Duke Rowing BIO
Fall 2013: Coxed the V8 that placed 13th out of 52 entries at the Princeton Chase.
2012-13: Earned a spot on the All-ACC Academic Rowing Team... an ACC Academic Honor Roll selection...coxswain of the varsity eight...powered guided 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...the coxswain of 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...coxed the V8 that beat Clemson twice...at the Cardinal Invitational, oversaw the V8 that took second place in two races behind Notre Dame and Virginia...captained the V8 that defeated Michigan State at the UVa Invitational.
Fall 2012: Pace-setter in the V8 that won the Championship 8 at the Head of the Hooch...coxed the V8 that took 10th out of 55 entries at the Princeton Chase.
2011-12: Member of a Duke varsity eight that won four races in the spring...coxed Duke’s V8 in the ACC Championship, guiding 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...coxed the V8 to a first-place finish in the Grand Final at the Dad Vail Regatta...helped Duke capture the Dale England cup by coxing 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 ... helped the 2V8 clinch third place in the 2011 ACC Championship ... coxed the open eight to second place at the Head of the Potomac ... notched second in the open four at the Head of the Potomac ... paced 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: Four-year letterwinner at Boston Latin School … 2009-10 varsity captain … recipient of 2010 Coaches Award … member of the Community Rowing Inc. in Boston, Mass. … placed fifth at US Rowing Youth Nationals in lightweight 4+ junior year … invited to selection camp for 2010 Junior National Team … member of the National Honor Society … graduated with honors.
Personal: Born Caroline Marie Kiritsy on March 9, 1992, in Boston, Mass. … daughter of Paul and Karleen Kiritsy … has one brother, Andrew, and one sister, Sara … favorite athlete is Mary Whipple.