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Anna

Jenkins

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Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Durham, N.C.
High School: Cary Academy

Bio

2017-18: Member of the 2V4 for the entire season … Claimed the Carolina Cup season-opening race with a time of 7:37.1, 22-seconds faster than second-place North Carolina as the Blue Devils brought home the Carolina Cup title with 99 overall points and a sweep of all five races … At the first day of the Clemson Invitational, brought in a second-place finish with a time of 7:16.26, trailing only No. 4 Ohio State (7:11.52) … During the final day of competition, raced to two third-place finishes, including third in the A Final in a time of 7:19.46 … Helped guide the team to a seventh-place finish at the highly competitive Clemson Invitational as the unranked Blue Devils bested then No. 18 Syracuse and No. 20 Oklahoma in the team standings … Bested No. 15 Michigan State on the water in Columbus in 7:43.6 before barely falling to No. 4 Ohio State in the afternoon session (7:41.38) … For the first time in program history, all five boats qualified for the Grand Final at the ACC Championship where Duke finished third as a team with 72 points … Claimed first in the second heat in 7:24.5, helping the squad earn a podium spot in the Grand Final, clocking in at 7:20.8 … Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2016-17: Member of the 3V8 for four spring season regattas … Started the year with a win at the Carolina Cup, defeating North Carolina and Clemson with a time of 7:05.5 as the Blue Devils swept all five races and captured the Carolina Cup … In Columbus, Ohio, placed fourth against No. 3 Michigan (6:52.7), No. 4 Ohio State (6:59.2) and Notre Dame (7:00.2), crossing the finish line in 7:14.2 … Came in fifth in the Clemson Invitational B Final, crossing the line in 7:41.270 … During the Clemson Invitational preliminary heats, finished in 7:19.564 to take sixth in the first race and came in seventh with a 7:01.319 mark in the second … Claimed a victory in the ACC Championship Petite Final, finishing in 6:58.599 to defeat Boston College (7:04.398) and Miami (7:19.226) … Turned in a fourth-place finish (7:16.100) in heat one of the preliminary race at the league’s main event … named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2015-16: Took part in two 3V8 races … at the Virginia Dual the boat finished second in 7:54.7 … at the ACC Championship, guided boat to first place finish in the petite final against North Carolina with a year-best time of 6:58.091.

High School: Participated in cross country, swimming and track at Cary Academy ... captained the cross country team as a senior ... as a member of the track team, finished second in 2013 and third in 2012 in the discus in the Triangle Independent Schools Athletic Conference (TISAC) ... received the TISAC Sportsmanship Award ... completed a half ironman at age 15, becoming the youngest female participant ... a member of the National Honor Society ... a National Merit semifinalist ... studied abroad in Austria and Germany. 

Personal: Born October 26, 1996 … daughter of Marti and David Jenkins … has one older sister, Quinn. 

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