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Abbie Wade
Abbie Wade


Canal Winchester, Ohio

High School:
Bishop Hartley


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2013-14: Rowed the Cardinals' second varsity eight crew, which finished second in the C final at the 2014 NCAA Championship as Louisville was 17th overall in its first appearance... Rowed in the Cardinals' title-winning second varsity eight boat as the team won the American Conference Championship... Also competed in Louisville's second varsity eight boat for wins over top 20 teams UCLA (No. 13), Wisconsin (No. 15) and Cornell (No. 16) at the Clemson Invite as well as a win against No. 18 Clemson at the Pac-12 Challenge in California.

2012-13: Started collegiate rowing career as a member of the Cardinals' novice program ... Finished season on the varsity squad ... Rowed in varsity four boat that earned second-place finish at the Big East Championship in West Windsor, N.J., and had wins over Oklahoma, UCF, Indiana, Tennessee, Rhode Island and Minnesota at Clemson Invitational.

Prior to UofL: Earned four letters playing field hockey, two letters for lacrosse and two letters in swimming at Bishop Hartley High School ... Earned membership to the National Honor Society ... Was state runner-up in swimming in 2008.

Personal: Born on Sep. 30, 1993, in Columbus, Ohio ... Daughter of Michelle and Scott Wade ... has one brother Mitch ... Majoring in bioengineering ... Chose the University of Louisville because of Speed School ... Says the best thing about the city of Louisville is everyone being friendly ... Believes the best thing about U of L rowing is the team atmosphere ... If she could tell her incoming teammates one thing, it would be her excitement for the upcoming season.

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