Abbie Wade
Abbie Wade

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Canal Winchester, Ohio

High School:
Bishop Hartley


04/20/2013

No. 18 Rowing Earns Varsity Eight Win on Day One at Clemson

Cardinals add three runner-up finishes during opening day of two-day event

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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