5 Noel Painter
5 - Noel Painter
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Los Gatos, Calif.
High School: Los Gatos
Position: Forward

Freshman • 2011 • Stats
Earned All-Ivy League honorable mention ... Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week (Oct. 25) ... Scored twice including the game-winning goal in 3-2 overtime win against Colgate (Oct. 23) ... Recorded a goal in 3-1  win against Cornell (Oct. 15) ... Notched a goal and an assist in 4-0 shutout of Brown (Oct. 1) and added another assist a day later in 2-1 win against Vermont ... Assisted on game-winning goal in 2-1, comeback win against Bryant (Sept. 25) ... Scored game-winning goal in first half of eventual 4-1 win against Penn (Sept. 24) ... Goal at Quinnipiac (Sept. 18) tied the score late in the first half ... Scored first collegiate goal in 3-2 overtime win against Lafayette (Sept. 4) ... Made Harvard debut in season-opening 4-0 win at Holy Cross (Sept. 2).

Before Harvard
A four-year starter in field hockey and three-year starter in lacrosse at Los Gatos High School … Captained both teams as a junior and senior … A first-team all-league and all-division pick in final two field hockey seasons, earning selection as her grade’s Athlete of the Year both years … Selected as The Mercury News Player of the Year Mt. Hamilton Division Most Valuable Player in 2009 and named Senior of the Year in 2010 … Led team to three straight league titles … Set school records of 34 goals in a season, breaking own record of 23, and 77 in her career … Made National Futures Championship teams in 2010 and ’11 … School’s Senior Scholar Athlete of the Year … A three-time, first-team all-league honoree in lacrosse ... Named lacrosse team MVP as a sophomore and junior and league midfield MVP as a senior … An AP Scholar and four-year Principal Scholar and honor roll member … Member of the Students to Students Leadership Group, Youth Commission for Los Gatos and Bicycle Commission for Los Gatos.

Interests include reading and model-building.