ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
7 - Alex Sarkisian
Alex Sarkisian
Height: 6-3
Weight: 195
Year: Junior
Hometown: Valparaiso, Ind.
High School: Valparaiso
Position: WR
Major: Government
House Affiliation: Quincy

At Harvard
2010: Appeared in nine games ... Earned his first career start at wide receiver at Lafayette on Oct. 2 ... Caught his first career touchdown pass against Yale for the eventual game-winner in the fourth quarter ... Major H award winner.

2009: Appeared in games against Princeton, at Columbia and home versus Penn ... Minor H recipient.

2008: Did not appear in a game ... Minor H recipient.

Background:
At Valparaiso: Captain of football and baseball teams while also playing basketball ... Valparaiso Post-Tribune Player of the Year ... Associated Press All-State ... Led state in passing yards ... MVP of football and baseball teams ... Graduated as school's all-time leader in single season passing yards (2,502) ... All-state academic award ... National Honor Society.

Personal:
Grandfather, Alex, is in the College Football Hall of Fame and captained Northwestern to the 1949 Rose Bowl and served in World War II.