Football Writers Association All-New England team.
Senior punter Jacob Dombrowski, who hails from Gaylord, Mich., was selected to the All-Ivy League first team after leading the conference and ranking eighth nationally in punting, averaging 44.0 yards per punt. An economics concentrator, Dombrowski established a Harvard single-season record in punting average.
Senior Scott Prozeller, a two-time Harvard men’s soccer co-captain, earned his second Academic All-Ivy selection after garnering All-Ancient Eight first team honors as a senior. A three-time all-conference choice and a native of Sudbury, Mass., Prozeller is an economics concentrator and a midfielder on the Crimson men’s soccer squad.
Classmate and fellow co-captain Richard Smith, who hails from Durham, England, is a two-time Academic All-District team honoree. A defender and chemistry concentrator, Smith is a two-time All-Ivy selection, garnering honorable mention status as a senior.
Emily Reese and Viviana Hanley represent women’s cross country on the Fall Academic All-Ivy League team, as both runners helped Harvard earn a berth at the NCAA Championships in the fall for the first time since 1983. Reese, a junior from Chamblee, Ga., and a neurobiology concentrator, was an All-Northeast region selection after finishing 19th at the NCAA Regionals with a time of 20:27.9.
Hanley, a sophomore who hails from Attleboro, Mass., placed 20th at the NCAA Regionals, finishing in 20:36.2. Hanley also garnered All-Northeast region honors.
Senior Taylor Docter of the women’s volleyball team was named to the All-Ivy League first team after ranking third in the conference in points per set (3.63) and fourth in kills per set (3.12). A regenerative biology concentrator, Docter, an outside hitter, was named to the Capital One Academic All-District first team and hails from Los Altos, Calif.
Representing field hockey, senior Kim Goh, a history & science concentrator, was named to the All-Ancient Eight second team as a defender. A team co-captain and a native of Burtonsville, Md., Goh played in all 16 games as a senior and all 67 games during her four years in Cambridge.
Fall 2012 Academic All-Ivy League Team
Colton Chapple, Football (Sr., Alpharetta, Ga., Psychology)
John Collins, Football (Sr., Hull, Mass., Government)
Jacob Dombrowski, Football (Sr., Gaylord, Mich., Economics)
Scott Prozeller, Men’s Soccer (Sr., Sudbury, Mass., Economics)
Richard Smith, Men’s Soccer (Sr., Durham, England, Chemistry)
Taylor Docter, Women’s Volleyball (Sr., Los Altos, Calif., Regenerative Biology)
Kim Goh, Field Hockey (Sr., Burtonsville, Md., History & Science)
Viviana Hanley, Women’s Cross Country (So., Attleboro, Mass., Undecided)
Bethany Kanten, Women’s Soccer (So., Park City, Utah, Undecided)
Emily Reese, Women’s Cross Country (Jr., Chamblee, Ga., Neurobiology)