ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
4 - Catherine Coppinger
Catherine Coppinger
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Billerica, Mass.
High School: Phillips Academy
Position: Defender

Freshman (2009):
Saw action in Harvard’s victory over Holy Cross (Sept. 29).

Before Harvard:
Earned 10 varsity letters in soccer, basketball and track at Phillips Academy ... Captained soccer and basketball teams as a senior ... Winners of the Schubert Key Award, Philip K. Allen Prize and Drake Award at Phillips Academy ... Phelps Scholar-Athlete in 2005-09 ... Boston Globe New England Prep School All-Star in 2008 ... Member of the Massachusetts Olympic Development Program team ... Earned a spot on the New England Aztec U18 Region I Premier League team in 2009 ... Helped Phillips Academy to 2007 NEPSAC championship in soccer and 2006, ’08, ’09 titles in track ... Three-time New England Division I track individual champion in 400m, 4x400m and 800m ... Co-president of Amnesty International.

Personal:
Father, Peter ’82, captained the Harvard football team ... Grandfather, John ’48, was a captain of the Harvard baseball team ... Enjoys playing the violin and guitar.