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Six Rowers Named To All-ACC Academic Team
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Release: 07/01/2014
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DURHAM, N.C. – Six members of the Duke rowing team were selected to the 2014 All-ACC Academic Rowing Team, the Atlantic Coast Conference announced Tuesday.

Representing Duke on the squad were seniors Grace Cassidy and Caroline Kiritsy, juniors Sophia Staal, Claire Vannelli and Caroline Williams and sophomore Alex Stonehill. Cassidy and Vannelli are repeat selections to the team, while the remaining four earned the award for the first time in their respective careers. Duke has now placed at least five rowers on the team in six consecutive seasons.

Kiritsy was the coxswain of Duke’s varsity eight, which also included Cassidy, Stonehill, Vannelli and Williams. That group reached the Grand Final at the 2014 ACC Championships and finished fifth in the final race. Staal, meanwhile, rowed with Duke’s second varsity eight in 2014.

Cassidy and Williams were both selected to the All-ACC squad in 2014 and give Duke dual All-ACC and All-ACC Academic choices in six straight seasons.

2014 All-ACC Academic Rowing Team

Name Cl. Academic Major School Hometown
Stephanie Allen Jr. Wildlife Biology Clemson Orlando, Fla.
Sarah Aschebrock So. Criminology Miami North Shore, N.Z.
Erin Boxberger Jr. Design Notre Dame Overland Park, Kan.
Molly Bruggerman Sr. Anthropology Notre Dame Dayton, Ohio
Ellen Burr Jr. International Studies Boston College Cazenovia, N.Y.
Grace Cassidy Sr. Religion Duke New Fairfield, Conn.
Alycia Da’Loia-Moore Sr. Clinical Social Work Boston College Bronx, N.Y.
Allie Davis Sr. Political Science North Carolina Dublin, Ohio
Christina Dines Sr. American Studies Notre Dame Buffalo, N.Y.
Rose Doefler Jr. Chemical Engineering Notre Dame Pittsburgh, Pa.
Constanze Duell Jr. Kinesiology Virginia Oberschleissheim, Ger.
Samantha Duggan Jr. Architecture Clemson Christchurch, N.Z.
Laura D’Urso Sr. Sociology Clemson Dunross, Culdaff, Ireland
Erin Ferguson So. Biology Clemson Rock Hill, S.C.
Chelsea Frawley Jr. Communication & Rhet. Syracuse Melbourne, Australia
Courtney Gaberino Sr. Mechanical Engineering Notre Dame Pewaukee, Wis.
Julie Gilbert So. Microbiology Clemson Fenton, Mich.
Caroline Habjan Jr. Biotechnology Syracuse New Milford, Conn.
Georgia Hamilton Jr. International Relations Syracuse Missassauga, Ontario 
Meghan Hamilton Jr. Exercise Physiology Miami Davie, Fla.
Breanna Hayton Sr. Aerospace Engineering Miami Victoria, B.C., Canada
Brandy Herald Sr. Psychology Virginia Portland, Ore.
Sarah Kappers So. Science Preprofessional Notre Dame Cincinnati, Ohio
Caroline Kiritsy Sr. Mechanical Engineering Duke West Roxbury, Mass.
Anna Kottkamp Jr. Environmental Science Notre Dame Wenatchee, Wis.
Rebecca Kretzer So. Mechanical Engineering Clemson Richmond, Va.
Giulia Longatti Jr. Political Science Clemson Como, Italy
Caitlin Lowe So. Exercise Physiology Miami Alexandria, N.Z.
Margaret McCrudden Sr. Nutrition Syracuse Ridgewood, N.J.
Kaitlyn McCullough Sr. Commerce Virginia Campbell, Calif.
Kelly McElduff Jr. Nursing Boston College Duxbury, Mass.
Sarah McGovern Sr. Psychology Virginia Bala Cynwyd, Pa.
Alicia McKean Jr. Applied Psychology Boston College Athol, Mass.
Catherine Multari Sr. Kinesiology Virginia Halifax, Nova Scotia
Joanna Mulvey So. Mechanical Engineering Notre Dame Staatsburg, N.Y.
Elle Murray Sr. Foreign Affairs Virginia Tampa, Fla.
Emily Mutschler So. Parks, Rec. & Tourism Clemson Huntingtown, Md.
Sarah Priest Jr. Exercise & Sport Science North Carolina Chapel Hill, N.C.
Georgia Ratcliffe Fr. Undeclared Virginia Falls Church, Va.
Teresa Rubinger Sr. History Notre Dame Arlington, Va.
Maria Santoyo Sr. Global Studies North Carolina Raleigh, N.C.
Anna Skochdopole So. Biological Sciences Clemson Indianapolis, Ind.
Katie Skorcz So. Accountancy Notre Dame Round Lake, Ill.
Rebecca Soja Sr. Architecture Syracuse Simsbury, Conn.
Sophia Staal Jr. Political Science Duke Nairobi, Kenya
Alex Stonehill So. Evolutionary Anthropology Duke Norwalk, Conn.
Alex Techar So. International Economics Notre Dame Toronto, Ont., Can.
Claire Vannelli Jr. Biomedical Engineering Duke London, Ont., Canada
Kaitlyn Votta Jr. Biology Boston College Wallingford, Pa.
Paula Wesselman So. Industrial Engineering Clemson Flensburg, Germany
Caroline Williams Jr. Civil & Environmental Eng. Duke Raleigh, N.C.
Miranda Williams Sr. Psychology & Gender Stud. Syracuse Newtown, Australia
Allison Whitty So.. Exercise Physiology Miami St. Catharines, Ont., Can.