ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Eliza Calihan
Eliza Calihan
Year: Senior
Hometown: Rochester, N.Y.
High School: Brighton
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Kirkland

2012-13 (Senior):
Named a CSA Scholar Athlete for the second time... Went 8-2, including a 4-0 record at No. 9 ... Swept Mary Hanraha of Boston College, 11-6, 11-5, 11-1, in the No. 4 spot Nov. 16 ... Defeated Sarah Caughey, 11-8, 6-11, 11-2, 14-12, at the No. 9 position in Ivy League opener against Dartmouth Nov. 28 ... Completed a clean sweep of Columbia's Jenny Schroder, 11-2, 11-5, 11-8, on Feb. 2.

2011-12 (Junior):
Finished the season 5-4 overall, including 2-0 in the No. 6 position ... Started the year 2-0 with wins over opponents from Stanford and Williams Nov. 18 in the No. 6 position 

2010-11 (Sophomore):
Posted a 6-0 overall record ... CSA Scholar Athlete ... Beat Antonia Libassi of Brown in three sets in the season opener … Swept Julia Hemmindinger of Stanford and Elaina Saltzman of Williams in back-to-back matches (Nov. 21) … Downed Allie Bradford of Dartmouth, 11-5, 11-7, 11-6 (Dec. 1) … Defeated Sydney Chirls of Cornell 11-4, 11-5, 11-2 (Dec 4) ... Won 3-0 over Bates' Jane Mayer (Jan. 12).

2009-10 (Freshman):
Did not see action in a varsity match.

Before Harvard:
Played soccer and softball at Brighton High School … Captained soccer and softball teams … National Merit Scholarship … Earned the United States Squash Racquets Association Scholar-Athlete Award from 2006-09 … AP Scholar with Honor … Dartmouth Book Award … Recipient of the Rochester Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony Award in 2008 … Received the Monroe County Executive Community Service Award.

Personal:
Father, Robert, graduated from Harvard in 1975 … Aunts, Elizabeth Calihan ’83 and Ruth Bennet ’65, graduated from Harvard.