5 Noel Painter
5 - Noel Painter
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Los Gatos, Calif.
High School: Los Gatos
Position: Forward
Major: Environmental Science and Public Policy
House Affiliation: Eliot

Sophomore • 2012  Stats
Led the Crimson in goals (5) and points (13) ... Played in all 16 games ... Found the back of the cage for her first goal of the year in a 2-1 (OT) loss vs. Yale ... Brought Harvard to within one with 10 minutes left in a 4-3 loss at Penn Sept. 22 ... Had two goals, including the game winner, and an assist to carry Harvard past Bryant, 4-1, Sept. 24 ... Assisted on Emma Keller's goal at Brown to give the Crimson a 1-0 win Sept. 29 ... Recorded a goal and an assist in the season finale against Columbia Nov. 3.

Freshman • 2011
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.