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ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

Keegan Mendez
Keegan Mendez
Year: Senior
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
High School: Packer Collegiate Institute
Major: Biomedical Engineering
House Affiliation: Kirkland

2015-16 (Junior):
Started her season with a win at the No. 9 position over Dartmouth’s Janel Gaube, 15-13, 11-6, 4-11, 11-9, Dec. 1 … Swept St. Lawrence’s Allie Brazo at the No. 8 position, 11-6, 11-2, 11-4, Jan. 18.

2014-15 (Sophomore):
Finished the season with a 2-1 record … Scored a win over Boston College’s Nora Elson, 11-5, 11-1, 11-7, at the No. 9 position Dec. 7 ... Defeated Franklin & Marshall’s Krista Lancione 11-4, 11-3, 11-1 at the No. 9 position Jan. 12.

2013-14 (Freshman):
Finished the year 2-0 ... Earned her first collegiate win over Boston College’s Mary Aidan Hanrahan, 11-7, 11-2, 11-0 Dec. 6 … Topped Sarah Neilson of St. Lawrence, 11-6, 11-3, 11-1 Jan. 25. 

Before Harvard:
A varsity letterwinner in squash and soccer … Served as captain of the squash team as a junior and senior … Earned AAIS All-League as in 2012 and 2013 … Four-time US Squash Scholar Athlete … Qualified for the US National Championship six times … Named AAIS and ACIS All-League for soccer three times … Led her team to back-to-back team championships in 2012 and 2013 and the AAIS tournament finals as a senior … Led her team in combined goals and assists for three consecutive seasons … Mu Alpha Theta Mathematic Honor Society … Awarded the Mayflower History Award … Won the Dartmouth Book Club Prize … Recipient of the Finkel Peirce Scholarship in math … Served as a student tutor, teaching assistant and a member of student council … Sister, Haley Mendez, is a rising junior and co-captain of the Harvard squash team … Mother, Leslie was the captain of the field hockey and ice hockey teams at Wesleyan University … Other interests include traveling, reading, and watching FC Barcelona. 

ACADEMIC INTEGRATION & COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS