ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

William Rhatigan
William Rhatigan
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Newton, Mass.
High School: Newton South
Position: Nordic
House: : Leverett

Sophomore (2017-18)
Men's nordic leading point scorer with 182 ... Highest scoring (182 pts.) men's skier (nordic/alpine) ... Fourth highest point total (182 pts.) on Harvard ski team (men's/women's/nordic/alpine) ... Tallied 102 points in classic races and 80 in freestyle contests ... Harvard's second scorer in the 10K classic event at the Colby Carnival (Jan. 14), clocking in at 30:50.3 for 53rd place (20 pts.) ... At the St. Michael's Carnival (Jan. 20-21): took 50th in the 10K classic with a time of 26:43.5 (15 pts.) and led the Crimson with a 23rd place finish in the 15K freestyle at 40:32.7 (21 pts.) ... At the Vermont Carnival (Feb. 2-3): led Harvard with a time of 27:09.4 in the 10K classic for 27th place (19 pts.) and was the second scorer for the team in the 20K freestyle after finishing in 51st at 58:54.3 (13 pts.) ... At the Dartmouth Carnival (Feb. 9-10): led Harvad in both the 10K classic and 10K freestyle, placing 26th in 32:17.20 (19 pts.) and 29th in 27:36.9 (17 pts.), respectively ... At the Williams Carnival (Feb. 16-17): the Crimson's second scorer in the 10K classic at 41st with a time of 33:06.1 (11 pts.), before leading Harvard in the 3.8K freestyle in 34th place (14 pts.) with a 8:45.8 clip ... At the Middlebury Carnival/NCAA Regional (Feb. 23-24): led Harvard in both races, placing 34th in 26:03.4 (18 pts.) in the 10K classic and 36th in 50:49.4 (15 pts.) in the 20K freestyle.

Freshman (2016-17)
USCSCA All-Academic Team … Opened the season with a 55th-place finish in the classic sprint and a 66th-place finish in the 10K FS at the St. Lawrence Carnival (Jan. 21) … Tallied 52nd in the 20K and 56th in the 10K at the UNH Carnival (Jan. 28) … Earned 57th in the sprint and 55th in the 10K at the UVM Carnival (Feb. 4) … Part of the 3X5K relay team that placed eighth at the Dartmouth Carnival and tallied 46th in the 10K (Feb. 11) …Collected ninth overall in the classic relay sprint at the Middlebury Carnival and also placed 31st in the 20K FS (Feb. 18) … Racked up 22nd overall in the 20K FS at the NCAA Regional Championships to go along with a 36th-place finish in the 10K (Feb. 25). 

Before Harvard
Skied for the Cambridge Sports Union Nordic Program … All-American at the 2016 Junior National Championships Classic 10k … All-American at the Junior National Championships Skate 10k … Named the Massachusetts Skier of the Year in 2016 … Placed sixth at the U18 Individual Start 10k … Placed third in the U18 Skate Hillclimb Relay … Grandfather, Waldo Lyon '45, ran cross-country and track for Harvard. 

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS