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Ellen Fawcett
Ellen Fawcett


St. Catharines, Ont., Canada

High School:
Sir Winston Churchill



No. 18 Rowing Earns Another Varsity Eight Win at Clemson Invite

Cardinals defeat trio of nationally ranked crews in No. 14 Clemson, No. 19 Cornell and No. 20 Duke


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


No. 18 Rowing Earns Four Wins at Tennessee

Cardinals row to varsity eight, second varsity eight, varsity four and novice eight wins over Lady Vols


Rowing Earns Four Race Wins at Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational

Cardinals earn varsity eight, second varsity eight, varsity four and novice eight wins in Oak Ridge


Rowing Set to Open Spring with Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational

Cardinals serve as host school at event held at Melton Hill Lake in Oak Ridge, Tenn.

2011-12: Spent the season as coxswain in the varsity eight boat ... Selected as team's Most Improved Varsity Rower ... Had wins over Duke, Dayton, Alabama, Kansas, and Georgetown ... Placed second behind Virginia, Jacksonville, Michigan, Michigan State and UCLA in spring races ... Was a key contributor to the Cardinals' third-place finish at the BIG EAST Championship.

2010-11: Named to AD Honor Roll ... Spent most of the spring racing season as the coxswain in the Cardinals' second varsity eight boat ... Led the boat to a win over Kansas State and a second-place finish at the BIG EAST Championship ... Also had wins over Boston University, Northeastern and Syracuse.

2009-10: Named to AD Honor Roll ... Spent the entire season in the Cardinals' second varsity eight boat ... Rowed in wins over Kansas and Oklahoma in the Longhorn Invitational, as well as a third-place finish in the B division at the Lake Natoma Invitational, a third-place finish at the BIG EAST Championships and a second-place finish in the C Final of the NCAA South/Central Regionals ... Also rowed in wins over Alabama and Dartmouth.

Prior to UofL: Rowed for coach Jim Finley at Sir Winston Churchill and coach Kathy Boyes with the St. Catharines Rowing Club ... Named Coxie of the Year at Sir Winston Churchill from 2006-08 ... Placed 8th at Head of Hooch in the 2v4... Named to Honor Roll from 2007-09 ... Also competed in cross country from 2007-08 and cheerleading from 2008-09.

Personal: Born on April 27, 1991, in St. Catharine, Ont., Canada ... Daughter of Tim and JoAnna Fawcett ... Has two siblings Sarah and Nathan ... Majoring in sport administration with a minor in women and gender studies ... Hobbies and outside interests include snowboarding ... Chose the University of Louisville because she loved the people and how comfortable she felt at the school ... Believes the best things about the city of Louisville are the multiple different activities and the people ... Says the best things about U of L rowing are the team, the support, the coaches and the competitive atmosphere ... Favorite class is WGST 500 ... Says best race was winning against Dartmouth and against Tennessee in April 2010.

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