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University of Miami Athletics

Fay Gilbert

position

Rower

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Chicago, Ill.

Major

English

High School

Whitney M. Young HS

2013-14: Part of a Miami crew that finished in 16:52.5 in the Women’s Open 8+ at the 2013 Head of the Hooch … Member of the V4+ that was victorious over UConn with a time of 7:50.1.

2012-13: Member of the V4+ that placed sixth in their event at the 2013 ACC Championships … Helped Miami finished fourth overall in the 2013 ACC Championships team competition … Part of crew that beat SMU and finished second to Old Dominion and UCF at the 2013 Miami Invitational … Helped beat UConn in head-to-head racing by five seconds … Beat Buffalo and Eastern Michigan at the Cardinal Invitational … Beat West Virginia at the Cardinal Invitational … Placed third behind Notre Dame and Louisville at the Cardinal Invitational

High School: Rowed all four years of high school … Had an undefeated season in 2010, as well as won the Midwest championship … Voted Most Improved Rower her senior season

Personal: Daughter of Patricia and Peter Gilbert … Father directed film Hoop Dreams ... She aspires to be in public relations … Favorite athlete is Derrick Rose.