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The Harvard Varsity Club established its Hall of Fame in 1967 when it enshrined 55 of the greatest athletes in Harvard Athletics history at a marquee dinner at the Harvard Club of Boston. 

We are thrilled to honor the Class of 2024 on two separate evenings this year: Saturday, October 19 at the Harvard Club of Boston – AND — Friday, October 25 at the Lee Family Hall of History in the Murr Center.

 

Please see details on the Class of 2024 below. 

 

Saturday, October 19th Induction Dinner


Charles Altchek ’07 | Soccer
2-time first team All-Ivy (2005, 2006) … second team All-Ivy selection (2004) … 2-time Ivy League Player of the Year, the only one in Harvard men’s soccer history … led Ivy League in goals and points in 2005 and 2006 … tied for 5th in career goals (31) and 10th in career points (69) … Team MVP in 2005 … Captained the team his senior year and led the team to the Ivy League Championship … 4-time letterwinner (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006)

Kyla Grigg ’07 | Squash
3-time first team All-American (2005, 2006, 2007) … 3-time first team All-Ivy (2005, 2006, 2007) … Ivy League Player of the Year (2007) … competed in the National Championship all three years she played for the Crimson … National Championship runner-up (2005, 2006) … won the individual championship in 2007 … three year letterwinner (2005, 2006, 2007) … led team to the Ivy League Championship (2006) … captained team her senior year (2007)

Tim Hagamen ’07 | Fencing
3-time first team All-American (2003, 2006, 2007) … 4-time first team All-Ivy (2003, 2005, 2006, 2007) … National Champion in men’s sabre (2007) … received the Bingham Award at the 2007 Senior Letterwinners’ Dinner … led team to 3 IFA and Ivy League Championships (2005, 2006, 2007) and an NCAA Championship (2006) … 2-time team captain (2006, 2007)

Susanna Lingman ’05 | Tennis
4-time first team All-Ivy League in singles (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005) … 3-time first team All-Ivy League in doubles (2002, 2003, 2004) … 4-year letterwinner (2002, 2003, 2004, 2005) … named Ivy League Rookie of the Year in 2002 and Ivy League Player of the Year in 2005 … led team to 3 Ivy League Championships and the team was undefeated in Ivy League play (2003, 2004, 2005) … 2-time team captain (2004, 2005)

Bode Ogunwole ’07 | Wrestling
Named All-American and first team All-Ivy selection in 2006 … 2-time second team All-Ivy (2004, 2005) … Ivy League and EIWA Freshman of the Year (2004) … EIWA Champion (2006) … 3-time NCAA qualifier (2004, 2005, 2006) … 3-time letterwinner (2004, 2005, 2006) … 2-time team captain (2006, 2007)

Friday, October 25 Induction Dinner
Michael Berg ’07 | Football
2-time first team All-Ivy (2005, 2006) … second team All-Ivy (2004) … Sports Network third team All-American selection (2006) …  tied for 3rd in career sacks (19) … Ivy League Champions (2004) … received the Joseph E. Wolf Award (2006)

Clifton Dawson ’07 | Football
4-time first team All-Ivy (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006), the only offensive player in Ivy League history and the first to earn the honors as a first year … selected as a first team All-American by Walter Camp, Sports Network, and the AP … holds all Harvard records for career and season rushing, including touchdowns, attempts, and rushing yards … Ivy League  leader in career rushing yards, rushing touchdowns, career touchdowns, career points, and career all-purpose yards … 2-time team MVP (2005, 2006)

Ryan Fitzpatrick ’05 | Football
Unanimous winner of the Asa S. Bushnell Cup as Ivy League Player of the Year (2004) … first team All-Ivy (2004) … 2-time Honorable Mention All-Ivy (2002, 2003) … Ranks 1st in career total offensive yards, second in passing touchdowns (39), third in completions (384) and passing yards (5,234), and seventh in completion percentage (.599) … 2-time Ivy League champion (2001, 2004) … team captain (2004) … Frederick Greeley Crocker award winner as team MVP (2004) … played 17 seasons in the NFL

Congrats to our Class of 2023!
View photos from the 2023 Induction & Dinner | View the 2023 Highlight Video

Induction Requirements

The Executive Committee of the Harvard Varsity Club appoints a committee that oversees the Hall of Fame selection process. As Harvard offers the largest Division I intercollegiate athletic program in the country, it is a challenging task to evaluate athletic achievement across 42 varsity sports.

In order to be selected into the Hall of Fame, athletes must meet the following requirements: 

  1. Been a graduate of the college for 15 years
  2. Excelled for multiple years in a sport while an undergraduate at Harvard
  3. Achieved greatness in a sport at the time when competing at Harvard

In total, more than 600 athletes from Harvard have been inducted into the Hall of Fame. If you would like to nominate someone for induction to the Hall of Fame, please email us at hvc@fas.harvard.edu.

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