ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

Dileas MacGowan
Dileas MacGowan
Year: Senior
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario
High School: St. Clement's
Major: Human Evolutionary Biology
House Affiliation: Currier

2015-16 (Junior):
CSA Scholar Athlete ... Finished the season with a 12-3 record primarily playing at the No. 8 position … Competed in the Holleran D Division, going 1-1 overall … Opened the season with a win at the No. 5 position over Stanford’s Christine Huchro, 10-12, 11-6, 11-5, 11-4, Nov. 20 … Defeated Dartmouth’s Lydie McKenzie at the No. 4 position, 11-4, 11-4, 11-3, Dec. 1 … Powered past Princeton’s Gabriella Garr, 5-11, 11-8, 11-5, 11-2, Jan. 10 … Swept St. Lawrence’s Elizabeth Lasusa at the No. 4 position, 11-2, 11-3, 11-3, Jan. 18 … Cruised past Columbia’s Addie Fulton at the No. 8 position, 11-2, 11-5, 11-7, Feb. 6 … Took down Cornell’s Hannah Scherl at the No. 8 position, 11-8, 11-4, 11-5, Feb. 7 … Blanked Brown’s Hannah Hay-Smith at the No. 6 position, 11-0, 11-4, 11-1, Feb. 12 … Toppled Yale’s Emily Sherwood at the No. 8 position, 11-6, 11-5, 11-1, Feb. 14 … Cruised past Cornell’s Hannah Scheri at the No. 8 position in a Howe Cup quarterfinal, 11-8, 11-3, 11-3, Feb. 26 … Edged Trinity’s Alexia Echeverria in a Howe Cup semifinal at the No. 8 position, 11-13, 11-6, 11-5, 11-3, Feb. 27 … Swept Penn’s Camille Lanier at the No. 9 position in the Howe Cup final, 11-7, 11-7, 11-6, Feb. 28.

2014-15 (Sophomore):
Finished the season with a 12-0 record playing primarily at the No. 7 position … Opened the season with a win over Dartmouth’s Rebecca Brownell, 11-4, 11-2, 11-4, at the No. 6 position Dec. 2 … Defeated Princeton’s Tara Harrington 11-1, 11-6, 11-8 at the No. 8 position Jan. 10 … Scored a victory over Penn’s Alison Richmond 11-8, 11-8, 11-7 at the No. 8 position Jan. 11 … Swept Cornell’s Rachel Au 11-4, 11-1, 11-7 Jan. 31 … Scored a victory over Columbia’s Addie Fulton, 11-2, 11-1, 11-2, Feb. 1 … Took down Stanford’s Sarah Haig 11-4, 11-5, 11-4 at the No. 5 position Feb. 1 … Defeated Trinity’s Natalie Babjukova 15-13, 13-11, 11-6 at the No. 7 position Feb. 4 … Scored a victory over Yale’s Annie Ballaine 9-11, 11-9, 11-9, 11-8 at the No. 7 position Feb. 6 … Bested Brown’s Katherine Elliot-Moskwa 12-10, 11-1, 11-2 at the No. 6 position Feb. 8 … Defeated George Washington’s Mary Jo Mahfood 11-5, 11-5, 11-7 position in the opening round of the 2015 CSA Team National Championships Feb. 13 … Bested Princeton’s Harrington 11-5, 11-3, 13-11 in a How Cup semifinal matchup Feb. 14 ... Took down Trinity’s Babjukova 11-6, 6-11, 13-11, 12-10 Feb. 15, helping the Crimson take home the 2015 Howe Cup.

2013-14 (Freshman):
Finished the season a perfect 15-0 ... Earned her first collegiate career win over Oona Morris of Dartmouth in the seventh position, 11-2, 11-2, 11-6 Dec. 3 … Posted a win over Kiran Vasudevan of Drexel, 11-0, 11-3, 11-0 Dec. 6 … Debuted in the top position of the ladder with a win over Boston College’s Lilly Havens, 11-9, 11-5, 11-2 Dec. 6 … At the fifth position, topped Ellen Coombe of Williams, 11-2, 11-7, 11-4 Jan. 7 … Outlasted Princeton’s Tara Harrington, 8-11, 11-8, 5-11, 11-9, 15-13 Jan. 11 …Bested Carey Celata of Penn, 11-2, 11-4, 9-11, 9-11, 11-2 Jan. 12 … Posted a, 3-1, win over Reut Odinak of Cornell, 11-9, 11-7, 9-11, 11-4 Feb. 1 … Defeated Alisha Maityo of Yale, 9-11, 11-4, 11-4, 11-4 Feb. 2 … Topped Trinity’s Sachika Balvani, 8-11, 11-9, 11-6, 11-7 Feb. 4 … Downed Gwendoline Tlighman of Yale, 11-8, 11-7, 11-9 Feb. 4 … Shutout Brown’s M. Schmidt-Fellner, 11-5, 11-8, 11-8 Feb. 9 to help Harvard clinch its 19th Ivy League title … In the quarterfinals of the CSA Team Championships, made quick work of Lydie McKenzie of Dartmouth, 11-3, 11-6, 11-5 Feb. 21 … Downed Yale’s Lillian Fast, 16-14, 11-6, 11-7 in the semifinals of the Howe Cup … Remained undefeated with a win over Trinity’s Sachika Balvani 11-6, 11-9, 6-11, 6-11, 11-9 in the Howe Cup Finals Feb. 23.

Before Harvard
Won the Jim Mason Fair Play Award in 2013 ... Received the 2012 St. Clements Athletic Scholarship ... Earned a top four national ranking in Canada ... Placed in the top 11 at the 2013 Jr. British Open ... Took third at the 2011 Canadian Junior Open ... Won the US Jr. Open Consolation in 2011 and 2012 ... Ran track for four years and played three years of volleyball ... Honor Roll (2007-13) and high honors (2012) ... Charity representative ... Mentorship Head ... Senior Houseletter ... Grade 8 Piano with Honors, Student of Distinction ... Other interests include skiing, track, piano and golf ... Father, Peter, competed in the 1984 Olympic Games, rowing a double and placing sixth.

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS