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University of Miami Athletics

Alison Whitty

position

Rower

Class

Freshman

Hometown

St. Catharines, ON, Canada

Major

Exercise Physiology

High School

Ridley College HS

Alison Whitty - Rowing - University of Miami Athletics

2016 All-ACC Second Team
2016 CRCA All-Region 3 Second Team

2015-16: Won the Collegiate Championship 4+ at the Head of the Indian Creek with a time of 17:07.30 … Won the Collegiate Championship 8+ at the Head of the Indian Creek with a time of 16:06.42 … Placed eighth with a time of 19:06.945 in the Women’s Championship 4+ event at the Head of the Charles … Earned a third place finish in the Women’s Championship 8+ race at the Head of the Hooch with a time of 16:28.0 … Finished second in the Women’s Championship 4+ at the Head of the Hooch with a time of 17:41.0 … Placed sixth in the Women’s Open 2- at the Head of the Hooch with a time of 19:32.8 … Member of the 1V8+ that beat Columbia and Florida Tech at the Governor’s Cup … Member of the 1V8+ that won the Cal Cup at the San Diego Crew Classic with a time of 7:11.845 … Member of the 1V8+ that finished fourth in the Grand Final in the Women’s Varsity Eight event at the Knecht Cup with a time of 6:54.68 … Won the Women’s Varsity Pair Final at the Knecht Cup with a time of 7:51.92 … Member of the 1V8+ that posted a time of 6:29.6 against UCF … Member of the 1V8+ that won the Varsity Eight Petite Final at the ACC Championship with a time of 6:41.569

2014-15: Member of “A” boat that finished eighth with a time of 16:36.1 in the Open 8+ at the 2014 Head of the Hooch … Competed in spring opening scrimmage against UConn … Member of the 2V8+ that posted a time of 7:07.9 while racing against Columbia and UCF at the Governor’s Cup … Part of the 1V8+ that placed sixth with a time of 7:01.01 in the Women’s Collegiate Varsity Grand Final at the San Diego Crew Classic … Won the 1V8+ third level final at Knecht Cup, posting a time of 6:59.05 … Helped Canes finish second in the 1V8+ Petite Final at the 2015 ACC Championship with a time of 6:46.4

2013-14 All-ACC ACADEMIC

2013-14: Member of the crew that took first place in the Championship 8+ at the 2013 Head of the Hooch with a time of 16:07.7 … Part of the crew that took second place in the Championship 4+ at the 2013 Head of the Hooch with a time of 17:44.1 … Helped Miami place first with a time of 15:25.7 in the Women’s Open 8+ race at the 2013 Head of the Hooch … Member of the 1V8+ that placed second in the Women’s Collegiate Invitational Petite Final in San Diego … Member of the 1V8+ at the 2014 Clemson Invitational … Member of the 1V8+ that totaled two victories at the UCF Invitational.

2012-13: Sat 3-seat in the Open 8+ at Head of the Hooch that placed second, as well as bow-seat in the Championship 8+ that placed third… Raced in bow-seat of the Championship ‘A’ 4+ that came 3rd at Head of the Hooch … Member of the 1V8+ that won the Cal Cup at the 2013 San Diego Crew Classic … Helped Miami finished fourth overall in the 2013 ACC Championships team competition … Part of the 1V8 + crew that finished fourth in their race at the 2013 ACC Championships … Part of crew that beat Old Dominon, UCF and SMU at the 2013 Miami Invitational … Finished second to defending ACC and NCAA Champion Virginia at the Tiger Invitational … Helped beat UConn in head-to-head racing by nearly 40 seconds … Beat Buffalo and Eastern Michigan in one race at the Cardinal Invitational … Finished first in race against West Virginia and Dayton at the Cardinal Invitational … Placed third behind Notre Dame and Louisville at the Cardinal Invitational

High School: Rowed all four years … Won gold at Royal Canadian Henley in the Women’s 2x in 2011 and 2012 … Placed third at the Stotesbury Cup in the Women’s 4x in 2011 … Came second at the Canadian School Boy’s in the Women’s 2x in 2011 and third in the Women’s 4x … Played field hockey all four years and was captain of the team in 2011 and 2012 … Member of the volleyball team for four years and won Bronze at OFSAA … Volleyball captain in 2011 and 2012 … Won Most Valuable Player award in Field Hockey from 2010-2012 and in Volleyball from 2011-2012 … Named MVP at OFSAA and in Rowing in 2012 … Won silver in the Women’s 1x at Ontario Championships in 2011 and gold in the Women’s 2x

Personal: Parents are Nancy Drope and David Whitty and she has five siblings … Likes to do yoga and cooking in her spare time … Aspires to be an athletic therapist