ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Brandon McLaughlin
Brandon McLaughlin
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Villanova, Pa.
High School: The Episcopal Academy
House Affiliation: Winthrop

2011-12 (Sophomore):
CSA All-America second team ... Finished the season 10-8 overall, including a 3-3 mark in Ivy League contests ... Opened the season with a 3-1 victory over William Morris (Williams) in the No. 1 position Nov. 18 ... Defeated Christopher Hanson (Dartmouth), 3-0, and Valentin Quan (Middlebury), 3-0, in the No. 1 spot Nov. 30 ... Beat Alex Domenick of Cornell, 3-2 (7-11, 6-11, 11-4, 11-7, 11-4) at No. 2 to clinch third-place for Harvard at the CSA Men's Team Championships Feb. 19

2010-11 (Freshman):
Finished the season with an 11-7 mark, going 4-2 at the No. 3 and 6-3 at the No. 4 ... Swept Christopher Holter of Brown to open the season … Grabbed a 3-1 win over Will Gruner of Williams (Nov. 21) … Defeated Dartmouth’s Christopher Jung, 11-6, 11-4, 11-6 ... Downed Ryan Herden of Western Ontario, 3-1 ... Swept opponents from St. Lawrence and Hamilton in back-to-back matches ... Helped Harvard capture fifth at the 2011 CSA National Team Championship winning all three of his matches (Princeton, Dartmouth and Cornell).

Before Harvard:
Earned five letters in squash … Captained squash team as a senior … Three-time All-Inter-Ac selection … Received the Wayne C. Astley Award for squash sportsmanship … Awarded the Mind, Body, Spirit Prize for excellence in athletics, sportsmanship and academics … U.S. Squash under-19 national champion in 2010 … Ranked No. 1 in the U.S. throughout the 2009-10 season in the U-19 division … Member of the U.S. national team that competed at the World Junior Squash Championships in 2009 … Mid-Atlantic Squash Association champion … Episcopal Academy won the National High School Squash Championship in 2009 and 2010 … Laude Society member … Spanish Honor Society member.

Personal:
Enjoys reading and video games … Brother, Devin, won the under-17 U.S. Squash National Championship in 2010.