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Amelia Buhts
Amelia Buhts


Prospect, Ky.

High School:
South Oldham


2003-04: Rowed in the four-seat of the Varsity 8+ boat that earned a third-place finish in the `C' Final at the Lexus Central Region Sprints ... Competed in the four-seat of the Varsity 8+ boat that earned a second-place finish at the prestigious Hed of the Charles Regatta ... Also rowed in the six-seat of the Varsity 8+ boat at the San Diego Crew Classic, the Head of the Licking Regatta as well as well as several head-to-head meets ... CRCA Scholar Athlete ... Red & Black Scholar.

2002-03: Joined team in the spring ... Rowed in the six-seat for the Cards' First Novice 8+ crew ... Guided squad to wins over Tennessee and Murray State ... Named to Athletic Director's Honor Roll and Dean's List in the spring.

2000-02: Member of Cardinal women's soccer team ... Redshirted in 2000 and missed 2001 and most of 2002 due to injuries ... Named to Conference USA Commissioner's and AD Honor Rolls during that time.

Prior to UofL: Lettered four years in soccer as a defender and two years in track at South Oldham HS ... Set school records in both 100m and 400m dashes ... Led soccer team to three state championships during prep career ... Earned all-region and all-state honorable mention honors as a senior.

Personal: Born Amelia Jane Buhts on August 14, 1982 in Volusia, Fla. ... Daughter of Bob and Carole Buhts ... Majoring in liberal studies and minoring in chemistry ... Post-college ambition is to be a doctor of osteopathic medicine in the mission field ... Hobbies and outside interests include biking, running, reading and Jesus! ... Chose U of L because it was close to home, a good school and good athletics ... Thinks the best thing about the city of Louisville is the the Kentucky Derby ... Says the best the thing about U of L rowing are the women she gets to call her family! ... Favorite class is `Abnormal Psychology' ... After graduation, she plans to attend Osteopathic Medical School ... Lists the 2004 Lexus Central Region Sprints as her best race.

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