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Maleena Hackbarth
Maleena Hackbarth


Louisville, Ky.

High School:
Mercy Academy


Athletic Director's Honor Roll Names 494

Cards set a record in classsroom achievement


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Cardinals add three runner-up finishes during opening day of two-day event

2013-14: Rowed in the third varsity four boat while winning the event title at the American Conference Championship in West Windsor, N.J...Was also in the third varsity four at the Clemson Invite.

2012-13: Member of the third varsity eight crew that earned a third-place finish at the Big East Championship in West Windsor, N.J. ... Also rowed on the third varsity four crew that earned a pair of wins over Indiana at the Clemson Invitational.

2011-12: While spending the year rowing in the novice eight boat, she helped crew earn a win over Dayton while finishing second to Duke ... Crew finished second in the "B" final at the SIRA Championship ... Was in Cards' 3V8 boat that finished fourth at the BIG EAST Championship.

Prior of UofL: Participated in gymnastics for seven years before running track for four years and cross country for two at Mercy Academy ... Won numerous first-place honors in youth gymnastics competitions ... Qualified for state championships in multiple running events in high school.

Personal: Born Jan. 19, 1993, in Louisville, Ky. ... Daughter of Derik and Joy Hackbarth ... Has three siblings, Adam, Brady and Owen ... Majoring in exercise science ... Post-college ambition is be a nurse ... Chose the University of Louisville because it is where I grew up and it has a great nursing program ... Says the best thing about the city of Louisville is the Derby, the fair and Thunder over Louisville ... Believes the best thing about U of L rowing is the team atmosphere ... After graduation, she plans to find a job as a nurse and have a family.

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