Duke Rowing BIO
2013-14: A key member of the 2V8 that placed third (6:59.90) against Clemson, Iowa, Kansas, Buffalo and Purdue, finishing only behind the Tigers and Hawkeyes … a member of the 2V8 that downed No. 20 Oregon State’s crew at the Oregon State Classic with a time of 6:41.8 … a member of the V8 that came in second place at the UVA Invite (6:52.9 and 6:46.4) … at the ACC Championship Grand Finale, member of the V8 that placed fifth with a season-best time of 6:37.5.
Fall 2013: Rowed with the V8 that placed 13th out of 52 entries at the Princeton Chase.
High School: Three-year letterwinner at The Lady Eleanor Holles School...captained the team as a senior...earned team MVP honors in 2012 and 2013, received the Nigel Noble Trophy of Excellence three times in 2011, 2012 and 2013...as a senior, claimed three gold medals at the La Coupe de la Jeunesse as a representative of Great Britain’s junior team in the quad and eight...honored with the Prize for Excellence in Sports in 2013...guided her eight to a bronze finish at the National Schools Regatta in the junior division...won silver in the junior women’s pair at nationals...as a junior, powered her eight to the Head of the River championship in the junior women’s division for the second straight year...also claimed silver medals in the women’s eight and women’s quad at National Schools and in the junior women’s pair at La Coupe de la Jeunesse...as a sophomore, helped her eight win the Head of the River Championship in the junior women’s division while also setting an event record for that race...also won silver medals in the junior women’s quad at the Junior World Rowing Championships and in the junior 18 eight and junior 16 four...lettered in swimming.
Personal: Born Elizabeth Francesca Marion Horne on April 14, 1995 in London...daughter of Ed and Dale Horne...father, Ed, played varsity rugby at the University of Oxford.