ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

Delia Hellander
Delia Hellander
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Lebanon, N.J.
High School: Villa Walsh Academy

Sophomore (2017-18)
Completed seven tries during the fall 15s season ... Touched down for one try in each game against West Chester (Sept. 9) and Army (Sept. 16) Completed one conversion against West Chester (Sept. 9) and three conversions against Mt. St. Mary's (Sept. 22) ... Completed three tries against Mt. St. Mary's (Sept. 22) ... Touched down for two tries against Brown (Oct. 1) ... At the Crimson 7s Tournament (March 24): Amassed 25 points (3t, 5c); led Harvard with 18 points (2t, 4c) versus Molloy; tallied a try and conversion in the semifinal vs. Quinnipiac ... At the Brown 7s Tournament (April 8): led Harvard with 42 points (6t, 6c); scored two tries and converted twice in 24-14 win over AIC; touched down once and converted twice in 19-7 defeat of Sacred Heart; registered one try and a conversion in 17-14 win over West Chester; tallied two tries and a conversion in the 27-17 defeat of Norwich in third-place match ... At the Ivy League 7s Tournament (April 14): Second on the team in scoring with 29 points (3t, 7c); converted four times vs. Cornell; registered two tries and three conversions vs. Columbia; had one try vs. Princeton ... At the Army West Point All-Academy 7s Tournament (April 28): Scored one try against Army.

Freshman (2016-17)
Ranked second on team with eight tries during 15s season … Collected first-career try against University of New England (Sept. 17) … Added another score the following week against Brown (Sept. 23) … Touched down for a try against Princeton (Oct. 8) … Scored a career-high three tries in win over Cornell (Oct. 15) … Tallied two more tries in Ivy semis win over Princeton (Oct. 29) … Recorded at least one try in all five tournaments during 7s action … Notched a career-best four tries against Penn in Ivy 7s Championship contest (April 23) … Scored in three of four matches at NIRA 7s Challenge, including three over two games against AIC (April 30). 

Before Harvard:
Played five years of rugby for club team … Three-time All-New Jersey rugby selection … Named Empire Union Rugby All-State in 2016 … High School All-America in Rugby 2016 Tour against Canada … Was a four-year varsity member in both volleyball and track at Villa Walsh … Captain of volleyball and rugby teams during senior year … Holds the school record at Villa Walsh in javelin and disc relays. 

 

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS