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McKenzie Clifford
McKenzie Clifford


Sulphur, Ky.

High School:
Henry County

2013-14: Rowed in the second varsity four boat while winning the event title at the American Conference Championship in West Windsor, N.J... Also rowed in the second varsity four in wins over Stanford and Clemson at the Pac-12 Challenge... Spent much of the spring in the varsity four boat for strong performances at the Clemson Invite as well as races against Ohio State, Michigan, Indiana and Iowa.

2012-13: Started collegiate rowing career as a member of the Cardinals' novice program ... Finished season on the varsity squad ... Member of the third varsity eight crew that earned a third-place finish at the Big East Championship in West Windsor, N.J.

Prior to UofL: Earned four letters in basketball and softball, three letters in golf and one letter in volleyball at Henry County High School.

Personal: Born on July 14, 1994, in Louisville, Ky. ... Daughter of Chris and Paul Clifford ... Has two siblings, Brittney and Bryan ... Majoring in exercise science ... Post-college ambition is to be a health and/or physical education teacher ... Hobbies and outside interests include playing sports, working on the farm, being with friends and family ... Chose the University of Louisville because she loves the campus and location ... Says the best thing about the city of Louisville is that its close enough to home but far enough to be on my own ... After graduation, she plans to teach at her high school and coach basketball ... If she could tell her incoming teammates one thing, it would be to give it everything and go hard at all times.

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