Sydney Karnovsky
Sydney Karnovsky
Year: Senior
Hometown: Brookline, Mass.
High School: Brookline High School
Major: Human Developmental and Regenerative Bio
House Affiliation: Currier

Senior • 2015-16
Recipient of NEISA's Babineau Trophy as the women's crew of the year ... Named ICSA All-American Crew, All-NEISA first team and ICSA All-Academic ... Finished fourth at the Harry Anderson Trophy in the A-division ... Sailed to a ninth-plce mark sailing in the A-division at the Hatch Brown Trophy ... Recorded a third-place finish at the Danmark Trophy in the A-division ... Came in first place at the Moody Trophy in the A-division as crew ... Named NEISA Coed Sailor of the week for Oct. 14 ... Raced in A-boat at the Truxtun Amsted Memorial Regatta and helped Crimson to a third-place result ... Sailed to an 11th-place result at the Mrs. Hurst Bowl ... Assisted Harvard to a third-place finish at the Schell Trophy sailing in the A-division ...Named NEISA Coed Sailor of the week for Nov. 7 ... Finished seventh at the Atlantic Coast Championship sailing in the A-division.

Junior • 2014-15
Named to the ICSA All-America team as crew and was an ICSA All-Academic selection ... All-NEISA second team crew ... Team captain ... Raced as crew in A and B boats in the Harry Anderson Trophy, helped Crimson to 11th place result ... Crewed B-division boat at the Nevins Trophy to a second-place team finish and sixth-place division finish ... Came in first-place in B-Division at the Hood Trophy to lead Harvard to a fourth-place overall result ... Crewed FJs division at the Navy Fall Invitational to aid Harvard to eighth-place ... Raced in B-boat at the Hoyt Trophy ... Finished fourth in the B-division at the Schell Trophy to help Harvard finish sixth overall ... With an 11-3 overall record, helped Harvard win the Hap Moore Trophy Team Race ... Recorded a seventh place finish in the B-division of the Atlantic Coast Championships, aiding Harvard to an 11th-place result ... Kicked off spring season with a seventh-place result at the St. Mary's Team Race ... Crewed B-boat to help Harvard to second-place at the weather-shortened Southern New England Team Race ... Raced as crew at the Marchiando Trophy Team Race to push Harvard to second-place at 12-3 ... Sailed as crew at the NEISA Team Race Championships to help Harvard to fifth with a 9-5 mark ... Sailed B-division craft to second-place at the Owen/Mosbacher/Knapp Trophies as the Crimson took second as a team ... Raced to third in the FJ division at the Admiral's Cup, guiding Harvard to fourth-place ... Helped Harvard qualify for nationals with a sixth-place result at the New England Dinghy Championship ... Named co-COOP Athlete of the Week with Andrew Mollerus on May 5.

Sophomore • 2013-14
Team captain ... At the Hatch Brown trophy, served as crew in the B division boat which finished third with one first-place finish and three second-place finishes to help the Crimson take 10th overall ... Part of a quartet of sailors that competed in the B division for Harvard at the Danmark Trophy ... Split time at Crew in the A division boat at the Navy Fall Invite where Harvard finished fourth ... Crewed the B division boat that had four victories and took second in the group to help Harvard place 11th overall at the 7th Oberg Trophy ... Competed as crew for four races in the A division boat at the 73rd Erwin Schell Trophy ... Helped Harvard tie for first with an 11-3 record at the Hap Moore Trophy as a crew ... Crewed the A division boat at the Atlantic Coast Tournament ... Crewed a vessel at the St. Mary’s Team Race ... Crewed a Harvard vessel at the 17th Southern New England Team Race ... Aided the Crimson's fifth-place finish at the 54th Jan T. Friis Trophy as crew ... Raced as crew at the 65th Fowle Trophy, New England Team Race Championship ... Competed as crew in the A division boat the finished 11th to help Harvard take eighth at the Owen, Mosbacher and Knapp Trophies ... Crewed the A division vessel at the 29th Admiral’s Cup.  

Freshman • 2012-13
Served as crew for all 18 races of the Tufts Central Series 1 regatta to pace Harvard to a first-place finish in the A division and second overall ... Secured three top-five finishes in the C division boat at the Hatch Brown Trophy ... Served as crew in the B division, winning a third-place finish in the second race at the Captain Hurst Bowl ... Helped Harvard sail to a 12th place finish at the Hoyt Trophy ... Earned three single-digit finishes in six races as crew in the B division at the Schell Trophy.

Before Harvard
Competed in sailing, ice hockey and soccer at Brookline High School ... Captain of ice hockey team from 2009-2012 ... Captain of sailing team from 2010-2012 ... Named sailing MVP in 2009, 2011 and 2012 ... Helped BHS sailing win the Mass Bay League B Division North Team racing trophy in 2012 ... Named Boston Globe All-Star and Boston Herald All-Star in hockey in 2012 ... Helped BHS sailing team finish third at Massachusetts States in 2010 ... National Honors Society member ... AP scholar ... Volunteer at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital 2010-2012 ... Received Brookline Hub Youth award in 2012.

Personal                                                                                                                                            
Grandmother, Ann Karnovsky '52 attended Radcliffe ... Father, Dan Karnovsky ' 87, also attended Harvard was a member of the crew and sailing teams.