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Victoria Uribe

Class

Freshman

Hometown

Bogota, Colombia

High School

American Heritage (Fla.) HS

Freshman (2008-09)
Opened the year rowing four-seat for the Novice Eight in a dual race against Connecticut out of the BIG EAST … Moved to five-seat in her next race at the San Diego Crew Classic … Helped UM to a fifth place finish (8:16.36) and finishing ahead of the crew from Sonoma in opening-day action … Sat three-seat for the Novice Eight at the ACC Championships in Tennessee … Helped the N8+ crew to a finishing time of 8:12.02 in the race.

Personal
Parents are Santiago Uribe and Adriana Maria Corredor … Now resides in Plantation, Fla. … Has two siblings, Maria Laura (22) and Santiago José (16) … Attended Colegio Nueva Granada, Cypress Bay and then American Heritage for high school/prep … Majoring in Biology for UM … Wants to be able to achieve both academically and in rowing while attending UM.

At the Starting Line with Uribe
Lists reading, watching movies, listening to music and spending time with family and friends as her favorite past times … Chose to attend Miami because it was close to her sister and because of its academic excellence … First impression of UM was the campus is beautiful and the students had a lot of school spirit … Favorite rowing memory is waking up early and going to the boat house.