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Olivia

Hunt

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Height: 5'8"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Lake Forest, Ill.
High School: Lake Forest

Bio

2017-18: Started the year with the 2V8 … 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 … Moved to the V8 … 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 … In the morning session of the Clemson Invitational, posted a third-place finish (6:42.07), trailing only No. 4 Ohio State and No. 15 Washington State to qualify for the A Final … Notched a first-place performance against No. 15 Michigan State and a second-place finish against No. 4 Ohio State as the Blue Devils clocked in at 6:36.5 and 6:31.75, respectively … 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 V8 prelims, Duke took second in 6:34.1, trailing only top-seeded Virginia (6:24.5) … Concluded the season with a fourth-place finish in the Grand Final with a time of 6:26.4.

Prior to Duke: Member of the Chicago Rowing Foundation (CRF) under the direction of Mike Wallin … two-time Midwest Junior Rowing champion second-place finisher … participated in a pair of Youth National Championship regattas … led her Crystal Lake Rowing Club to a second-place performance at the Chicago Indoor Rowing Championships and took second at the Tyro Cup as a freshman … as a sophomore, the club finished sixth at youth nationals before lifting one spot to fifth during her junior campaign … competed twice at the Head of the Hooch with the 8+, finishing fifth in 2015 and 2016 … holds the team’s 2K and 4K records.

Personal: Born February 8, 1999 … daughter of Veronica and Andrew Hunt … has one brother, Ethan, and two sisters, Genevieve and Julianna.

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