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Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Cedar Park, Texas
High School: Round Rock


Joined the Duke Rowing program in the fall of 2016

Duke Rowing
 Split time between the V8 and 2V8 … Captured the Carolina Cup championship with a time of 6:33.2, more than 14 seconds faster than second-place finisher Clemson in the V8 … Transitioned to the 2V8 for the remained of the spring … Helped Duke win its second-consecutive Carolina Cup with 99 overall points and a sweep of all five races … Captured fourth in the morning session at the Clemson Invitational in 6:40.07 … Placed fifth during the morning session of the Clemson Invitational (6:55.27) to give the squad sixth in the B Final (6:14.39) … 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 … Notched a first-place performance against No. 15 Michigan State (6:50.5) and a second-place finish against No. 4 Ohio State (6:39.8) in dual action in Columbus … 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 … In the first heat of the 2V8 prelims, Duke took third in 6:44.1 … Concluded the season in fourth in the Grand Final with a time of 6:37.9 … Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2016-17: Member of Duke’s 2V8 squad for every regatta before transitioning to the V8 for the conference championship … 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 at the Longhorn Invite, clocking a time of 6:31.665 … Placed fifth in the Clemson Invitational A Final with a time of 6:44.582 … The Blue Devils trailed four top-15 teams as they competed against 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) … 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) … Transitioned to the V8 for the final regatta of the season … In the ACC Championship Grand Final, claimed fourth in a loaded race, crossing the line in 6:27.267 … Landed in the Grand Final after claiming second in the morning session’s opening heat with a time of 6:44.743, trailing only Syracuse’s 6:43.756 mark … named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

Duke Swimming and Diving
Won the 200 breaststroke against Old Dominion and William & Mary (11/7) ... Took fifth in the 200 IM A final at the Nike Cup Invitational ... Added a fifth-place finish in the 200 breaststroke after going 2:16.91 in preliminaries for the sixth-fastest mark in program history ... Also finished ninth in the 100 breaststroke at the same meet, with her finals time of 1:02.83 ranking her eighth on Duke's all-time performance list ... A member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

2014-15: Clocked season-best times in the 100 (1:04.99) and 200 breaststroke (2:20.62) and 200 IM (2:06.33) at the Nike Cup Invitational … Duke’s top finisher in the 200 IM at season-ending Carolina College Invitational. 

Prior to Duke: World Championships Trials and Summer and Winter Junior Nationals qualifier … Captured state title in 400 IM as freshman ... State highpoint winner … Finished third in 200 breaststroke at sectionals meet as a rookie … Placed sixth in 200 breaststroke and seventh in 100 breaststroke at Junior Nationals her junior year … 100 breaststroke and 200 IM sectionals finalist as a senior … Three-time Academic All-American … NCFCA Speech and Debate Regional finalist.

Personal: Born Abby Lenore Artmann on March 19, 1996 in Nashville, Tenn. … Daughter of Scott and Sandy Artmann … Has three brothers, Hunter, Josh and Sam … Brother, Hunter, currently swims at Texas A&M University.

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