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Duke Rowing BIO
Alex Stonehill
Player Profile:
Alex Stonehill 941512
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Norwalk, Conn.
High School: Brien McMahon

2015-16: Finished career with a breakout campaign, earning Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) Pocock Second Team All-America, CRCA First Team All-Region and First Team All-ACC accolades … became the 12th All-America selection in Duke history and paired with Katie Dukovich to mark the second time the program had a pair of All-America honorees … took over a primary role within the V8 for entire senior year … opened the spring with the race-winning V8 at the Carolina Cup as the boat finished in 6:29.8 for the eighth-fastest time in program history … rowed with the V8 again at the Pac-12 Challenge, helping the boat to a pair of second-place finishes with times of 6:36.7 and 7:04.5 against UCLA and Stanford … at the Virginia Dual, V8 took second in 7:19.2 … helped the Blue Devils tie for first overall with No. 14 Indiana and No. 17 Notre Dame at the Dale England Cup as the V8 placed third in two races, clocking times of 6:53.1 and 6:44.9 … ended the regular season at No. 9 Princeton as the boat took second in 7:03.3 … a member of the V8 for the ACC Championship as the boat placed second in a year-best 6:20.444 mark in helping Duke to a second-place overall finish, its best at the event since 2006 … V8 entered the event as the No. 5 seed and outrowed the competition to come in second, with a photo finish ahead of Syracuse … during the program’s first NCAA Championships appearance, with the V8 that placed 18th overall, finishing the C Final in 6:31.650 … crew also placed second in the C/D Semifinals (6:32.862) … in the fall, rowed with the V8 and 2V4 at the Princeton Chase and Rivanna Romp … placed 17th at the Chase with the V8 in 15:31.203 and third at the Romp in 13:21.9 … with the 2V4, came in ninth at the Chase (18:01.036) and ninth at the Romp (15:25.4) ... member of the All-ACC Academic Team.

2015: Became a member of the 2V8 and held her spot throughout the season … started the campaign against Clemson and Boston University and helped the crew place fourth in both races with times of 6:56.82 and 7:02.70 … helped 2V8 advance to the Jackie Ann Stitt Hungness Grand Final at the San Diego Crew Classic by placing third in the preliminary heat in 8:06.96 … group finished sixth in the grand final … in three races at the Clemson Invitational against seven ranked squads, helped the 2V8 place second to Louisville (6:54.3), fifth (6:49.8) and fourth (6:48.0) … part of one of Duke’s two boats to race in the ACC Championship Grand Final as a member of the 2V8, which got there by taking third in its preliminary heat with a time of 6:33.9 … group placed sixth (6:44.9) in the Grand Final.

2013-14: Named to the All-ACC Academic Team … helped V8 to a first-place finish at the season-opening Cardinal Invitational with a time of 6:39.40 … took the V8 crew to second place against Clemson, Iowa, Buffalo, Kansas and Purdue, finishing behind only Clemson with a time of 6:49.03 … member of the V8 at the Oregon State Classic, helping the boat to finish in 6:37.53 and 6:38.96 … joined the V8 at the UVA Invite as the boat finished in 6:52.9 during the first session and 6:46.4 in the second session … 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.

2012-13: An ACC Academic Honor Roll selection...powered the boat to a second-place finish at the ACC Championships, topping Clemson and finishing behind only ACC Champion Virginia...helped the V8 to finishes of second and fourth place at the Clemson Invitational, including a second-place time of 6:25.1 that was the fourth fastest in school history...rowed with the V8 that advanced to the Grand Final of the Jessop-Whittier Cup...earned ACC Crew of the Week honors with the V8 following the Jessop-Whittier Cup...sat two-seat in the V8 that defeated Clemson in the season-opening regatta at the Cardinal Invitational, rowed with the V8 that took second place in two races behind Notre Dame and Virginia...rowed with the V8 that defeated Michigan State at the UVa Invitational.

High School: Two-year letterwinner at Brien McMahon High School...won gold in the junior women's pair at the Youth National Championships in 2012...competed in the Head of the Charles regatta in 2010 and 2011...won silver in the junior four and pair at the Independence Day Regatta in 2012.

Personal: Born Alexandra Caroline Stonehill on December 14, 1994 in Stamford, Conn....daughter of David and Elisabeth Stonehill...has two sisters, Katherine and Sarah.

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