Jacqueline Soegaard
Jacqueline Soegaard
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.
Hometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico
High School: Academia del Perpetuo Socorro
Major: Biological Engineering

2011-12: Competed in 10 regattas as the crew...finished eighth in the B Division of the Toni Deutsch Regatta (9/11)...captured third place in the B Division of the Mrs. Hurst Bowl (9/18)...secured fifth place in the B Division of the Regis Trophy (9/25)...was 12th in the C Division of the Oberg Trophy (10/23)...finished 13th in the B Division of the Victorian Coffee Urn (10/30)...placed 14th in the A Division of the Navy Intersectional (3/11).

2010-11: Competed in eight regattas the crew and was the skipper in two events...crew of A Division boat that finished sixth at the Harvard Invite (9/12)...skipper of a boat that placed ninth at the Midweek Tech Invitational (10/19)...member of the crew that captured fifth at the Hap Moore Team Race (11/7)...contributed to a sixth-place finish in the B Division of the Wood Trophy (3/12)...helped MIT capture first place at the Mendelblatt Team Race (3/19)...crew of a boat that finished seventh at the Duplin Trophy (3/26)...ranked 12th in the Women's President's Trophy A Division (4/2)...powered the B Division boat to 11th place at the Women's New England Championship (4/23).

On Dry Land at MIT: Majoring in biological engineering with a minor in management science and a concentration in French...was a Humanities teaching assistant for the Interphase Program run by the Office of Minority Education...researcher in the Amgen Scholars Program...undergraduate researcher in the Data-Driven Medicine Group at MIT CSAIL...selected for the MIT Laureates and Leaders Program...2011 MIT Amgen Scholar...treasurer for Mujeres Latinas...volunteer mentor for STEM Program through MIT's Office of Engineering Outreach...member of MIT Association of Puerto Rican Students...intramural ice hockey league D.

High School: A 2008 graduate of Academia del Perpetuo Socorro...soccer league all-star team...valedictorian...AP Scholar with Honor...National Merit Scholarship semifinalist...National Hispanic Scholar...Presidential Scholarship semifinalist...received high school's math, science and English department medals.

Personal: Daughter of Jacqueline Ballester and Alfredo Soegaard...father played baseball at the University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez.