12 Sydney Jenkins
12 - Sydney Jenkins
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Belle Mead, N.J.
High School: Princeton Day School
Position: Midfielder

Freshman • 2011 Stats
Named to SGI/NFHCA National Academic Squad ... Ivy League Rookie of the Week (Sept. 5) ... Scored game-winning goal in overtime to lift Harvard to 2-1 win against Vermont (Oct. 2) ... Scored a goal in each of first two collegiate games, wins at Holy Cross (Sept. 2) and at home against Lafayette (Sept. 4) ... Made Harvard debut in season-opening 4-0 win at Holy Cross (Sept. 2).

Before Harvard
Four-year starter in field hockey and three-year starter in lacrosse at Princeton Day School … Team captain, most valuable player and all-state prep selection for field hockey in 2009 and ’10 … Also named first-team all-prep by the Star Ledger and Trenton Times and selected to the Central Jersey first team both seasons … A four-year Princeton Packet first-team selection … Selected to five National Futures Championships and captured the 2010 NFC silver medal … A Futures Elite selection in 2009 and ’11 and Junior Olympics pick in ’08 … Won National Hockey Festival gold in 2008 and ’09 … A first-team all-state prep honoree in lacrosse … An NFHCA National Academic Squad member … Received 2011 PDS Scholar-Athlete Award and PDS Arts Award in ceramics … Member of Jack and Jill of America service organization.

Enjoys playing classical piano and creating ceramic artwork … Sister, Mariel, is a member of Harvard's women's lacrosse team ... Mother, Lisa Gillespie Jenkins, graduated from Harvard Law School … Father played football for Duke.