ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Gary Power
Gary Power
Year: Senior
Hometown: East Lyme, Conn.
High School: East Lyme
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Winthrop

2013-14 (Senior):
Co-captain of the 2013-14 squad … Finished his final season with a 15-1 mark ... Opened up the season in the third position with a win over Christopher Jung of Dartmouth, 11-5, 11-6, 11-4 on Dec. 3 … Took down Drexel’s Michael Thompson, 11-8, 11-8, 11-9 on Dec. 6 … Made his debut in the second position with a win over James Van Staveren of Western Ontario, 12-10, 17-15, 6-11, 11-8 on Dec. 7 … Blanked William’s Jamie Ruggiero, 11-9, 11-6, 11-6 on Jan. 7 … Playing out of the fourth spot, held off Princeton’s David Hoffman, 11-5, 11-7, 11-8 … Bested Derek Chilvers of Penn, 11-3, 11-8, 11-4 on Jan. 12 … Notched a win over St. Lawrence’s Vir Seth, 11-4, 11-7, 11-7 on Jan. 25 … Downed William Mohr of Rochester, 11-4, 11-5, 11-5 on Jan. 26 … Shutout Kevin Flannery of Cornell, 11-5, 11-9, 11-5 on Feb. 1 … Handled Columbia’s Joshua Sehkar, 11-3, 11-7, 11-5 on Feb. 2 … Blanked Juan Vargas of Trinity, 11-6, 11-5, 11-4 on Feb. 4 to help snap Trinity’s 18-year long streak of 162 consecutive games won at their home facility … Downed O. Booth of Brown, 11-7, 11-6, 11-7 on Feb. 9 to helped the Crimson clinch its 36th Ivy League Title … In the quarterfinals of the Potter Cup, blanked Penn’s Rahil Fazelbhoy, 11-4, 11-7, 11-3 on Feb. 14 … Took down Franklin & Marshall’s C. Osborne, 11-7, 11-5, 11-7 … Notched a win over Trinity’s Juan Vargas, 11-13, 11-8, 11-5, 11-4 in the finals of the Potter Cup Feb. 16 to give Harvard its 31st national title.

2012-13 (Junior):
Went 13-5 on the year ... Made season debut at the No. 3 spot and knocked off Dartmouth's Christopher Jung, 11-8, 11-7, 11-6, Nov. 28 ... Tallied a win at No. 3 by defeating James Van Staveren, 11-8, 11-7, 11-7, in a match against Western Ontario ... Bested Amherst's David Kerr Jan. 19, 11-7, 11-8, 11-7 ... Swept Graham Miao of Cornell, 12-10, 11-8, 11-8, Feb. 3 ...Triumphed against Karan Malik of Trinity to tie the match at four, 11-6, 9-11, 11-3, 11-6, Feb. 7 ... Rallied past Yale's Neil Martin, 12-10, 3-11, 10-12, 11-8, 11-6 Feb. 18 ... Topped Adam Perkiomaki of Rochester, 11-7, 14-12, 11-5, in the quarterfinals of the Potter Cup Feb. 22 ... Stormed back from two games down to defeat Dylan Ward, 6-11, 10-12, 11-7, 11-7, 11-7, to clinch the win for Harvard in the CSA semifinals Feb. 23 ... Went 1-2 at the CSA individual national championships March 1-3.  

2011-12 (Sophomore):
Finished the season 11-6 overall, including 5-0 in the No. 4 position ... Opened the season with a 3-0 victory over Nick Marks (Williams) in the No. 2 position Nov. 18 ... Downed Valentin Quan (Middlebury), 3-0, in the No. 2 spot Nov. 30 ... Beat Johan Detter of then No. 1 Trinity, 3-1, Jan. 21 ... beat Joe Chapman of No. 5 Rochester, 3-1 (8-11,11-6,14-12,11-7), at the CSA team quarterfinals in the No. 3 position

2010-11 (Freshman):
Selected to CSA All-America first-team ... Named to All-Ivy League team ... Finished season ranked No. 7 in the nation ...  Finished the season wtih a 13-6 overall record, going 10-5 as Harvard's No. 1 ... Began Freshman campaign with a 3-0 sweep of Brown’s Brad Thompson … Defeated William Morris of Williams, 11-5, 11-7, 11-4 (Nov. 21) … Won a close five-game match over Dartmouth’s Christopher Hanson (Dec. 2) ... Won matches over opponents from Western Ontario, St. Lawrence and Hamilton, 3-0, to begin 2011 ... Helped Harvard capture fifth at the 2011 CSA National Team Championship with a win against Dartmouth ... Went 3-2 at the 2011 Individual National Championship.

Before Harvard:
Played soccer all four years of high school … Captained soccer team as a senior … Two-time Ireland national squash champion in the under-19 division … Won the U.S. national title in the under-15 division … Most Valuable Player of soccer team … Three-time all-conference selection … Named all-state and All-New England twice … Academic All-American as a senior … French Honors Society member.

Personal:
Sister, Siusi, is a member of the swimming team at Northeastern.