ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

Claire Collins
Claire Collins
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Palo Alto, Calif.
High School: Henry M. Gunn
House Affiliation: Quincy

2014-15 (Sophomore)
Regular starter at the inside center position … Found the end zone on  the road against Princeton (Oct. 5) … Was impressive at the Ivy Championships, scoring the Crimson’s only try against Brown (Nov .1) and two against Princeton (Nov. 2) to seal a third-place finish …  Competed with the Black team at the Frostbite 7’s tournament, helping the team score victories over the Harvard Crimson team and MIT (March 7) … Competed with the Crimson team at the Crimson 7’s tournament, leading the team to the championship game against perennial national champions Norwich (March 28) …  Saw the field at the Quinnipiac 7’s charity tournament (April 4) … Competed at the Sorenson Cup, helping Harvard score a 12-12 draw against hosts Brown (April 11) … Competed at the Ivy 7’s Championship, helping the team defeat Yale, 22-0, and take fourth (April 18) … Competed at the ARCA 7’s Championship, helping the Crimson defeat Navy and make it to the semifinal round (May 2-3).

Before Harvard
Three-year starter for the Gunn High School softball team, playing outfield, first base and shortstop … Earned first team All-El Camino League honors in 2012 … Helped her team win the first ever central Coast Section championship in 2010 … In the classroom, she was a National Merit semi-finalist, AP scholar and editor of the yearbook … She enjoys backpacking, snowboarding and wakeboarding … Her parents Todd Collins ’83 and Elisabeth Einaudi ’83 are Harvard graduates and her uncle Peter Einuadi ’91 captained the fencing team.

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS