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Katie McGrath
Katie McGrath

Great Falls, Va.

High School:


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 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

2012-13: Closed spring as the coxswain for the Cardinals' second varsity four crew which won the title at the Big East Championship in West Windsor, N.J., and earned wins over Oklahoma, Tennessee and Indiana at the Clemson Invitational ... Opened spring as the coxswain for the varsity four boat in wins over Duke and Eastern Michigan at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational.

Prior to UofL: Earned three varsity letters rowing for Langley High School ... Was team captain for two years ... Honored with Coaches Award in 2011, MVP in 2010 and Hillary Josephine Finn Award in 2012.

Personal: Born on Nov. 24, 1993, in Stamford, Conn. ... Daughter of Suzanne and Jack McGrath ... Has two siblings, Jake and Hailey ... Majoring in communications ... Hobbies and outside interests include community service and the healthy media program ... Chose the University of Louisville because it was the right fit for her after her official visits ... Says the best thing about the city of Louisville is the support for all UofL athletes ... Believes the best thing about U of L rowing is the team and coaching ... Favorite class is economics ... After graduation, she plans to find a job or travel around the world ... If she could tell her incoming teammates one thing, it would be to come in open-minded and ready to work hard ... Favorite class is American sign language.

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