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Nick Hopcroft
Nick Hopcroft
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Weybridge, England
High School: Wellington College
Major: Government
House Affiliation: Lowell

2013-14 (Sophomore):
Finished the year with a 14-1 mark ... Opened his season with a win over Dartmouth’s Fletcher Pease, 11-9, 11-9, 11-6 on Dec. 3 … Took down Drexel’s Joseph Gingold, 11-3, 11-3, 11-4 .on Dec. 6 … Shutout Devin Hinchey of Western Ontario 11-5, 11-8, 11-6 … Blanked William’s Addington K. Graham, 11-7, 11-4, 11-5 … Topped Michael LeBlac of Princeton, 11-4, 11-7, 11-6 on Jan. 11 … Continued his winning ways, taking down Penn’s George Lemmon, 11-8, 11-8, 8-11, 11-4 … Downed Anderson Good of St. Lawrence 12-10, 11-3, 11-4 on Jan. 25 … Handled Rochester’s Xiaomin Meng, 11-4, 11-7, 11-6 on Jan. 26 … Defeated Columbia’s Daniel Salee in the fifth spot, 11-7, 11-5, 11-8 on Feb. 2 … Powered past Charlie Wyatt of Yale, 11-3, 13-11, 11-6 on Feb. 7 … Made quick work of Brown’s Tod Holberton, 11-3, 11-0, 11-4 on Feb. 9 to help Harvard clinch its 36th Ivy League title … Blanked Penn’s John Dudzik, 11-6, 11-9, 11-2 in the quarterfinals of the Potter Cup Feb. 14 … Bested Franklin & Marshall’s D. Cummingham, 11-6, 11-5, 11-7 in the semifinals of the Potter Cup Feb. 15 … Defeated Moustafa Hamada of Trinity, 14-2, 11-9, 11-8 in the finals of the Potter Cup Feb. 16 to give Harvard its 31st national title. 

2011-12 (Freshman):
Finished the season 13-6 overall, including 7-1 in the No. 4 position ... Went 5-2 in Ivy League matches ... Posted his first career victory with a 3-1 victory over Taylor Foehl (Williams) in the No. 4 position Nov. 18 ... Defeated Luke Lee (Dartmouth), 3-2, and Parker Hurst (Middlebury), 3-0, in the No. 4 spot Nov. 30 ... Beat Aditiya Jagtap of Cornell, 3-1 (9-11, 11-2, 11-5, 11-4) at No. 4 to clinch third-place for Harvard at the CSA Men's Team Championships Feb. 19 ... Was selected to compete in the Pool Trophy bracket at the CSA Individual Championships.

Before Harvard:
Member of squash, rackets and cricket teams at Wellington College … Captained squash and rackets squads … England International Squash representative at under-15, under-17 and under-19 levels … Member of English National Team … Earned No. 3 European U-19 ranking … Was ranked No. 1 among European and British players at U-17 level … Was the youngest person to win the U-19 British Rackets Championship at 16 years old … Uncle, Ron, is the 100-mile and 50-mile world record holder for long distance running.