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Madison Allen

Class: 2021

Hometown: Amherst, VA

Major: Economics & Anthropology

Favorite part of team: Gal pals

Fun fact: I’ve met Samuel L. Jackson


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Quinn Arnone

Class: 2020

Hometown: Sherborn, MA

Major: English

Favorite Part of Rowing: Being part of our amazing team!

Fun Fact: I know all the words to “We Didn’t Start the Fire”


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Ella Benbow

Class: 2021

Hometown: Alexandria, VA

Major: Government & Public Policy

Favorite part of team: Friends, pretty sunrises and sunsets, and putting in hard work!

Fun fact: I have two different colored eyes!


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Emily Bommer

Class: 2022

Hometown: Franklin Lakes, NJ

Major: Undecided

Favorite part of team: The people!!!

Fun Fact: My neighbor is Kevin Jonas


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Josie Broome

Class: 2020

Hometown: Williamsburg, VA

Major: Government

Favorite part of team: The amazing people!

Fun fact: I lived in Kuwait


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Caroline Duckworth

Class: 2021

Hometown: Midland, VA

Major: International Relations

Favorite part of team: The stars during morning practice!!

Fun fact: I used to refuse to eat coleslaw because I thought people were trying to give me “cold sloths”


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Brenna Finley

Class: 2022

Hometown: Chicago, IL

Major: Biology

Favorite part of the team: Sunsets on the water and getting to row with my favorite people :)

Fun fact: I always take at least 3 bananas from the dining hall each time I go


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Abby Fitzsimmons

Class: 2022

Hometown: Malverne, NY

Major: Public Policy & Psychology

Favorite part of the team: My buds

Fun Fact: I coincidentally met Will Smith on a field trip in 5th grade while he was filming Men in Black 3


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Grace Ford-Dirks

Class: 2021

Hometown: Charleston, SC

Major: History

Favorite part of team: That feeling when everything goes right and the boat flies!

Fun fact: I have been Thomas Jefferson for four Halloweens in a row (and counting)


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Caroline Garman

Class: 2020

Hometown: Ashburn, VA

Major: Accounting & Data Analytics

Favorite Part of Rowing: The supportive, team environment!

Fun Fact: I met Mitchell Musso


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Rachel Gottschalk

Class: 2021

Hometown: Richmond, VA

Major: Biology

Favorite part of team: Great people, working hard, and cooperating to reach a common goal

Fun fact: I’ve won 4 limbo competitions


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Meg Hogan

Class: 2021

Hometown: West Milford, NJ

Major: International Relations & Economics

Favorite part of team: Watching my boat get stronger together

Fun fact: I’ve been in every single ocean


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Kate Kowalski

Class: 2022

Hometown: Lynchburg, VA

Major: Narrative Structure and Practice

Favorite part of team: Obviously the people but also the birds. Herons are bomb

Fun fact: I’ve been in four operas


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Julie Luecke

Class: 2020

Hometown: Virginia Beach, VA

Major: French & Psychology

Favorite part of the team: Guaranteed sunrise or sunset at every practice

Fun fact: I have the evolutionary remnants of gills!


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Sophia Luwis

Class: 2020

Hometown: McLean, VA

Major: Linguistics

Favorite part of team: Pushing myself everyday to see how much I can accomplish

Fun Fact: I rowed 100 kilometers in one day


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Caitlyn Marat

Class: 2022

Hometown: Cohasset, MA

Major: Computer Science

Favorite part of team: The sunsets :)

Fun fact: I am skilled at pulling all-nighters


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Jordan Martin

Class: 2020

Hometown: Appomattox, VA

Major: Biology & Environmental Science

Favorite part of team: Getting outside on the water and working hard with friends

Fun fact: I once swallowed a battery


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Catherine Maschio

Class: 2022

Hometown: Pelham, NY

Major: Accounting & Hispanic Studies

Favorite part of team: Everything!!!!

Fun fact: I met Conan O’Brien during a class trip to Italy


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Emily McManus

Class: 2020

Hometown: Annapolis,MD

Major: Psychology (B.S.)

Favorite part of team: Walking up on boats

Fun fact: I once caught a shark


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Fallon O’Malley

Class: 2022

Hometown: Front Royal, VA

Major: Government & Russian and Post-Soviet Studies

Favorite part of team: The incredible people and crew community!

Fun fact: I have double-jointed shoulders


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Paula Petersen

Class: 2022

Hometown: Charlottesville, VA

Major: Biology & French

Favorite part of team: The community that every rowing team seems to have

Fun fact: I used to fence and do karate


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Faye Reid

Class: 2021

Hometown: Charlottesville, VA

Major: Neuroscience

Favorite part of team: People and the views

Fun fact: I have a pet chicken


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Kristin Rheins

Class: 2021

Hometown: Nashville, TN

Major: Art History & Economics

Favorite part of the team: How artistic it is

Fun fact: My wall-sit record is 23 minutes!


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Johanna Ruzzi

Class: 2021

Hometown: Stamford, CT

Major: Linguistics

Favorite part of the team: My people!

Fun Fact: I was in a Harley Davidson commercial!


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Mollie Shichman

Class: 2020

Hometown: Fairfax, VA

Major: Computer Science

Favorite part of team: Mid-row shenanigans

Fun fact: I thought I wrote the song “Right Round” by Flo Rida as a child


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Delaney Simchuk

Class: 2021

Hometown: Chico, CA

Major: English

Favorite part of team: The beautiful scenery

Fun fact: I used to have a British accent


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Anisha Vanka

Class: 2022

Hometown: Tysons Corner, VA

Major: Psychology & Linguistics

Favorite part of team: The incredible people I’ve met!

Fun fact: I can clap with one hand


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Madeleine Walker

Class: 2021

Hometown: McLean, VA

Major: Economics

Favorite part of team: Sunrises!! And great people!!

Fun fact: I ran a half-marathon in March!!


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Abby Watts

Class: 2020

Hometown: Purcellville, VA

Major: Accounting

Favorite Part of Rowing: Being out on the water in the morning and trying to find constellations with my teammates

Fun Fact: I used to be a chef in Spain and made dinner for the Russian Ballet