ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

Sophia Mehta
Sophia Mehta
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario
High School: Branksome Hall
Major: Undeclared
House Affiliation: Kirkland

2015-16 (Freshman):
Recorded a 14-2 mark on the year primarily playing at the No. 9 position … Competed in the Holleran A Division, going 3-1 and won the consolation title ... Made her collegiate debut with a win at the No. 6 position over Stanford’s Anna Marie Manning, 11-2, 11-2, 11-5, Nov. 20 … Defeated Dartmouth’s Zainab Molani at the No. 5 position, 11-6, 11-6, 11-5, Dec. 1 … Took down Penn’s Camille Lanier at the No. 8 position, 1-11, 11-2, 11-7, 11-8, Jan. 9 … Swept Princeton’s Isabel Hirshberg, 11-4, 11-5, 11-3, Jan. 10 … Won by injury default over Trinity’s Alexia Echeverria at the No. 8 position, 11-8, Jan. 28 … Cruised past Columbia’s Diana Masch at the No. 9 position, 11-2, 11-6, 11-0, Feb. 6 … Took down Cornell’s Sydney Francis at the No. 9 position, 11-2, 11-2, 11-1, Feb. 7 … Blanked Brown’s Purvi Goel at the No. 7 position, 11-2, 11-4, 11-1, Feb. 12 … Toppled Yale’s Madeline Tomlinson at the No. 9 position, 11-7, 8-11, 11-6, 11-1, Feb. 14 … Downed Cornell’s Olivia Wherry at the No. 9 position in a Howe Cup quarterfinal, 11-2, 11-8, 11-8, Feb. 26 … Cruised past Trinity’s Karolina Holinkova in a Howe Cup semifinal at the No. 9 position, 11-4, 11-4, 11-1, Feb. 27.

Before Harvard:
Three-time Canadian Junior National champion … 2015 Canadian Junior National finalist … six-time Provincial champion … Gold Medalist on Team Ontario at 2015 Canada Winter Games … 2015 Conference Chair at the World Affairs Conference ... Involved with Branksome's Best Buddies Program from 2011-15 … Enjoys traveling and reading … Sister, Alyssa, is on Harvard's women's squash team.

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS