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Madison

Brown

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Height: 5'11"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Sarasota, Fla.
High School: Pine View School for the Gifted

Bio

2017-18: Started the 2018 campaign with the 2V4 … 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 competition at the Clemson Invitational with the V4, placed third in 7:16.32, trailing only No. 17 Indiana and No. 12 Wisconsin … Secured a second-place finish in 7:18.12 to kick off the final day of racing to qualify for the A Final where they finished in sixth (7:14.31) … 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 … Transitioned to the 2V8 for the final two regattas … 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: Was a member of the V4, 2V4 and 3V8 boats as a freshman … the V4 started the year with nearly an 11-second victory at the Carolina Cup with a time of 7:27.1 … Helped Duke win the Carolina Cup with 99 overall points and a sweep of all five races … as a member of the 2V4, won the A Final at the Longhorn Invite with a time of 7:19.749, defeating Texas (7:21.428), Notre Dame (7:23.312) and Iowa (7:34.261) … Earned a trip to the A Final with a second-place morning race (7:15.973) … Tabbed ACC Crew of the Week following Longhorn Invite performance … transitioned to the 3V8 for the next two regattas … 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 … rounded out the season with the 2V4 … Turned in a title performance at the Dale England Cup, finishing more than five seconds ahead of the field with a time of 8:01.3 to top Notre Dame (8:06.73), San Diego (8:11.36) and Indiana (8:19.13) … Checked in fourth in the ACC Championship Grand Final with a time of 7:21.276, behind Virginia (7:07.564), Syracuse (7:11.707) and Louisville (7:16.440) … Earned its trip to the Grand Final by winning heat one during the morning session with a time of 7:31.983.

Prior to Duke: Rowed for the Sarasota Crew for the last four years, the final two as a member of the V8 …  received four letters for head coach Casey Galvanek and had the top 2K erg score on the team for the past two seasons … earned four silver medals, two golds and one bronze at the Florida Scholastic Rowing Association state championship … at last summer's USRowing Club Nationals, helped her U19 4x to a Grand Final appearance, earning fifth place … claimed the gold in the V8+ at the 2015 USRowing Southeast Youth Championship ... a National merit Scholarship finalist as a senior ... a three-year member of the National Honor Society ... received superior ratings from the Music Performance Assessment as a freshman, sophomore and junior ... co-founder and president of the school's Nutrition Club ... volunteered for more than 200 hours at the local humane society.

Personal: Born December 18, 1997 … daughter of Jo-Ann and Jeffrey Brown … has two younger brothers, Logan and Chance, and two younger sisters, Jordan and Faith.

 

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