ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Sydney Karnovsky
Sydney Karnovsky
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Brookline, Mass.
High School: Brookline High School
Major: Human Developmental and Regenerative Bio
House Affiliation: Currier

Sophomore • 2013-14
Team captain ... At the Hatch Brown trophy, served as crew in the B division boat which finished third with one first-place finish and three second-place finishes to help the Crimson take 10th overall ... Part of a quartet of sailors that competed in the B division for Harvard at the Danmark Trophy ... Split time at Crew in the A division boat at the Navy Fall Invite where Harvard finished fourth ... Crewed the B division boat that had four victories and took second in the group to help Harvard place 11th overall at the 7th Oberg Trophy ... Competed as crew for four races in the A division boat at the 73rd Erwin Schell Trophy ... Helped Harvard tie for first with an 11-3 record at the Hap Moore Trophy as a crew ... Crewed the A division boat at the Atlantic Coast Tournament ... Crewed a vessel at the St. Mary’s Team Race ... Crewed a Harvard vessel at the 17th Southern New England Team Race ... Aided the Crimson's fifth-place finish at the 54th Jan T. Friis Trophy as crew ... Raced as crew at the 65th Fowle Trophy, New England Team Race Championship ... Competed as crew in the A division boat the finished 11th to help Harvard take eighth at the Owen, Mosbacher and Knapp Trophies ... Crewed the A division vessel at the 29th Admiral’s Cup.  

Freshman • 2012-13
Served as crew for all 18 races of the Tufts Central Series 1 regatta to pace Harvard to a first-place finish in the A division and second overall ... Secured three top-five finishes in the C division boat at the Hatch Brown Trophy ... Served as crew in the B division, winning a third-place finish in the second race at the Captain Hurst Bowl ... Helped Harvard sail to a 12th place finish at the Hoyt Trophy ... Earned three single-digit finishes in six races as crew in the B division at the Schell Trophy.

Before Harvard
Competed in sailing, ice hockey and soccer at Brookline High School ... Captain of ice hockey team from 2009-2012 ... Captain of sailing team from 2010-2012 ... Named sailing MVP in 2009, 2011 and 2012 ... Helped BHS sailing win the Mass Bay League B Division North Team racing trophy in 2012 ... Named Boston Globe All-Star and Boston Herald All-Star in hockey in 2012 ... Helped BHS sailing team finish third at Massachusetts States in 2010 ... National Honors Society member ... AP scholar ... Volunteer at Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital 2010-2012 ... Received Brookline Hub Youth award in 2012.

Personal                                                                                                                                            
Grandmother, Ann Karnovsky '52 attended Radcliffe ... Father, Dan Karnovsky ' 87, also attended Harvard was a member of the crew and sailing teams.