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Blythe Magnuson
Blythe Magnuson

Louisville, Ky.

High School:

2012-13: Started collegiate rowing career as a member of the Cardinals' novice program and was promoted to varsity level following the season.

Prior to UofL: Played softball for two years at DuPont Manual High School ... Earned offensive and defensive excellence awards in softball ... graduated with academic honors and was a leader of the FCA ... Has also played violin since age 3.

Personal: Born Dec. 2, 1993, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada ... Daughter of David and Julie Magnuson ... Has two siblings, Sam and Trystan, both of which are University of Louisville graduates ... Majoring in communication art & design ... Post-college ambition is to be a graphic designer ... Hobbies and outside interests include anything artsy ... Chose the University of Louisville because it's her hometown and had the major she desired ... Says the best thing about the city of Louisville is friends and family and it is beautiful ... Believes the best thing about U of L rowing is having a close group of friends all aiming for the same goal ... After graduation, she plans to become a graphic designer ... If she could tell her incoming teammates one thing, it would be to don't let your head stop what your body knows it can do ... Favorite classes are art/design classes.

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