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Jessica

Findlay

JessicaFindlay
Player
Height 6'0"
Year Senior
Hometown Teesside, United Kingdom
High School Laurence Jackson

Bio

2016-17: Member of the V8 before transitioning to the 2V8 … Captured the Carolina Cup championship with a time of 6:41.3 in the V8, more than 13 seconds faster than second-place Clemson … Helped Duke win the Carolina Cup with 99 overall points and a sweep of all five races … Named the ACC Crew of the Week following the performance at the Carolina Cup … Qualified for the A Final of the Longhorn Invite in the V8 and came in fourth with a time of 6:24.204 … Earned a trip to the A Final after placing third in the morning race, clocking out in 6:19.405 … For the remainder of the season, was a member of the 2V8 squad … In Columbus, Ohio, placed fourth against No. 3 Michigan (6:28.9), No. 4 Ohio State (6:32.0) and Notre Dame (6:43.6), crossing the finish line in 6:43.9 … Placed fifth in the Clemson Invitational A Final with a time of 6:44.582 … The Blue Devils trailed four top-15 teams with No. 5 Texas (6:36.489), No. 11 Wisconsin (6:38.934), No. 4 Ohio State (6:42.267) and No. 10 Virginia (6:43.664) … Duke eased past No. 15 Syracuse (6:47.842) and No. 20 Indiana (6:49.889) at the Clemson Invitational … Earned a trip to the A Final with a second-place performance in its first heat (6:28.847) and third (7:38.351) in the second heat … Won the Dale England Cup race with a time of 6:50.50 to squeak past No. 16 Indiana (6:50.74) and hold off Notre Dame (6:52.50) and San Diego (7:04.57) … In the ACC Championship Grand Final, locked in a fourth-place performance with a time of 6:34.283 to close behind Syracuse (6:22.664), Virginia (6:23.327) and Notre Dame (6:31.967) … Earned its Grand Final appearance at the conference championship with a 6:39.957 time in the morning session … named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2015-16: Held position as a member of the V8 for the entire campaign … opened the spring with the race-winning V8 at the Carolina Cup as the boat finished in 6:29.8 for the eighth-fastest time in program history … rowed with the V8 again at the Pac-12 Challenge, helping the boat to a pair of second-place finishes with times of 6:36.7 and 7:04.5 against UCLA and Stanford … at the Virginia Dual, V8 took second in 7:19.2 … helped the Blue Devils tie for first overall with No. 14 Indiana and No. 17 Notre Dame at the Dale England Cup as the V8 placed third in two races, clocking times of 6:53.1 and 6:44.9 … ended the regular season at No. 9 Princeton as the boat took second in 7:03.3 … a member of the V8 for the ACC Championship as the boat placed second in a year-best 6:20.444 mark in helping Duke to a second-place overall finish, its best at the event since 2006 … V8 entered the event as the No. 5 seed and outrowed the competition to come in second, with a photo finish ahead of Syracuse … during the program’s first NCAA Championships appearance, with the V8 that placed 18th overall, finishing the C Final in 6:31.650 … crew also placed second in the C/D Semifinals (6:32.862) … in the fall, rowed with the V8 and V4 at the Princeton Chase and Rivanna Romp … placed 17th at the Chase with the V8 in 15:31.203 and third at the Romp in 13:21.9 … with the V4, came in fifth at the Chase (17:29.372) and Romp (15:03.6) … a Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Scholar-Athlete Award winner.

2015: A reliable member of the team’s top boat all year with the V8 … at the spring’s first meet, against Clemson and Boston University, helped the V8 finish second to the Tigers’ crew in both races (6:47.53/6:54.44) … helped the V8 capture the Cal Cup Grand Final at the San Diego Crew Classic with a time of 6:51.46 … the boat finished nearly five seconds ahead of second-place Kansas State in clinching the Blue Devils’ first V8 win at the Crew Classic since 2012 … group had qualified for Cal Cup Grand Final by winning its heat in 6:54.46 … in three races at the Clemson Invitational against seven ranked squads, helped the V8 finish fifth (6:53.1), sixth (6:45.6) and fifth (6:46.5) … helped the V8 qualify for the ACC Championship Grand Final after finishing third in the qualifying heat with a time of 6:29.0 … boat took sixth place (6:45.9) in the Grand Final.

High School: A four-year letterwinner in swimming … helped program to National Schools Championship … a member of the Tees Rowing Club … selected to participate in the Great Britain World Class Start  program … finished second in the women’s 4 at the National  Schools Regatta.

Personal: Born September 15, 1995 … daughter of Brenda and Andy Findlay.

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