Courtney Diekema
Courtney Diekema
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Holland, Mich.
High School: Zeeland East
Major: Government

Sophomore • 2011
Rowed with the varsity four five times, the second varsity eight once, the third varsity eight once and the varsity four B once … Helped the varsity four B place second ahead of Minnesota and Syracuse at the Charles River Challenge.

Freshman • 2010
Saw action in two games for the Harvard women's soccer team, playing 9:49 minutes of action.

Before Harvard:
Earned four varsity letters in soccer, three in cross country and one in swimming at Zeeland East ... Two-time captain of soccer team ... Named all-conference in soccer two years and all-area three times ... Selected all-district in 2009 ... Recorded a school-record 13 shutouts, made a school-record 158 saves and posted a .908 save percentage as a senior ... Finished second in Reeds Lake Triathlon and Grand Haven Triathlon in 15-20 age group in 2008 ... National Honor Society ... Has volunteered at Western Theological Seminary soup kitchen and Walk for Warmth.

Brother, Jordan ’11, is a junior on the Harvard men’s swimming and diving team ... Father, Jeffrey, swam at Central Michigan and is a member of the CMU Athletic Hall of Fame ... Sister, Megan, was an All-American swimmer at Calvin College ... Enjoys triathlons, reading, swimming, biking, hiking and history.