Elizabeth MacEachern
Elizabeth MacEachern
Year: Junior
Hometown: Concord, Mass.
High School: Groton School
Major: Human Evolutionary Biology
House Affiliation: Pforzheimer

Junior • 2014

Rowed the fourth seat for the second varsity three times and the second seat for the varsity four twice … In the second seat, helped the varsity four to a fourth-place finish at the IRA National Championships … In the four seat with the second varsity, earned a silver medal at the EAWRC Sprints.

Sophomore • 2013

Rowed third, fifth, and seventh seat for the second varsity, including an undefeated season ... Rowed the third seat for the lightweight four second-place finish at the IRA National Championship … Part of the boat that won the lightweight eights race at the Head of the Charles (16:58.83), a first for Harvard at the regatta (Oct. 20).

Freshman  2012

Rowed for the varsity eight all season … Helped the varsity eight take bronze at the IRA National Championships, the first medal the Radcliffe lightweight crew has captured since 2006 … Contributed to third-place finish at the EAWRC Sprint, the lightweight varsity’s third straight bronze … Rowed in win over Princeton to reclaim the Class of 1999 Cup for the first time since 2009 … Topped MIT by over 30 seconds in a lightweight crew sweep to take the Muri Cup … Finished third against No. 2 Wisconsin and No. 1 Stanford in the grand final of a six-team regatta on the Charles River … Contributed to win over Georgetown.

Before Harvard

Participated in crew and field hockey for the Groton School … Head of the community service board … Spent a year volunteering at several philanthropic organizations in Boston, Houston,  South Africa and Italy.


Parents, John ’81 and Sarah ’83, graduated from Harvard. John captained the men’s heavyweight crew.