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Anna Neikirk
Anna Neikirk

Crescent Springs, Ky.

High School:
Villa Madonna Academy


2011-12: Earned Novice Academic Award with a 3.93 GPA ... Spent the season rowing in the varsity four boat as well as the novice eight boat... While in the V4 boat, she helped crew finish second to Duke while defeating Dayton ... V4 crew also had win over Jacksonville ... While rowing in the N8 boat, crew finished second at SIRA Championship ... Was in Cards' 3V8 boat that finished fourth at the BIG EAST Championship.

Prior to UofL: Competed in horseback riding while attending Villa Madonna Academy.

Personal: Born on June 7, 1993 in Cincinnati, Ohio ... Daughter of Mark and Kate Neikirk... Has two sisters, Allison and Sarah ... Majoring in theater arts ... Post-college ambition is to raise tigers with Hannah Ritter in their very own tiger sanctuary ... Hobbies include horseback riding, theater, singing, napping and crafting ... The best thing about Louisville is the support of Cardinal Athletics ... Her favorite thing about the rowing team is the team and Derek Copeland ... Favorite class is acting or French ... After graduation, she plans to travel to Asia to live and adopt tigers ... Says her best race was the SIRA's ... If she could tell her incoming teammates one thing, it would be that this is the best team and couldn't ask for a better group of teammates.

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