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Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: New Fairfield, Conn.
High School: Phillips Exeter


Fall 2013: Rowed with the V8 that placed 13th out of 52 entries at the Princeton Chase.

2012-13: Named to the CRCA All-South Region second team...earned a spot on the All-ACC Academic Rowing Team... 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...stroked 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...stroked 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 six-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.

Fall 2012: Won gold with Duke’s Championship 8 entry at the Head of the Hooch...powered the V8 to a 10th-place finish out of 55 entries at the Princeton Chase.

2011-12: Rowed with Duke’s V8 in the ACC Championship, helping the boat to a third-place finish behind Virginia and Clemson...member of the V8 crew that won ACC Crew of the Week honors after winning the Knecht Cup...rowed with the V8 that took in the Grand Final at the Dad Vail Regatta...helped Duke capture the Dale England cup by rowing the V8 to a top finish...won the V8 Grand Final at the San Diego Crew Classic.

2010-11: Made the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... rowed with the V8 that took third place at the 2011 ACC Championship ... helped the V8 clinch third place in the Grand Final at the Oak Ridge Invitational recording a season-best time of 6:34.78 ...  rowed with the open eight that took second place at the Head of the Potomac ... helped the open eight to third place at the Head of Genesee ... picked up a second place finish in the novice eight at the Rivanna Romp.

Prep: Varsity athlete at Phillips Exeter Academy in N.H. … competed in varsity swimming four years, varsity crew two, varsity lacrosse two, and varsity indoor track freshman year.

Born Grace Christine Cassidy on December 20, 1991 in Bronxville, N.Y. … daughter of Dan and Beth Cassidy … has two brothers, Max and Patrick.

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