CANES BASKETBALL LEGEND AND CURRENT MAYOR OF DANIA BEACH TAMARA JAMES DISCUSSES HER DECISION TO COME TO UM, HER RECORD-SETTING CAREER, HOW HER PRO CAREER LED HER OVERSEAS AND HOW HER BASKETBALL BACKGROUND HAS HELPED HER NAVIGATE HER NEW ROLE AS A PUBLIC SERVANT ON THE BEHIND THE U PODCAST

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University of Miami Athletics

Devon Phelan-Patton

position

Rower

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Fairport, N.Y.

Major

Health Sciences

High School

Fairport HS

Devon Phelan-Patton - Rowing - University of Miami Athletics

2014-15: Member of a 4+ boat that posted a time of 18:38 at the Head of the Indian Creek… Member of 4+ boat Club that finished 11th at the Head of the Charles posted a time of 19:08 … 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 1V8+ that posted a time of 6:39.2 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

2013-2014: Member of the 2V8+ that was victorious over UConn with a time of 6:45.4 … Member of the 1V8+ that placed second in the Women’s Collegiate Invitational Petite Final in San Diego … Member of the 2V8+ at the 2014 Clemson Invitational … Member of the 2V8+ that totaled three victories at the UCF Invitational … Member of the 2V8+ that finished fifth in the Grand Final at the ACC Championship with a time of 7:01.6.

2012-13: Rowed with the 2V8+ that placed third in their race at the 2013 ACC Championships … Helped Miami finished fourth overall in the 2013 ACC Championships team competition … Part of crew that beat Old Dominion, UCF and SMU at the 2013 Miami Invitational … Placed third in the third final for the Jackie Ann Stitt Hungnees Trophy at the 2013 San Diego Crew Classic … Helped beat UConn in head-to-head racing by nearly 15 seconds … Finished second to Buffalo 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 … Placed 13th at Head of the Hooch

High School: Member of the Fairport Crew Club … Rowed for four years … Lettered in cross country skiing for three seasons

Personal: Daughter of Amy Edwards and Thomas Patton … Majoring in pre-med biology.