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Duke Rowing BIO
 Sophia Staal

Fall 2013: Rowed with the 3V8 at the Princeton Chase, helping the boat place 31st out of 52 entries.

2012-13: A CRCA Scholar-Athlete...an ACC Academic Honor Roll selection...a member of the V4 that finished second at the ACC Championships behind only Virginia...member of the 2V8 that logged the third-fastest time in school history, doing so at the Clemson Invitational with a time of 6:43.3...rowed in the 2V8 that advanced to the Petite Final of the Jessop-Whittier Cup...helped the 2V8 capture two second-place finishes at the Cardinal Invitational...competed with the varsity four that topped Michigan State at the UVa Invitational.

2011-12: Rowed with the N8 that placed third at the ACC Championship...competed with the N8 that placed second at the Dale England Cup.

Prep: Member of the National Honor Society...chairperson of the Habitat for Humanity.

Personal: Born May 4, 1993 in Nairobi, Kenya...the daughter of Steven and Sarah Staal...has one brother, Dirk, and one sister, Isabelle.

Height: 5'8"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Nairobi, Kenya
High School: International School of Kenya
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