ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

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Jessica Wright Participates in Panel Hosted by Harvard Foundation

Wright flashes a smile while seated between Tommy Amaker and Norman Nixon during Thursday's panel (photo courtesy Jay Connor).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard women's soccer rising-senior Jessica Wright took part in the Harvard Foundation's panel discussion titled "The African-American Athlete: Challenges in Today's Sports World," on May 2.

Wright joined Harvard men's basketball head coach Tommy Amaker, Harvard women's tennis head coach Traci Green, NBA World Champion and two-time NBA All-Star Norman Nixon and esteemed sports psychiatrist and former athlete Dr. Timothy Benson at the main table.

As a goalkeeper for the Crimson, Wright owns a 6-2 career record and 1.86 goals against average in 11 matches.