COOP Student Athlete of the Week - Vote Here

COOP Student Athlete of the Week - Vote Here

Robert Baker, Men’s Basketball – Tallied second-career double-double with 11 points and 13 rebounds in a 84-71 victory over Howard, the latter of which is a career-high … Also chipped in a career-best four assists … Blocked two shots.

Leo Tarantino, Wrestling – The first-year posted a 2-0 record in dual meets against Bucknell and Franklin & Marshall. The 184-pounder won, 5-3, in a tiebreaker against Bucknell’s Frankie Guida, Jr., and then returned to the mat and defeated Franklin & Marshall’s Jacob Conners by major decision (17-3). With the pair of victories, Tarantino is 3-1 in dual matches.

Kaitlin Tse, Women's Hockey - Kaitlin Tse scored twice within a span of 1:31 on Friday evening against No. 8/8 Colgate. Tse is the first Harvard defender to post a multi-goal game since Sarah Edney in March 2015. 

Michael Lackey, Men’s Ice Hockey - Lackey was excellent in two games this weekend at No. 14 Cornell and Colgate, stopping 57 of 60 shots combined and allowing two goals or less for the (10th and) 11th time in his last 13 games. He made 29 saves in Harvard's 2-1 win at Colgate on Saturday night to earn the victory in net, and is now 8-5-3 with a 2.22 GAA and .923 Save% overall this season.

Jovahn Williamson, Indoor Track and Field – Sophomore Jovahn Williamson continues to break records during the 2018-19 indoor track season. Earlier this year he broke the men’s 300m record and this past weekend at the Clemson Invite, Williamson ran a 47.39 to break the 400m indoor record as well. He became only the second person in Harvard indoor track history to run the 400m in less than 48 seconds.

Steven Sun, Men’s Tennis – In his first collegiate dual match, first-year Steven Sun handedly defeated Buffalo’s Valdemar Holm, 6-0, 6-0 in the Crimson’s season home opener this Sunday.

James Kitch, Men’s Nordic Skiing – In his second collegiate Carnival of the season, first-year James Kitch paced the Crimson nordic squad with a top-10 finishing in the men’s 20K Mass Start at the UNH Carnival, crossing the finish line at 55:24.7 to bring home 9th place. Kitch capped his weekend with another stand-out performance in the freestyle sprint, tallying a 20th place finish in the event.

Hannah Hardenbergh, Women’s Nordic Skiing – Senior Hannah Hardenbergh continued her early season success at the UNH Carnival, capturing two top-20 finishes. In the 15K Mass Start event, Hardenbergh showed mastery of the hilly course to take 17th in the long-distance race, bringing in 27 points for the Crimson. Hardenbergh wrapped up her weekend at the head of the pack for the Crimson squad, picking up a 13th place finish in the freestyle sprint.

Jeannie Boehm, Women’s Basketball - Boehm posted her second double-double of the season with 12 points and 13 rebounds, leading the Crimson to a 56-46 win over Dartmouth in its Ivy League opener last Saturday.

Eli Dershwitz, Men’s Fencing - Registered a perfect 14-0 record at the St. John’s Invitational with 5-0, 5-1, and 5-2 victories over No. 1 Notre Dame. The two-time NCAA Sabre Champion continued to sweep his competitors from No.4 Columbia, No.3 Penn State, No.7 Ohio State and host St. John’s.


Vote for the COOP Student Athlete of the Week
Robert Baker, Men's Basketball
Leo Tarantino, Wrestling
Kaitlin Tse, Women's Ice Hockey
Michael Lackey, Men's Ice Hockey
Jovahn Williamson, Indoor Track and Field
Steven Sun, Men's Tennis
James Kitch, Men's Nordic Skiing
Hannah Hardenbergh, Women's Nordic Skiing
Jeannie Boehm, Women's Basketball
Eli Dershwitz, Men's Fencing

2018-19 Winners:

Week 1 - Dennis Blyashov - Men's Water Polo Aug. 28 - Sept. 2

Week 2 - Casey Allen - Field Hockey Sept. 9 - Sept. 16

Week 3 - Rachel Eason - Women's Tennis Sept. 18 - Sept. 23

Week 4 - Jake Smith - Football Sept. 25 - Oct. 1

Week 5 - Anna Li - Women's Tennis Oct. 2 - Oct. 9

Week 6 - Leah Mohammadi - Women's Soccer Oct. 10 - Oct. 16

Week 7 - Charlie Owens - Men's Water Polo Oct. 17 - Oct. 23

Week 8 - Chelsea Williams - Women's Tennis Oct. 24 - Oct. 29

Week 9 - Jackson Enright - Men's Water Polo Oct. 30 - Nov. 5

Week 10 - Tom Stewart - Football Nov. 6 - Nov. 14

Week 11 - Rachael Harkavy - Women's Rugby Nov. 15 - Nov. 19

Week 12 - Tom Stewart - Football Nov. 20 - Nov. 26

Week 13 - Henry Welsh - Men's Basketball Nov. 27 - Dec. 3

Week 14 - Nolan Hellickson - Wrestling Dec. 4 - Dec. 10

Week 15 - Timothy Brownell - Men's Squash, Dec. 11 - Dec. 17

Week 16 - Matthew Ctvrtlik - Men's Volleyball, Jan. 9 - Jan. 14

Week 17 - Lexie Laing - Women's Ice Hockey, Jan. 15 - Jan. 22