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Gina Kennedy
Gina Kennedy
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Beckenham, United Kingdom
High School: Langley Park Boys' School

Sophomore (2017-18)
Ramsay Cup runner-up ... First-Team All-Ivy ... Went 15-0 (7-0 Ivy) for a squad that won the National Championship (Howe Cup) and Ivy League title ... Defeated Dartmouth's Sandra Reiss, 3-0, at No. 2 (Dec. 6) ... Won at slot No. 3 against St. Lawrence's Lo Batista in three games (Jan. 11) ... Victorious over Cornell's Margaux Losty in straight games at No. 3 (Jan. 13) ... Handled Columbia's Jui Kalgutkar, 3-0, at spot three (Jan. 14) ... Defeated Julie Yeung of Tutfs, 3-0, at spot one (Jan. 20) ... Won against Stanford's Casey Wong in straight games at No. 1 (Jan. 21) ... Beat Drexel's Hayley Hughes, 3-0, at No. 2 (Jan. 28) ... Defeated All-American Salma Alam El Din of Trinity, 3-0, at No. 2 (Jan. 29) ... Won against Princeton's Raneem El Torky, 3-1, at No. 2 (Feb. 3) ... At No. 2, defeated Penn's Melissa Alves, 3-0, for the first time in three attempts (Feb. 4) ... Topped Yale's Lucy Beecroft in four games at No. 1 (Feb. 9) ... Swept Brown's Quincy Beck at No. 1 (Feb. 11) ... At the Howe Cup (Feb. 16-18): swept Cornell's Michel Garceau, Yale's Lucy Beecroft, and Trinity's Raneem Sharaf (all at No. 1) ... At the Ramsay Cup (March 2-4): Third seed; defeated Trinity's Julia Le Coq, 12-10, 11-7, 9-11, 11-8, in Round of 16; defeated teammate Kayley Leonard (sixth seed), 13-11, 11-6, 12-10, in national quarterfinal; topped teammed Amelia Henley (15th seed) in five sets, 11-5, 11-7, 8-11, 4-11, 11-5, in national semifinal; fell to top-seed Reeham Sedky of Penn in four games, 11-5, 8-11, 11-7, 11-8, in national final.

Freshman (2016-17)
Women’s squash individual national champion (Ramsay Cup Winner) … CSA All-American first team selection … Ivy League Rookie of the Year … All-Ivy League First Team … Finished 14-2, including 5-1 in Ivy action … Earned first-career victory with a 3-0 win over Dartmouth’s Julia Potter at No. 2 (Dec. 7) … Cruised to a 3-0 sweep against Stanford’s Chloe Chemtob (Jan. 19) … Collected a 3-0 win in the top position against Columbia’s Tanvi Khannna (Feb. 4) … Registered a 3-0 sweep over Cornell’s Margaux Losty at No. 2 (Feb. 5) … Turned in a 3-0 sweep against Anna Kimberly of Trinity at No. 2 (Feb. 8) … Rolled to a 3-0 sweep against Brown’s Quincy Beck at No. 1 (Feb. 10) … Posted a 3-0 win over Stanford’s Sarah Bell at No. 2 (Feb. 11) … Helped secure the Ivy Championship with a 3-0 win over Yale’s Lucy Beecroft at No. 2 (Feb. 12) … Cruised past Maddie O’Connor of Columbia. 3-0, in the opening round of the CSA Team Championship at No. 2 (Feb. 24) … Collected a 3-0 win over Princeton’s Maria Elena Ubina at No. 2 in the CSA Team Championship semis (Feb. 25) … Earned a 3-0 win in the opening round of the Ramsay Cup at the CSA Individual Championship against Cornell’s Michele Garceau (March 3) … Dominated against Yale’s Lucy Beecroft. 3-0, in the Ramsay Cup quarters and then earned a 3-0 sweep against Penn’s Marie Stephan in the semis (March 4) … Won the individual national championship with a 3-1 win (11-9, 13-11, 9-11, 11-7) over Penn’s Reeham Sedky (March 5).

Before Harvard
Five-time British Champion … Five-time English Champion … European U19 Champion … British U23 Open Champion … Ranked No. 1 in England (U 13, 15, 17, 19) and Europe (U19) … Captained England U19 team to 2016 European Team Championships and third place at the 2013 World Championships … Won the 2015 Dutch U19 Junior Open … Finished third at the 2016 British Junior Open … Two-time Langley Park Outstanding Contribution to Sport.

 

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS