Yale Class of 2017 Looks to Make Immediate Contributions

Notes: Spent 2011 and 2012 summers interning at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York ... Very interested in foreign languages and cultures ... Has volunteered at Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich after school, tutoring and playing games with underprivileged children ... Father, Peter, is a member of Yale's Class of 1986 and played on baseball team ... Mother, Eleni, is a member of Dartmouth's Class of 1985 ... Brother, Matt, is a member of Dartmouth's Class of 2015 and played on baseball team.

Why Yale? "I chose Yale because of its combination of academic and athletic excellence as well as its sense of community. I knew that, at Yale, I would be surrounded by other students who are genuinely interested in learning and competing at the highest level and who constantly challenge themselves to improve in the classroom and on the field."

Emily Markham
Manhasset, N.Y.
Long Island Liberty Lacrosse

High school: All county, first team all-Long Island as a senior ... Honorable mention all-county, Academic All-American as a junior ... Team was Class B county champions, Class B Long Island champions, State finalists and Founders Cup recipients (best team in Nassau county) her senior year ... Also was on basketball, indoor track and soccer teams.

Notes: Played with Yale teammates Cathryn Avallone, Kerri Fleishhacker and Courtney Reilly at Manhasset ... Sister, Meg Markham, is a junior defender on Penn lacrosse team ... Enjoys heading upstate to house in the Catskills with friends and family ... Enjoys playing in pickup games of basketball and soccer ... Volunteered at an animal shelter, North Shore Animal League, in Port Washington.

Why Yale? "I knew Yale was a place where I would be challenged both academically and athletically at the highest level. Yale was my dream school since I first stepped on campus therefore it didn't have much competition and the choice was easy."

Tess McEvoy
Bethesda, Md.
Georgetown Visitation
Capital Lacrosse

High school: Captained lacrosse team senior year ... Under Armour All-American 2013 ... All-ISL 2011, 2012, 2013 ... First team All Met 2012 and 2013 ... US Lacrosse first team All-American 2012 and 2013 ... Visitation Offensive MVP 2012 and 2013 ... Team was ranked No. 4 in country in 2013 ... Team won 2012 ISL championship ... ESPNHS Player of the Week Apr. 13, 2012 ... Also played field hockey, captaining team in 2011 and 2012 ... All-ISL 2011 and 2012 in field hockey ... Coaches award 2013 in field hockey ... Inducted into Georgetown Visitation Athletic Hall of Fame and received Benedicta Cup for leadership, academic and athletic excellence.

Club team: Played for Capital Lacrosse Club 2010-2013 ... Member of team HLA in 2013.

Notes: Ranked No. 17 among best 2013 incoming college freshmen by Inside Lacrosse ... Bethesda Magazine Extraordinary Teen 2013 ... Plays piano ... Summer intern for Estee Lauder 2012 and 2013 ... Aunt went to Harvard Business School ... Mother played basketball at Mount Saint Mary's.

Why Yale? "I chose Yale because it is a school that will challenge me both academically and athletically. On my first visit, I fell in love with the campus and all the amazing people there. I am looking forward to competing at the Division I level and becoming part of such an amazing program and school"

Victoria Moore
Concord, Mass.
Buckingham Browne & Nichols
Team Revolution

High school: Honorable mention All-American ... Winner of US Lacrosse's Jackie Pitts Award ... Captained lacrosse team in 2012 and 2013 ... Three time NEPSAC All Star ... ISL All-League as a junior and senior; honorable mention as a sophomore ... Scored a total of 197 goals, including 66 as a senior, 51 as a junior and 55 as a sophomore ... Led team in scoring as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Team MVP junior and senior year ... Awarded coach's cup both junior and senior year ... Member of BB&N lacrosse team's Century Club ... Also played field hockey (captained team senior year) and ice hockey all four years ... Honorable mention All-ISL in field hockey as a junior and senior and in ice hockey as a senior ... Nichols Prize winner (school award for best student-athlete).

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