Three Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Women's At-Large First Team

Three Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District Women's At-Large First Team

GREENWOOD, Ind. – Senior Ellie Cookson of field hockey, senior Julia Glynn of men's lacrosse, and junior Michelle Xie of women's golf were named to the 2018 CoSIDA Academic All-District At-Large women's team, as announced by the organization this afternoon (May 17).

To be nominated for CoSIDA Academic All-District, a student-athlete must be a starter or key reserve with legitimate athletic credentials, have reached their sophomore year and have at least a 3.30 cumulative GPA.

First team Academic All-District honorees advance to the Capital One Academic All-America Team ballot, where first-, second- and third-team All-America honorees will be selected later this month.

Ellie Cookson 
Field Hockey
Senior, Pyschology, Oakville, Ontario
Team captain…Fall Academic All-Ivy selection…Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA Scholar of Distinction…Led team with 10 assists on the season, adding a goal…Became Harvard's all-time career assists leader with an assist at Northeastern on Sept. 15…Cookson broke the previous mark held by Jen Ahn '04, and Ceci Clark '92, who both had 26 career assists and finished her career with 34 assists.

Julia Glynn
Women's Lacrosse
Senior, Psychology, Manhasset, N.Y.
Team captain...Tewaaraton Award Watch List selection…Ivy League Attacker of the Year…First Team All-Ivy…IWLCA All-Northeast Region First Team…Finished the year with 95 points (69 goals, 26 assists), the third most in a single season in program history. Her 69 goals are second-most in Harvard history as well…Became just the fifth Harvard student-athlete to reach 200 points for her career, finishing her four years with 136 goals and 66 assists.

Michelle Xie
Women's Golf
Junior, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Palo Alto, Calif.
Xie capped off her junior year winning the individual championship at the Ivy League Tournament and helped Harvard to a second place overall finish at the event...finished in the top-10 in four of seven tournaments this season...First Team All-Ivy selection.