Duke Rowing BIO
2008-09: Rowed with the open four that captured second place in the Petite Final at the South/Central Regionals...helped Duke's varsity eight to a fifth-place finish at the ACC Championships...rowed in the varsity eight that beat Georgetown and George Washington.
Fall 2008: Paired with Laurel Sisler to take second in the varsity pair at the Rivanna Romp, missing first place by just two seconds...doubled up at the Rivanna Romp and rowed in the varsity eight, helping the boat take seventh place...competed in two races at the Head of the Hooch...rowed on Duke’s Championship Eight boat that finished seventh at the Head of the Hooch...also led the Championship Four to an 11th-place finish.
2007-08: Named All-ACC as a freshman...rowed Duke’s top boat to a third-place finish at the ACC Championship.
Fall 2007: Paired with Emily Rothfield to take third place in the 2X in her first collegiate event, the Head of the Oklahoma... Rowed on the second collegiate 8+ boat that finished 11th at the Head of the Oklahoma.
Prep: A two-year letterwinner at Kamiak High School ... competed with the 2007 USRowing Junior National Team ... clinched a fifth-place finish with the varsity eight at the Junior Nationals in 2007 ... took sixth place in the junior pair at the Grand Final of the 2007 World Rowing Junior Championships in Beijing in August, 2007 ... rowed at the Women’s National Development Camp in 2006 ... led Kamiak’s top eight to first place finishes at the Head of the George and the Brentwood Regatta as a senior ... won the women’s pair at the Camden, N.J. club nationals in 2007 ... led Kamiak’s 8+ to first place finishes at the Northwest Regionals and the Opening Day Regatta in 2006 ... also helped the four to a first place finish at the Club Nationals in the same season.
Personal: Born Alexandra Julia Japhet on December 13, 1989 in Chicago, Ill. ... the daughter of Dan and Julie Japhet ... has two brothers, Chris and Matthew.