Ivy League Announces Winter 2015-16 Academic All-Ivy Team

Ivy League Announces Winter 2015-16 Academic All-Ivy Team


PRINCETON, N.J. - The Ivy League has announced the names of 80 student-athletes – including 10 from Harvard – who have been named to the winter 2015-16 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.

Below are the student-athletes representing Harvard.


Kyle Criscuolo
Men's Hockey
Senior, Psychology

Signed a professional contract at the end of the season with the Grand Rapid Griffins of the AHL, an affiliate of the Detroit Red Wings … Hockey Humanitarian Award finalist … Senior CLASS Award candidate … ECAC Hockey Student-Athlete of the Year for the second-straight year … All-ECAC and Ivy League second team … Captained the Crimson for the second season in a row (first two-time captain in 92 years) … Finished second on the team with 19 goals and third with 32 points … Eight game-winning goals tied for the most in the nation.

Devon Gobbo
Senior, Economics

EIWA champion ... NCAA qualifier ... Named unanimously to the All-Ivy League first team ... Boasted an overall record of 27-6 and was 8-0 in dual meets ... Had 15 decisions and six technical falls on the year.

Patrick Steeves
Men's Basketball
Senior, Applied Mathematics

Named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District I first team … 2014-15 NABC Honor Roll Recipient … Appeared in 26 games with four starts after missing the entirety of his freshman, sophomore and junior seasons due to injury … Averaged 9.1 points per game, 3.8 rebounds per game and 2.4 assists per game … Scored 25 points and made the game-saving block in the team's win over Princeton … Scored 20 points in his Ivy League debut versus Dartmouth … Scored or assisted on the final 11 points of regulation in the team's overtime win over BYU.

Jimmy Vesey
Men's Hockey
Senior, Government

Hobey Baker Award winner … ECAC Hockey and Ivy League Player of the Year … Walter Brown Award winner for the second time … Senior CLASS Award finalist … Captained the Crimson … Led the team with 24 goals and 46 points … Led the ECAC with 17 goals and 32 points in conference games … Ranked among the top-10 in the nation in points and goals per game.

Maxim Yakubovich
Men's Swimming

Junior, Applied Mathematics
Honorable mention All-America as a member of Harvard's 200 free relay team … Ivy League champion in the 100 fly, as well as a member of the 200 free and 200 medley relay teams, earning All-Ivy first team … Second team All-Ivy as a member of the 400 medley relay team.


Miye D'Oench
Women's Hockey

Senior, Social Studies
All-ECAC Hockey second team … All-Ivy League second team … All-New England team … ECAC Hockey Player of the Month (November) … Led the Crimson with 37 points on 14 goals and a team-high 23 assists … Ranked 20th nationally in points per game (1.16) and 16th in assists per game (0.72) … Ended Harvard career 15th on the all-time career points list (122) … Tallied a career-best four points on two goals and two assists in the Beanpot vs. Boston University; recorded 12 multi-point outings on the season.

Adrienne Jarocki 
Women's Fencing
Junior, Human Evolutionary Biology

NCAA women's saber champion with a 19-4 record ... Finished with a 17-1 record at the Ivy League Championships assisting Harvard in a share of the title, while also being named All-Ivy first team ... Finished second in the saber competition in the Penn State Open ... Recorded a 3-0 record against Wellesley ... Went undefeated, 15-0, in the Tradition Tournament at Sacred Heart  ... Assisted Harvard in capturing the Beanpot title after posting a perfect 9-0 mark ... Earned a silver medal at the NCAA Northeast Regionals with a 21-2 record.

Jing Leung
Women's Diving
Sophomore, Statistics

First team All-America in the platform dive at the NCAA Championships, first Harvard diver to earn that honor since 1988 … Won the NCAA Zone A Diving Championship in the platform dive to qualify for the NCAA Championship Meet … Finished fourth in the one-meter and third in the three-meter dive events at the Ivy Championship Meet.

Nikki Okwelogu
Women's Indoor Track & Field

Junior, Human Evolutionary Biology
All-America first team … All-Ivy League first team … Took third in the shot put at the NCAA Indoor Championships with a throw of 57-11.25 (17.66m) … Broke her own Harvard and Ivy League records in the event … Captured third-straight Ivy championship in the shot put with a throw of 55-9.75 (17.01m), helping the Crimson claim its fourth-straight championship.

Courtney Smith
Women's Indoor Track & Field

Sophomore, Chemistry
All-America first team … All-Ivy League first team … Finished eighth in the 5,000 meters at the NCAA Indoor Championships with a time of 16:04.86 … Part of first-place distance medley relay team at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships, also took third in the 3,000 meters to help the Crimson claim its fourth-straight title… Moved up to second place on the all-time Harvard lists in the 3,000 meters and 5,000 meters.