ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Michael DiSanto
Michael DiSanto
Height: 6-2
Year: Junior
Hometown: Boston, Mass.
High School: Belmont Hill
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Pforzheimer

Junior • 2011
Raced with the varsity eight, contributing to an undefeated dual season and a Sprints championship … Part of the Harvard boat that reached the semifinals of the Ladies’ Challenge Plate at the Henley Royal Regatta … Raced to a second-place finish at the IRA National Championships … Contributed to victory over Yale at the 146th Harvard-Yale Regatta … Helped win the Ivy League title, Eastern title and Rowe Cup at the EARC Sprints … Helped defeat Northeastern for the Smith Cup, Penn and Navy for the Adams Cup, Princeton for the Compton Cup, Brown for the Stein Cup and Cornell.

Sophomore2010
Rowed in the three seat of the varsity eight all spring, contributing to the Crimson’s 7-1 dual record … Helped Harvard capture its seventh Ladies’ Challenge Plate at the Royal Henley Regatta … Helped the Crimson win its 26th Eastern title, 26th Ivy League crown and 30th Rowe Cup at the EARC Sprints … Part of fourth-place varsity finish at IRA National Championships … Contributed to a third consecutive win at the 145th Harvard-Yale Regatta … Aided in fourth straight Compton Cup win against Princeton and MIT … Helped the Crimson win the Adams Cup against Navy and Penn for the 11th straight season … Contributed to the Crimson’s 13th straight win over Northeastern for the Smith Cup and a dual win against Cornell.

Freshman2009
Member of the freshman eight that went undefeated in dual racing (7-0) … Won a silver medal at Sprints and the IRA National Championships.

Before Harvard

Three-time letterwiner in football, wrestling and crew; named team captain for all three ... Was all-league in football and wrestling ... Named team MVP senior year in crew and football ... Member of national championship crew in 2007 ... Won New England Team Championships in wrestling and football as a junior ... Member of three New England Championships in rowing ... Was a peer leader junior and senior year ... Member of Young Neighbors in Action sophomore and junior year.

Personal
Enjoys lifting weights, running, watching movies and spending time with family and friends.