University of Miami Athletics

Sara Hansen

position

Rower

Class

Junior

Hometown

Copenhagen, Denmark

High School

WW-P High School South

2019-20: Spring season cancelled due to COVID-19 outbreak.

2018-19: Part of the Varsity 8 unit that finished fifth with a time of 6:42.72 in a preliminary race at the Sunshine State Invitational on Friday…Placed third with a time of 6:42.36 in a Petite Final race on Saturday…Part of the Varsity 8 boat that finished third in a Saturday preliminary race at the Natoma Invitational with time of 6:53.64…Placed third with a time of 6:40.6 on Saturday afternoon…Placed second in Final 3 as a part of the Varsity 8 at the Lake Wheeler Invitational with a time of 6:35.269… Placed third as a member of the Varsity 8 in a preliminary race at the ACC Championships…Finished second in a Petite Final race with a time of 6:49.965.

High School: Attended West Windsor-Plainsboro High School South…Rowed for PNRA/Mercer…Participated in the lightweight 8+ and the 1v8+…Won the gold at the 2014 Canadian Henley in the U17 8+ and 4+…Earned a bronze finish at 2015 Youth Nationals…Sat stroke of lightweight 8+ at the 2015 Head of the Charles, taking home the bronze…Finished fourth in the V8+ at the 2016 Youth Nationals…Placed second in the 1v8+ regatta at the 2017 Youth Nationals…At the 2017 Head of the Charles, took home fifth in a lightweight pair…Membe of the Honor Society.

Personal: Parents are Mette and Lars…Three siblings, Rebekka, Josefine and Helena…Majoring in health economics…Sister, Josefine, played ice hockey at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute…Of Danish descent, moved to U.S. in September of 2007…Chose Miami for location and opportunity to contribute to the team…Enjoys running, reading and being outside.