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Rhea Bergman
Player Profile:
Rhea Bergman 2393972
Height: 5'9"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Los Altos, Calif.
High School: Mountain View

2016-17: Participated in all six of the team’s spring races as a member of the 2V8 … Helped Duke win the Carolina Cup with 99 overall points by winning its race in 6:47.3, nearly 10 seconds ahead of second-place Clemson … Blazed through the morning race at the Longhorn Invite, taking the heat in 6:16.643 to earn a place in the A Final … Finished third in the A Final of the Longhorn Invite, clocking a time of 6:31.665 … 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) during their trip to Clemson … Duke eased past No. 15 Syracuse (6:47.842) and No. 20 Indiana (6:49.889) at the Clemson Invite … Earned a trip to the A Final in Clemson 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: Participated in four of the team’s six spring races, primarily as a member of the fours after moving off the 2V4 … started the spring with the 2V4 at the Carolina Cup, clocking a time of 7:34.7 to place second … rowed again with the 2V4 during the Virginia Dual as the boat placed fourth (7:58.0) … added 3V8 duties at the Virginia Dual, placing second with the crew in 7:54.7 … helped the Blue Devils tie for first at the Dale England Cup in her first appearance in the V4 as the boat captured both of its races, in 7:51.4 and 7:37.4 … a member of the V4 for the ACC Championship as the boat placed second in helping Duke to a second-place overall finish, its best at the event since 2006 … V4 entered the event as the No. 3 seed and outrowed the competition to come in second … helped the V4 to the NCAA C Final title during program’s first NCAA Championships appearance with a time of 7:22.311 … boat also placed first in the C/D Semifinals (7:24.262) … participated in first race as a member of the 2V8 during the fall’s Rivanna Romp as the boat came in 12th overall with a time of 14:07.6 … also rowed with the 3V4 at the Rivanna Romp, helping the crew place 21st in 16:16.8.

High School: Rowed for the Stanford Rowing Center and coach Monica Hilcu ... named the club's Most Valuable Novice in 2014 and Most Valuable Oarswoman in 2015 ... during first year with the club team, helped the novice quad to first place at the Head of the Lagoon, Fault Line Faceoff and Shamrock Invitational ... squad finished second at the Covered Bridge Regatta and made the grand finals at the SW Championships, placing sixth ... as a senior in high school, was a member of the varsity club at the Stanford Rowing Center and won the W2x and W4x at the Head of the American ... helped W4x to second place at the Head of the Lagoon, Fault Line Faceoff and Covered Bridge Regatta ... W4x also placed third at the OKC Regatta and fourth at the SW Championships ... a member of the W2x at the Youth National Championships that took 11th overall during final year with the club program ... Mountain View High School did not have rowing, but competed earned three varsity letters in basketball as a forward, starting as a junior and senior ... a member of the Santa Clara sporting 97G club soccer team that was No. 1 in Northern California and No. 3 in the nation by Gotsoccer.com ... team won the U15 Nor-Cal State Cup Girls Championship in 2012-13 ... a four-time Mountain View High School Scholar Athlete Award winner ... received a certificate of outstanding achievement in chemistry as a freshman ... interned with the Stanford University School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences in 2014.

Personal: Born January 24, 1998 … daughter of Srdjana and William Bergman … has one brother, Alexander ... Uncle, Keith Bergman, played football at San Francisco State and was the offensive line coach at Oregon State from 1987-90 ... Uncle, John Bergman, was an Olympic super-heavyweight weightlifter and placed 10th at the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games.

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