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University of Miami Athletics

Lydia Barber

position

Coxswain

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Bethesda, Md.

Major

Health Sciences

High School

Walt Whitman HS

Lydia Barber - Rowing - University of Miami Athletics

2014-15: Coxed her 4+ boat to a third place finish at the Head of the Indian Creek with a time of 17:42

2013-14: Made collegiate debut in the women’s College & Club Novice 4+ at the 2013 Head of the Hooch … Coxed Miami to a first place finish with a time of 15:25.7 in the Women’s Open 8+ race at the 2013 Head of the Hooch … Coxed the 1V8+ to victory over UConn with a time of 6:40.0 … Coxed the 1V8+ that placed second in the Women’s Collegiate Invitational Petite Final in San Diego … Coxed the 2V8+ at the 2014 Clemson Invitational … Coxed the 2V8+ that totaled three victories at the UCF Invitational … Coxed the 2V8+ that finished fifth in the Grand Final at the ACC Championship with a time of 7:01.6.

High School: Coxswain for the men’s teams at both Walt Whitman High School and Thompson Boat Center (Washington, D.C.) …Steered crews at some of North America’s premier regattas, including the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta, the Scholastic Rowing Association of America Championship, US Rowing National Championship and the Head of the Charles … Coxed medal-winning crews on the national stage for both Walt Whitman and TBC

Personal: Daughter of Thomas and Francine Barber … has one brother, Ian … Majoring in Health Science with a minor is computer science