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Amelia Motsch
Amelia Motsch


Erie, Pa.

High School:
NW Pennsylvania Collegiate Academy



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


Rowing Wins Open 8+ at Head of the Hooch Regatta

Cardinals also earn runner-up finish in Open 2- event in Chattanooga


Louisville Lands 246 Student-Athletes on BIG EAST All-Academic Team

Louisville student-athletes achieving the feat represent 20 teams.


Cardinals Finish Third at BIG EAST Rowing Championship

Ellen Fawcett, Erin Bennett and Morgan Dunham earn All-BIG EAST honors for Louisville


Rowing Prepares for Sunday's Indiana Invitational

Cardinals will compete against Indiana, Notre Dame and Purdue in Indianapolis

2011-12: Spent her season as the coxswain in the novice eight boat, the second varsity four boat and the varsity four boat ... The V4 boat placed second against Virginia while defeating Jacksonville ... While in the novice eight boat, her crew finished third to Alabama and Kansas ... While in the 2V4 boat, crew earned a win at the SIRA Championship and finished second at the BIG EAST Championship.

2010-11: Named to AD Honor Roll ... Was runner up in the novice eight boat versus Wisconsin ... Rowed to a Cards' win in the novice four boat versus #16 Tennessee ... Earned a first-place finish versus Boston University at the Charles River Challenge in the third varsity four boat ... Earned a second-place finish at the BIG EAST Championships in the third varsity eight boat ... Also finished sixth at the Oak Ridge Invitational in the second varsity four boat.

Prior to UofL: Went to Northwest Pennsylvania Collegiate Academy ... Earned four letters in rowing... Lettered for four years in cross country at Northwest Pennsylvania, as well as serving as the team's captain in her senior year of high school ... Was a member of the track team for four years and also served as the team's captain.

Personal: Born on Oct. 1, 1989, in Erie, Pa. ... Daughter of Susan Motsch ... Majoring in nursing at U of L ... Post-college ambition to be a nurse, row, and sleep ... Hobbies and interests include sleep ... Says she chose the University of Louisville because she loves rowing ... Says the best thing about the city of Louisville is everything ... Says the best thing about U of L rowing is her teammates ... Favorite class is microbiology ... Says her best race was a first-place finish in Boston, with terrible water.

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