Sophie St. Martin
Cardinals add three runner-up finishes during opening day of two-day event
Cardinals earn varsity eight, second varsity eight, varsity four and novice eight wins in Oak Ridge
Louisville Rowing NCAA Championship | Race Day 3
Louisville Rowing NCAA Championship | Race Day 1 Photo by: Michelle Hutchins | Louisville Athletics
Louisville Rowing NCAA Championship | Practice Day 1
2013-14: Was the coxswain in the Cardinals' second varsity eight boat, which finished second in the C final at the 2014 NCAA Championship as Louisville was 17th overall in its first appearance... Also coxed in the Cardinals' title-winning second varsity eight boat as the team won the American Conference Championship... Was the coxswain in Louisville's second varsity eight boat for wins over top 20 teams UCLA (No. 13), Wisconsin (No. 15) and Cornell (No. 16) at the Clemson Invite.
2012-13: Spent most of the spring as the coxswain for the Cardinals' varsity four crew ... Led boat to runner-up finish at Big East Championship in West Windsor, N.J., and to wins over Oklahoma, UCF, Indiana, Tennessee, Rhode Island and Minnesota at the Clemson Invitational ... Also had additional win at Tennessee as well as victories over West Virginia and Miami at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational.
Prior to UofL: Was a member of the Cincinnati Junior Rowing Club from 2007-12 ... Individual honors included finishing 13th in the WV8 at Nationals in 2009, 13th in WV4 at 2010 Nationals, seventh in WV8 at 2012 Nationals and third in WV8 in 2012 Nationals ... Graduated with 72 medals.
Personal: Born on May 31, 1994 in Cincinnati, Ohio ... Daughter of Tom and Marla St. Martin ... Has an older sister named Chelsey ... Majoring in chemistry ... Post-college ambition is to go to pharmacy school and have a big family ... Hobbies include crocheting, baking, balancing chemical equations and going to church.