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University of Miami Athletics

Carolyn Cough

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Fort Myers, Fla.

High School

Cypress Lake HS

Freshman (2007-08)…
Saw limited action in her first year with the University of Miami … Earned her first action in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Championships (Apr. 19) in Clemson, S.C. … Rowed five seat in the Novice Eight for the Hurricanes who finished fourth overall with a time of 7:36.1 … Against Jacksonville, Cough helped the Novice Eight crew to a win against the Dolphins with a time of 6:21.7 … Rowed four seat for UM in that race against JU.

High School/Prep…
Was a member of the varsity swim team for all four years … Awarded the “Most Dedicated Player of the Year” her junior year … Served as the captain of the swim team in her senior year.

Personal…
Majoring in Biochemistry … Chose to attend the University of Miami because of the location and the major offered in her desired field … Born on November 23, 1989 … Parents are Janice Cough and Amos Rondeau … Has four siblings.

At the Starting Line with Cough…
Enjoys reading, swimming and watching movies as a spare time hobby … First impression of Miami was that it was fun, tropical and a lively and loving place to get an education … Favorite rowing memory was winning the Novice 8+ race against Jacksonville last season … Lists Michael Phelps as her favorite athlete because he’s an amazing athlete in every sense of the word.