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Sarah Fiske
Sarah Fiske

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Barrington, R.I.

High School:
St. Andrews

Experience:
3L


2009-10: Named to AD Honor Roll and BIG EAST All-Academic Team ... Spent the entire racing season in Louisville's varsity eight boat ... Rowed in Cards' wins over Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas in Longhorn Invitational, as well as a third-place finish in the B division at the Lake Natoma Invitational, a second-place finish at the BIG EAST Championships and a second-place finish in the V8+ Petite Final in the NCAA South/Central Regionals ... Also rowed in wins against Alabama, Wisconsin and Minnesota.

2008-09: Spent most of the spring racing season in Louisville's top 20 ranked varsity eight boat, including the win at the BIG EAST Championship for the program's first-ever conference title in the V8+ event ... Was part of the Cards' V8+ win over then-No. 9 Wisconsin on April 12 in Belleville, Mich., as well as the crew's first-place finish at the SIRA Championships, second-place finish in the petite final at the NCAA Regionals, second-place finishes at the Head of the Hooch and the Dale England Cup and a 16th-place finish at the Head of the Charles ... Opened the spring in the Cards' second varsity eight boat's wins over Duke and Buffalo.

2007-08: Athletic Director's Honor Roll ... Spent her first season in Louisville in the second varsity eight boat ... Led the Cards' 2V8+ boat to a win over Michigan, as well as second overall at the BIG EAST Championships and fourth in the petite final at the NCAA Regional ... Was in the 2V8+ boat that earned a win in the petite final at the San Diego Crew Classic ... Also rowed against Michigan State, Tennessee and Indiana.

Prior to UofL: Rowed for three years for the Narragansett Boat Club under the direction of coaches Peter Wilhelm and Albin Moser ... Also rowed for St. Andrew's High School ... Earned second-place finish at the Head of the Charles in the Youth 2x ... Finished first overall in the 2x race at the Junior Nationals ... Finished fourth in the 1x at the Canadian Henley ... Earned third in the Junior 4x, fourth in the Junior 1x and fifth in the Junior 2x at the Canadian Henley.

Personal: Born Sarah Alene Fiske on June 8, 1989, in Providence, R.I. ... Daughter of Cindy and Jerry Fiske ... Has two siblings, Aaron and Noah ... Majoring in math at U of L ... Post-college ambition is to travel, coach rowing and attend graduate school ... Hobbies and outside interests include her church, family and friends, biking, hiking and being outdoors ... Chose the University of Louisville because of the people ... Says the best thing about the city of Louisville is the Ohio River ... Believes the best thing about U of L rowing is her teammates ... Favorite class is swimming ... After graduation, she plans to live abroad for a year ... Says her best race was the Head of the Fish in 2005 in the HS 2x, her first race ... If she could tell her new teammates one thing, it would be to get excited and make some fast boats!

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