2017-18: Member of the 2V8 for the beginning of the spring slate … Helped Duke win the Carolina Cup with 99 overall points by winning its race in 6:45.6, nearly 10 seconds ahead of second-place Clemson … 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 … Transitioned to the V4 … In double dual action against two ranked teams in Columbus, notched a first-place finish over No. 15 Michigan State (7:27.7) and came in second to No. 4 Ohio State (7:23.45) … 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 … Secured the top spot in the second heat of prelims (7:18.00) … Earned a spot on the podium with a second-place finish in the Grand Final in a time of 7:12.86 … Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Prior to Duke: Attended Phillips Exeter Academy under Sally Morris and member of the Thompson Boat Center club … at the club, participated at the 2015 club nationals and earned second place with the U17 8+ crew … 8+ also took second at the 2015 Canadian Henley event … at Exeter Academy, helped guide her team to a pair of New England Interscholastic Rowing Association Championships … program finished fifth during her sophomore campaign and rose to second as a junior … member of the varsity basketball program as a sophomore when the squad captured the New England Elite Eight championship … was a writer for the school newspaper and earned highest honors and high honors for her academic achievements … involved with Support the Troops.
Personal: Born March 25, 1999 … daughter of Monica Perez and Kevin Blake … has one sister, Sierra.