Clara Cousins
Clara Cousins
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Lincoln, Mass.
High School: Lincoln-Sudbury Regional
Position: Nordic
House: : Cabot

Sophomore (2017-18)
Competed in every race of the season .... Contested in the 5K classic at Colby Carnvial (Jan. 14) to start the year, finishing in 19:06.2 for 74th overall ... At the St. Michael's Carnival (Jan. 20-21): took 76th in the 5K classic in 15:52.9, before returning to take 68th in the 10K freestyle in 34:26.4 ... At the Vermont Carnival (Feb. 2-3): placed 56th in the 5K classic at 17:59.1 and 68th in the 15K freestyle in 58:21 ... At the Dartmouth Carnival (Feb. 9-10): finished the 5K classic in 71st at 47:09.5 and the 5K freestyle in 67th at 17:13.3 ... At the Williams Carnival (Feb. 16-17): placed 62nd in the 5K classic with a time of 21:04.0 and 61st in the 3.8K freestyle with time of 11:11.4 ... At the Middlebury Carnival/NCAA Regional (Feb. 23-24): took 62nd in the 5K classic in 17:46.9, before placing 57th in the 15K freestyle in 50:40.5.

Freshman (2016-17)
Competed in the classic sprint at the St. Lawrence Carnival (Jan. 21) … Recorded 79th in the 15K at the UNH Carnival (Jan. 28) … Collected 83rd overall in the 10K at the UVM Carnival (Feb. 4). 

Before Harvard 
A two-time Duel County League all-star (2013, 2014) … Received Boston Globe all-scholastic honors in 2014 … Placed sixth in the U20 division at US Nationals in the classic sprint … Had eight top-10 results at the Eastern Cup Circuit in the U20 division … Placed second at the Harry Eldridge 10k Classic (2015) … Placed second in the U20 A Final Classic Sprint at Black Mountain Eastern Cup (2015) … Captained the Lincoln-Sudbury ski team in 2014 … A national merit scholar … Part of the cum laude society … Received an AP Scholar award … In 2014, proposed, funded, and constructed a greenhouse on the Lincoln-Sudbury campus … Taught in the villages of Alaska on a gap year … Brother, Henry Cousins '17, is part of the Harvard wrestling team.