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University of Miami Athletics

Sophia Philipp






Acton, Mass.

High School

Acton-Boxborough Regional

Sophia Philipp - Rowing - University of Miami Athletics
2023-24 (As a Freshman)
  • Competed with the 3v8 boat for the entirety of the season
  • Made her debut as part of the 3v8 at the Sunshine State Invite
  • Helped Miami to a first place finish at the Sunshine State Invite on the final day with a time of 7:03.46 in the final
  • Aided in the victory at the Miami International Invite, defeating Nova Southeastern and Barry April 6
  • Turned in a time of 7:48.619 in the morning session at the Lake Wheeler Invite April 26
  • Finished fourth in the second session at the Lake Wheeler Invite with a time of 7:21.424
  • Competed at the ACC Championships, helping the 3v8 defeat Boston College with a mark of 7:19.175 in the prelims
  • Aided in setting a program record in the 3v8 at the ACC Championships with a 6:56.008 in the grand final
High School
  • Graduated from Acton-Boxborough Regional High School
  • Rowed for Bromfield Acton Boxborough Rowing Team
  • Rowed in the 1v8 (bow seat), 2v8 (seven seat), 2v4 (three seat)
  • Also competed on the Nordic skiing team in high school
  • National Honors Society (student)
  • Honor Roll student
  • Daughter of Tania and George Philipp
  • One sister, Charlotte
  • Intends to major in Marine Biology and Ecology
  • Career goal is to be a physical therapist for a major national team
  • Enjoys hiking, reading, running and coaching track & field
  • Chose Miami because of the academics and team energy. It also felt like a home away from home
  • Goal at Miami is to be among the most competitive rowers in the ACC
  • Favorite part of being a student-athlete is representing a school I love and putting in the work everyday with my best friends to become the best version of myself