ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Claire Sheldon
Claire Sheldon
Height: 5-10
Year: Senior
Hometown: Milton, Mass.
High School: Milton Academy
House Affiliation: Adams

2009-10 (Senior)
Recorded an 10th place individual finish at the Ivy League Championship with a three-round total of 84-75-82-241 to record an all-second team honor for the weekend and her third selection to the All Ivy league teams in her career ... Named team captain at the team's annual awards banquet ... Helped Harvard to a seventh place finish at the Golfweek Challenge in Primm, Nev. with a 66th place individual finish ... Helped Harvard to a second place finish at the Princeton Women's Invitational with a 12th place individual finish ... Helped Harvard to a win at the Yale Fall Intercollegiate with a 10th place individual finish ... Individual medalist in a dual meet win over Lynn University, winning by three shots with a 72 as Harvard won by 28 strokes with a 298 overall ... Placed second at the Dartmouth Spring Invitational (74-74-148) as Harvard won the tournament by 38 shots ... Placed 11th overall at the ROAR-EE Invitational (78-75-153) as Harvard won the 14-team event by 10 shots.

2008-09 (Junior)
One of three Harvard golfers to earn All-Ivy League honors after placing third overall at the Ivy League Championships ... Earned team's Warren Smith Sportsmanship Award ...Placed fifth at the Dartmouth Fall Women's Invitational and posted the best Sunday score of the field (73) ...Placed fourth at the Yale Fall Intercollegiate (73) as the Crimson won its third-straight tournament of the fall season.

2007-08 (Sophomore)
Prepared for the intercollegiate season by winning the WGAM Massachusetts Amateur championship at The Country Club ... One of three players to earn All-Ivy League honors after placing third. Her second round score of 68 led the field ... Placed among the top 10 in six of her seven tournaments with two wins and five top-four finishes ... Tied for fourth at the Dartmouth Invitational by ranking second in par 4 scoring ... First place at the ECAC Championships hosted by William & Mary after posting a day one score of 68 to lead by seven strokes . She led the field in par and par 5 scoring as well as birdies ... Made it two straight wins by claiming the Gutshall Invitational by seven strokes ... Second at the Dartmouth Triangular ... 10th at the Roar-ee Invitational by leading the field in birdies and placing second in par 3 scoring

2006-07 (Freshman)
Was fourth on the team in stroke average (79.62) after playing in seven tournaments as a freshman ... Registered three top-10 finishes ... Took sixth in a 58-player field at the Roar-ee Invitational (82-80--162) ... Started the season with a seventh-place showing at the Dartmouth Invitational (78-75--153) ... Shot a low 18-hole round of 74 as part of an 18th-place finish at the Mid Pines Invitational (81-78-74--233).

Background
Won six varsity letters in golf at Milton Academy ... Was a five-time letterwinner in ice hockey and a three-year letterwinner in field hockey ... Three-time golf team MVP ... Captained golf team as a junior and senior ... Was an all-league pick in field hockey ... Won 2005 Independent School League individual golf title ... Won school’s Priscilla Bailey Award as the school’s top senior athlete ... Grandfather, John Ellsworth Sheldon ‘32, played baseball at Harvard ... Hobbies include music and sports.