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Savannah

Herbek

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Height: 5'6"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Simsbury, Conn.
High School: Simsbury

Bio

2017-18: Member of the 3V8 … Helped Duke win the Carolina Cup with 99 overall points by winning its race in 7:06.3 to outrace North Carolina by over 10 seconds … Helped Duke win its second-consecutive Carolina Cup with 99 overall points and a sweep of all five races … At the first day of the Clemson Invitational, the squad took third in 6:44.16, trailing only No. 9 Virginia and No. 15 Washington State … Kicked off the second and final day of competition with a fourth-place finish in 6:51.03 … Competed in the A Final and finished seventh (6:47.84) … 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 Columbus, notched two second-place finishes in 7:14.87 and 7:02.15, 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 prelims, secured second in 6:49.3, trailing only top-seeded Virginia … Qualified for the Grand Final and earned a spot on the podium with a third-place finish in 6:43.00 … Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

High School: Member of the high school rowing team under Mark Raymond … was a Connecticut Public Schools Rowing Association (CPSRA) champion during her sophomore and junior years in the 2V8 boat … lettered four years as a defender in ice hockey … two-time state champion and the Southern Connecticut Conference (SCC) Champion her freshman and sophomore year … awarded most improved her sophomore year and was a captain and most valuable player during her senior year … member of the National Honor Society, Tri-M Music Honors Society and Vice President of the Spanish National Honor Society … awarded the 2016 Harvard Book Award and the 2017 Humphrey Scholarship Award.

Personal: Born July 10, 1999 … daughter of Jennifer and Eric Herbek … has one sister, Isabella, and one brother, Noah.

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