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Spring Academic All-Ivy Announced

(photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)
(photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)

Ten Bulldogs Honored

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – The Ivy League has announced its spring Academic All-Ivy honorees, and 10 Bulldogs were recognized. Each were starters or key reserves on an officially recognized varsity team with a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point averages. Each Ivy League institution nominated five men and five women from its eligible student-athletes.

Here are Yale's selections: 

Robert Hurn, Sr., Heavyweight Crew, Physics (Brisbane, Australia)
Captained the heavyweight crew to a national championship; Sat in the varsity eight that won the Ivy League championship.

Tina Jiang; Sr., Women's Tennis, Political Science (Bridgewater, N.J.)
Team Captain; Posted wins over Harvard and Princeton at No. 4 singles.

Aaron Jones, Sr., Lightweight Crew, Psychology (St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada)
Sat in the varsity eight that finished third in the grand final at the IRA national championship.

Tess McEvoy, Sr., Women's Lacrosse, Political Science (Bethseda, Md.)
Honorable Mention All-Ivy; Ended her career tied for 10th on Yale's career goals list and tied for 10th on Yale's career points list (108-34-142).

Kate O'Brien, Sr., Women's Rowing, Psychology (Clare, Ireland)
Sat in the varsity eight that reached the grand final at the NCAA Championship; Team captain.

Rachel Paris, Sr., Softball, Ecology & Evolutionary Biology (Venice, Calif.)
Career highs in home runs, triples and RBI; Batted .389 in 18 Ivy League games.

Ben Reeves, Jr., Men's Lacrosse, Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology (Macedon, N.Y.)
Tewaaraton Award Finalist; First-team All-American; Ivy League Player of the Year; Helped Bulldogs win Ivy League title and Ivy League Tournament Championship.

Isabelle Rossi de Leon, Sr., Sailing, Psychology, Neuroscience (Honolulu)
Named All-America crew; Helped Bulldogs win 2017 Sperry College Sailing Women's National Championship

Harrison White, Sr., Baseball, Political Science (Laguna Niguel, Calif.)
Second-team All-Ivy selection; Finished third in league play with a .479 on-base percentage and sixth in batting average (.377).

Li Wang, Sr., Men's Golf, Economics (Sammamish, Wash.)
Team captain; Set the Yale course record with a 60 in the Macdonald Cup; Had three top-five finishes.