Ten standout student-athletes from Harvard have been selected to the 2018 Winter Academic All-Ivy League team.
Ivy League Press Release
PRINCETON, N.J. -- The Ivy League has announced the names of 80 student-athletes – including 10 from Harvard – who have been selected to the 2018 Winter Academic All-Ivy League team.
The goal of Academic All-Ivy is to properly honor top student-athletes in the three sports seasons (fall, winter and spring). For each sports season, each Ivy institution nominates 10 student-athletes – five men and five women – with grade point averages of 3.00 or higher. These student-athletes must be a starter or key reserve on an officially sponsored varsity sport.
Below are the student-athletes representing Harvard.
Sophomore, Psychology, Wellesley, Mass.
Unanimous first-team All-Ivy; Ivy League All-Tournament Team; led team in scoring with 13.5 ppg; finished among the top-10 in the nation in three-point shooting percentage; set the program record with 99 three-pointers made this season; named Ivy League Player of the Week (Feb. 5) after posting back-to-back 20-point games vs. Columbia and Cornell.
Junior, History, Sherborn, Mass.
Clinched his second straight NCAA Championship title in sabre; first-team All-America; posted a perfect 23-0 record in the round robins of the NCAA Championships; named to All-Ivy first team; crowned the individual champion in sabre at the Ivy League Round Robins; finished the 2017-18 season with a 47-6 overall record plus-131 touch differential.
Women's Swimming and Diving
Sophomore, Applied Mathematics, Mill Valley, Calif.
Competed in the 100 fly, 100 free, and 200 free at the NCAA championships; finished 21st in the 100 fly with a time of 52.35 at the NCAA Championships; Ivy League High Point Swimmer of the Meet; All-Ivy first team honoree in the 100 free, 200 free, 100 fly, 200 free relay and 800 free relay; All-Ivy second team honoree in the 400 free relay; broke Blodgett Pool record in the 100 free, 200 free and 100 fly at the Ivy League Championships.
Senior, Economics, Delhi, India
Team captain; led Harvard to a second-place finish at the Collegiate Squash Association Team Championship (Potter Cup); went 12-3 (5-1 Ivy); competed primarily at No. 5 but played half his matches at No. 4 and No. 6; led Crimson to No. 2 finish in the nation.
Men's Ice Hockey
Junior, Sociology, Scituate, Mass.
The ECAC Hockey Player of the Year and a Hobey Baker Award Hat Trick finalist; became the 32nd player in program history to top the 100-point mark, finishing his Crimson career with 104 points (60 goals, 44 assists) in 97 games played; led the Crimson in scoring with 43 points (26 goals, 17 assists) in 2017-18; first-team All-ECAC Hockey and All-Ivy; led the nation with an average of .90 goals per game and had a conference-leading .89 points per game in ECAC Hockey contests; recorded three hat tricks on the season; played for the U.S. men's ice hockey team at the 2018 Winter Olympics, leading the team with six points (five goals, assist) before returning to complete the season at Harvard; continuing studies at Harvard while a member of the NHL's Boston Bruins.
Men's Swimming and Diving
Sophomore, History & Science and Society, Atlanta, Ga.
All-America first team honors in the 200-yard freestyle and 200-yard backstroke; All-America honorable mention in 50-yard freestyle; named the Phil Moriarty High Point Swimmer of the Meet at the Ivy League Championships; broke the Harvard pool record in the 50 free at the NCAA Championships, clocking in with a time of 19.16; All-Ivy first team in 200 free, 100 back and 200 back, as well as 400 free and 800 free relays; posted three top times in the nation (200 free, 200 back, 100 back); recorded the best time in the nation in the 200 back at the Ivy League Championships (1:31.12); shattered the program record in the 200 free, recording the second best time in the nation in the 200 back (1:38.99) at the Ivy League Championships.
Senior, Economics, Piscataway, N.J.
Made third NCAA Championships appearance; All-Ivy first team selection; finished the season with a 29-13 overall record, including a 7-3 mark in dual matches; placed third in the Jonathan Kalhoust Bearcat open with a 4-1 record; won the Franklin and Marshall Open at 174 Pounds with a perfect 5-0 record; faced nine nationally ranked opponents and earned two victories, including a 3-1 decision in sudden victory in the NCAA Championships; finished fifth at 174 pounds in the EIWA Championships to qualify for NCAA Championships.
Sophomore, English, Silver Spring, Md.
Finished 12th at the NCAA championships this season; earned All-America honorable mention; led the sabre squad this season with a 57-30 overall record and a plus-74 touch differential; posted a 9-9 record at the Ivy League Round Robins.
Junior, Psychology, Harrison, N.Y.
Collegiate Squash Association All-America first team honoree for the third-straight year; unanimous selection for first-team All-Ivy; led Harvard to the 2018 National Championship and Ivy League title, its fourth- and third-straight, respectively; Ramsay Cup (National) quarterfinalist; competed primarily at No. 3, but also played six matches at No. 1 and No. 2; undefeated in the team season, going 15-0 (7-0 Ivy) on the year; posted a nearly flawless record of 45-2 in dual match play; went 4-0 against other All-America honorees; has won 26 straight matches in dual play; helped Harvard extend its win streak to 53 consecutive matches, the longest run in program history.
Track and Field
Junior, Neurobiology, Florence, Mass.
USTFCCCA first-team All-American (200m); USTFCCA second-team All-American (60m); Ivy League Heptagonal Indoor Track Performer of the Meet; first-team All-Ivy and Ivy League champion in the 60m, 200m and 4x400m relay; second-team All-Ivy in the long jump; became the first Ivy League women's sprinter ever to win an indoor national championship, setting a new collegiate record (22.38) in the 200m final at the NCAA Division 1 Indoor Track and Field Championships; the fourth national indoor champion in Harvard women's track and field history; set a new Ivy League and Harvard record in the 60m dash (7.25); team captain.