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Katherine O'Donnell
Katherine O'Donnell
Height: 5-8
Year: Senior
Hometown: Madison, N.J.
High School: Kent Place School
House Affiliation: Mather

2009-10 (Senior):
Co-captain ... Won Holleran Cup in "B" Division at CSA Individual Championships, going 5-0 during the tournament ... Finished year with a 16-1 overall record ... Went 6-1 at the No. 6 spot and 3-0 at the No. 8 position ... Earned clinching victory in CSA Team Championships final against Penn (Feb. 28) ... Had a 3-0 mark during CSA Team Championships ... Clinched Ivy League title with victory at Yale (Feb. 13).

2008-09 (Junior):
Named COOP Student-Athlete of the Week Feb. 9 ... Owned a 9-0 record at the No. 5 position and was 12-3 overall.

2007-08 (Sophomore):
Put together a solid season at No. 3, boasting a 7-5 mark and a 7-7 overall record ... Recorded first victory, 3-1 at No. 3, in 5-4 Harvard loss to top-ranked Penn (Feb. 9) ... Notched 3-0 victories against Stanford and Dartmouth in consolation rounds of the Howe Cup.

2006-07 (Freshman):
Posted a 6-6 overall record in dual matches with a 5-2 record at No. 6, a 1-0 mark at No. 5, and an 0-4 record at No. 7.

Background:
Attended Kent Place School where she competed in track & field and squash ... Qualified for the Meet of Champions in New Jersey in the 4X4 relay ... Also ran the 400m and the 800m ... Team captain as a senior and also earned the team's Sportsmanship Award ... Nationally ranked in the Top 20 from her ninth grade season on ... Placed 13th in 2005 Scottish Open and sixth in the 2004 Junior Nationals ... AP Scholar with Distinction in both 2005 and 2006 ... Avid singer and is in the a cappella group at Harvard ... Father, Vincent, was a varsity football player at Penn before graduating in 1976.