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October 23, 2019

I’ve played field hockey since sixth grade. While I would not consider myself an athlete, over the eight years I’ve played it I fell in love with the sport. In highschool, my field hockey team provided me with a distraction from school work, a competitive workout, and a community to rely on. I was worried that I was going to lose that community when coming to Santa Clara. I was not a varsity level athlete, nor did I want to commit the majority of my time to...

March 6, 2019

I was a rower all four years of high school at a club team in San Francisco.  It was a very competitive team and when I was looking at colleges junior and senior year I was looking for a team atmosphere that fostered competitiveness and teamwork.  I was looking at other D1 teams for rowing all around the country and so my decision to come to Santa Clara really came down to the academics and the support they could offer me as a student athlete.  I wanted a s...

January 15, 2019

I played volleyball all four years of high school, and that’s how I met all of my friends that became my staple group my four years there.  Then my first year at Santa Clara I joined the D1 rowing team. Unfortunately, I am the clumsiest person I know and somehow managed to get a bulged disc half way through my first season.  So rowing was out. I needed some sort of team sport in my life, because sports had always had been present. Note that I am a person of...

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