Lexie Schachne, Alexandra Pace, Sydnie Leroy
Lexie Schachne–Freshman;Westport, Conn.;Before Harvard Four-year letterwinner in indoor and outdoor track at Staples High School … Four-time Connecticut state champion in pole vault … Finished second at the U.S. World Youth Trials and earned All-America honors at the National Junior Olympics in 2011 … Set the meet record at the Nutmeg State Games in pole vault … Won the New England Championship in the pole vault in 2011 … Took first place at the Connecticut State Class LL Championship as a senior … Won the FCIAC pole vault championships in indoor and outdoor track as a junior and senior … Holds the school record for pole vault in indoor (11’8.5”) and outdoor (12’) …2012 Indoor and Outdoor Block S MVP … Took first place and set the meet record at the Middletown Outdoor Track and Field Invitational in 2012 … Captain of the indoor and outdoor track teams as a senior.
Recipient of the Jonathan Uman Scholarship … AP Scholar … Member of National Honor Society and Chinese National Honor Society … Named FCIAC Scholar Athlete in spring 2011 … World Language Spanish and World Language Chinese Awards recipient … Founder of jumpingforjoplin.org that raised over $2,000 to rebuild the track program at Joplin High School … Circle of Friends volunteer … Co-president of Students Supporting Special Athletes … Father, David, graduated from Harvard Business School in 1990 … Mother, Faith, played varsity tennis at Brandeis … Also enjoys indoor rock climbing, swimming and yoga.
Alexandra Pace–Junior; Geneva, Ill.;Personal Bests 100 meters – 13:18 (O) Pole Vault – 3.85m (I) Long Jump – 4.67m (O)2011-12 Won the pole vault at the Harvard Challenge (3.55m) and Battle of Beantown (3.81m) indoor meets … Placed 14th at the Ivy League indoor meet (3.60m) … Earned third place in the pole vault (3.65m) at Texas Southern Relays … Marked a personal best and won the pole vault (3.85m) at Harvard-Yale dual meet … Took second place in the pole vault (3.70m) at Larry Ellis Invitational … Third-place finish in the pole vault (3.50m) at Brown Springtime Invitational … Placed sixth in pole vault (3.78m) at ECAC/IC4A Championships … Placed 21st in pole vault (3.80m) at the NCAA Preliminary Round.2010-11Placed third in the pole vault at the Harvard Challenge and second at the Battle of Beantown with a pair of 3.50-meter clearances … Was third in the pole vault at the Sam Howell Invitational with a 3.35-meter mark … Cleared 3.55 meters for a runner-up finish in the pole vault at the HY Meet … Tied for first place in the pole vault with a 3.50-meter clearence at Brown Springtime Invitational.Before Harvard Four-year member of the track and field team at Geneva Community and team captain as a junior and senior … Four-time all-conference honoree and three-time conference champion in the pole vault … Three-time state meet qualifier and state champion in the pole vault as a senior after finishing second as a junior … Voted team MVP in 2009 and 2010 … Placed eighth at Nike Outdoor Nationals in 2009 and member of the 2009-10Tribune scholar-athlete team … Helped team to conference championships in 2009 and 2010 … Member of the National Honor Society and co-founder of not-for-profit organization Frillz, Inc. … AP and Illinois state scholar… Recipient of the Academic Tradition of Excellence Award from 2006-10 … Member of world youth in science and engineering team, leadership team and accelerated and enrichment advisory board … Enjoys music, reading, skiing and adventuring
Sydnie Leroy–Senior; Port Jervis, N.Y.;Personal Bests 100 meters – 13.67 (O) Pole Vault – 3.80 meters (O) Long Jump – 4.65 meters (O)2011-12 Finished second in the pole vault with a 3.55-meter clearance at the Harvard Challenge … Finished fourth at the Saturday Night at the Armory II meet with a 3.60-meter mark … Clearance of 3.50 meters at the Battle of Beantown was good for third place … Second-place finish in pole vault (3.80m) at Texas Southern Relays … Finished in third place in the pole vault at Larry Davis Invitational (3.70m) and Brown Springtime Invitational (3.50m).2010-11 Tied for second in the pole vault with a 3.55-meter clearance at the Gotham Cup Jan. 14 … Was fourth in the pole vault at the Harvard Challenge and second at the Battle of Beantown with 3.50-meter clearances … Took second in the pole vault with a mark of 3.70 at the Sam Howell Invitational … Also placed second at the George Davis Invitational with a 3.50 clearance … Won the pole vault at the HY Meet with a mark of 3.70 … Finished sixth in the pole vault clearing 3.60 meters at Heptagonal Championships … Tied for seventh in the pole vault with a 3.51-meter clearance at ECAC Championships.2009-10 Tied for first in the pole vault at the Harvard Invitational with a clearance of 3.50 meters … Placed third at indoor Heps in the pole vault with a season-best mark of 3.70 meters …Qualified for ECAC Indoor Championships and placed seventh at the event with a vault of 3.55 meters … Placed second in the pole vault at the TSU Relays, clearing 3.50 meters … Also tied for second at the UCF Invitational with a mark of 3.50 meters… Placed third at the Sam Howell Invitational in the pole vault with a clearance of 3.40 meters … Won the pole vault at the Brown Outdoor Invitational with a clearance of 3.55 meters… Also captured the title at the Harvard-Yale meet with a 3.60 meter mark … Tied for second at the Yale Springtime Invitational in the pole vault with a mark of 3.55 meters… Qualified for the ECAC Outdoor Championships in the pole vault.Before Harvard Lettered all four years in outdoor track and field and cross country and three years in indoor track and field …New York state indoor and outdoor pole vault champion as a senior… Three-time Orange County pole vault champion …Received Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association track officials, Port Jervis High School and New York state Public High School Athletic Association sportsmanship awards … Top female performer at the “Monticello Games” …Holds school record in pole vault … Member of French Club… Member of National Honor Society.
Personal Enjoys swimming, music, cooking and reading.
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