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University of Miami Athletics

Sarah Stocks

Class

Junior

Hometown

Scotia, N.Y.

High School

Scotia-Glenville HS

At Miami: Earned a varsity letter as a sophomore…competed with the varsity eight in 2004-05…gold medalist in the championship eight and championship four at the Head of the Creek…gold medalist in the open eight at the Head of the Hooch…finished fourth in the varsity eight in the women’s Cal Cup Grand Final at the San Diego Crew Classic… selected as part of the ACC Crew of the Week (4/4/04)…silver medalist in the varsity eight at the FIRA State Championships…finished fourth in the varsity eight in the ACC Championships…named to the 2004-05 ACC All-Academic team…walk-on to novice eight in the 2003-04 season…won Gold at the Head of the Chattahoochee…Gold medalist in the 2004 FIRA Championships in the novice four and novice eight…won Silver at the BIG EAST championships…majoring in industrial engineering. Scotia-Glenville High School: was the captain of the swimming team.

Q&A

1.Interests and hobbies outside of rowing: Horse-back riding.

2.List any academic honors you’ve won or class/club offices held: National Honors Society (president), Honor Roll.

3.Why did you choose the University of Miami? For an adventure.

4.What was your first impression of Miami? Tropical

5.Who is your favorite athlete and why? Marica Kulak because she is an awesome horse-back rider. She knows what she wants, works hard and never asks anyone to do anything she wouldn’t gladly do herself.

6.When did you start rowing? September 2003

7.What challenges did/do you face as a novice rower? Being a novice on a team of girls who had a lot of experience.

8.What changes have you recently made to improve your rowing technique? I’m still working to get a consistent technique.

9.Any superstitions before regattas? No.

10.What did you do this summer? I ran and went horse-back riding

11.What are your goals at Miami both in sports and outside sports? To find out what I want to do with my life and challenge myself.