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University of Miami Athletics

Emily Wingrove

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Gloucester, Va.

High School

Gloucester HS

Sophomore (2008-09)
Picked up her first All-Atlantic Coast Conference honor at the ACC Championships in Tennessee … Selected to the All-ACC Team after rowing three-seat in helping the UM Varsity Eight to a third place finish (7:00.01) … One of two Miami rowers named to the All-ACC Team from the First Varsity Eight, joining teammate Laura Cordner with the honor … Rowed seven-seat at the Rivanna Romp in Virginia … Helped the Second Varsity Eight to a time of 15:13.01 in the race … Moved into four-seat for the Varsity Eight in the spring-opener for a tri-meet against Rochester and Dowling … Helped the `Canes crew collect the win with a mark of 6:52.06 in the race … Stayed with the V8+ the following day in a dual race against the UConn Huskies out of the BIG EAST … Crew posted a winning time of 6:50.10 on the day … Rowed four-seat for the Varsity Eight at the San Diego Crew Classic competing for the Jessop-Whittier Cup … Helped the V8+ to a fourth place finish, and finishing ahead of UC Davis, on the final day of competition while competing for the Women’s Collegiate Varsity Invitational Petite … Helped the Varsity Eight crew to a time of 6:56.41 in their heat of the prelims at the Aramark Sprints South/Central regional Championships … Sat seven-seat in the “C” finals of the Regional Championships for the V8+ boat … Moved to bow for the Windermere Cup/Opening Day Regatta hosted by the University of Washington … Rowed for the V8+ as the Hurricanes registered a second place time (6:46.1) while finishing nearly eight seconds ahead of the Brazilian National Team.

Freshman (2007-08)
Named to the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) All-Academic Team… Started the year at the Rivanna Romp with the Novice Eight … Boat finished fourth with a time of 16:48.95 in the event … Rowed stroke seat in that race for the Hurricanes … In a head-to-head race with UCF (Mar. 29) she helped the `Canes’ Varsity eight to a second place time of 6:44.64 … Sat seven seat for the `Canes in that regatta … Rowed seven seat for the first place crew in a race versus Eastern Michigan (Apr. 6) as they posted a time of 7:07.32 in the Varsity Eight … Aided in the Varsity Eight crew’s fourth place showing at the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Championships and a mark of 6:46.3 … Rowed in two events against Jacksonville, 1V8 and V4 … Varsity Eight team picked up a first place time of 5:52.6 … Aided Hurricanes in the Aramark Central/Sprint South race (May 17-18) and a first place time of 6:51.20 on the day.

High School/Prep
Came in second place at the Stotesbury Cup women `s senior in double in 2007. Placed third at the Scholastic Nationals women’s senior double. Came in second at the Virginia States Scholastic women’s senior double Came in fourth place at the Stotesbury Cup women’s junior in four in 2006. Placed second at the Mid-Atlantic erg sprints in 2006. Came in fifth place at the Stotesbury Cup women’s junior four in 2005 … Place third at the Scholastic Nationals women’s junior four in 2005 … Came in third place at the Virginia State Scholastic junior four in 2006 … … Came in fourth at the Royal Canadian Henley in 2005 in the junior four …Earned a bronze medal at the 2007 Club nationals in the intermediate four … A silver medalist at the track and field Junior Olympics for the long jump and placed tenth in the high jump in 2002 … Lettered two years in track and one year in field hockey.

Personal
Daughter of Ralph and Yvonne Wingrove … Has a sibling, Michael (22) … Majoring in Broadcast Journalism and Literature … Chose to come to school at the University of Miami because of the people, the academics and the weather.

At the Starting Line with Wingrove
Enjoys dancing, cooking, camping and being near the water … First impression of Miami was “This is where I’m going to school. It’s awesome.” … Lists Jackie Joyner Kersey as her favorite athlete because she also devoted a lot of her life to track & field, just like Kersey … Favorite rowing memory is watching the sunrise on a warm Miami morning at practice each day … Wears her speed shades as a superstition during each race.