Lena Episalla
Lena Episalla
Year: Senior
Hometown: Rock Hill, N.Y.
High School: Monticello
Major: Computer Science

Senior • 2018-19
ICSA All-American Crew ... Named to the 2019 All-NEISA Coed first team (crew) ... Opened the season with a first-place finish at the Tufts University Invitational ... Placed 10th in the B-Division at the Nicholas Barnett Trophy ... Earned a first-place finish in the A-Division at the Sherman Hoyt Trophy alongside partner Eli Burnes ... Named NEISA Coed Sailor of the Week (Sept. 26) ... Captured a fourth-place result in the A-Division at the Moody Trophy ... Finished ninth in the A-Division at the Harvard Coed Showcase 2 ... Placed 12th in the A-Division at the Fiske-Harriman-Sleigh Trophy Coed Showcase ... Sailed to a sixth-place result in the A-Division at the 78th Professor Schell Trophy ... Helped the Crimson to a fourth-place finish at the Bob Bavier Team Race ... Finished 11th at the Graham Hall Team Race with a 7-8 record ... Finished fourth at the Aaron Szambecki Team Race ... helped Harvard to a first-place finish at the 38th Lynne Marchiando Trophy ... Captured a 10th-place finish at the NEISA Team Race Championship ... Finished second in the A-Division at the Thompson Trophy ... Placed third in the A-Division at the 2019 Boston Dinghy Club Challenge Cup ... Closed out the season with an 11th-place finish in the A-Division at the NEISA Coed Championship.

Junior • 2017-18
Competed in the A-Division at the George Morris Trophy, finishing ninth overall ... Competed at the Oberg Trophy, finishing fifth overall ... Earned a second-place finish at the BC Team Race with a 12-3 record ... Placed first at the Wood Trophy Team Race ... Captured a fourth-place finish at the Sister Esther Open in the A-Division ... Placed seventh at the Oberg Trophy in the A-Division with partner Dylan Farrell … Finished second at the Hatch Brown Trophy in the C-Division … Placed ninth in the B-Division at the Penobscot Bay regatta, earning 72 points with partner Dylan Farrell.

Sophomore • 2016-17
Tallied a sixth-place finish at the BU Team Race ... Sailed in the B-Division with Jackson Wagenr at the Barnett Trophy and posted the most top-five finishes of the regatta (17 of 36 races), finishing the regatta with the lowest score of 104 points and won the Barnett Trophy ... Placed eighth in the Harvard Invitational after sailing in the A-Division ... Assisted to a ninth-place finish at the Chris Loder Trophy

Freshman • 2015-16
Sailed as crew in the B-division at the Oberg Trophy to a ninth-place finish.

Before Harvard
Four-year Varsity Captain in basketball, three-year Varsity Captain in volleyball, and one-year Varsity Captain in golf at Monticello High School … Times Herald-Record’s Top-Scholar Athlete in 2015 ... Valedictorian, graduated Summa Cum Laude … National Gold Medalist and Three-Time Gold Key Recipient of National Scholastic Art and Writing … New York Medical College Research intern for Dr. Kutluk Oktay, studied obstetrics and gynecology … Columbia University Science Honors Program student from 2014-15.