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Kelly O'Conor
Kelly O'Conor


Potomac, Md.

High School:
Georgetown Visitation Prep



Rowing Opens Day One of Head of the Hooch with Two Top Five Finishes

Cardinals finish second in second in Championship 4+, fifth in Championship 8+


Rowing Finishes 26th in Championship Eight at Head of the Charles

Cardinals will close fall schedule on Nov. 5-6 at Head of the Hooch in Chattanooga, Tenn.


Rowing Set for Head of the Charles Regatta on Sunday

Cardinals will compete in the championship eight, the premiere race at the event, at 3 p.m., ET

2010-11: Academic honors include Dean's List, AD Honor Roll and Red & Black Scholar ... Rowed the full spring season in the Cards' second varsity eight boat ... Crew earned a win over Kansas State and was second at the BIG EAST Championship ... Also had wins over Boston University, Northeastern and Syracuse.

Prior to UofL: Rowed for Thompson's Boat Center for three years ... Named to the Washington Post All-Metropolitan First Team in 2010 ... Won most improved award for Georgetown Visitation rowing in 2008-09 ... Also played soccer for three years, basketball for two years, and served as basketball manager two years.

Personal: Born on Jan. 6, 1992, in Stamford, Conn. ... Daughter of Wendy and William O'Conor ... Has three sisters, Libby, Megan and Annie ... Majoring in marketing at U of L ... Post-college ambition is to work in advertising or PR ... Hobbies and outside interests include telling jokes, tweeting, and just being cool ... Chose the University of Louisville because of the supportive atmosphere and strong athletics ... Believes best things about city of Louisville are all the unique opportunities ... Best thing about U of L rowing is the team bonding moments ... Favorite class is macroeconomics ... Plans to get an MBA after graduation ... Says best race was the 2010 US Rowing Club Nationals Pair (2-) heat because she had a lot of fun and she won ... Wants to tell incoming teammates, in the words of Ricky Bobby, "If you're not first, you're last."

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