Elissa Lin
Elissa Lin
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Potomac, Md.
High School: Georgetown Day School
Major: Human Evolutionary Biology
House Affiliation: Cabot

Sophomore • 2013

Coxed the varsity four against BU/Princeton/Stanford ... Coxed the third varsity at the Muri Cup and the Eastern Sprints ... Coxed the lightweight four second-place finish at the IRA National Championship.

Freshman • 2012

Coxed for the novice lightweight eight all season … Aided the novice eight in a third-place finish at EAWRC Sprints … Helped sweep Princeton and MIT … Contributed to the novice eights efforts against Georgetown and the Radcliffe second varsity eights.

Before Harvard

Was a coxswain for Georgetown Day School for three years … Awarded Most Valuable Player in crew (2008) and the Coach’s Award (2011) … Earned the Fran Young Math Award and the National Merit Scholarship … Was ranked as high as No. 1 in table tennis in the state of Maryland.

Hobbies include cooking, traveling and hiking … Father, Paul ’83, and two uncles, Patrick ’84 and Perry ’89, attended Harvard University.