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Talia Imam
Talia Imam


Louisville, Ky.

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2011-12: Spent the season in the novice eight boat and the second novice eight boat...While in the N8 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 to UofL: Played tennis for four years, soccer for three and volleyball for one at Seneca High School ... National Honors Society graduate with distinguished portfolio.

Personal: Born on July 17, 1991, in Long Island, N.Y. ... Daughter of Khaled and Cynthia Imam ... Has five siblings, Mohammed, Tanya, Yasmeen, Riyad, and Samia ... Majoring in anthropology ... Post-college ambition is to join the Peace Corps and eventually work for the United Nations ... Hobbies and outside interests include reading, traveling and playing ukulele ... Chose the University of Louisville because it was her hometown university so she always wanted to be a part of it ... Says the best thing about the city of Louisville is all the fun annual events like Derby, Thunder Over Louisville, St. James Art Fair and others ... Believes the best thing about U of L rowing is how excited everyone is about the sport and the future prospects ... Favorite class is linguistics ... After graduation, she plans to join the Peace Corps ... Says her best race was SIRA's ...If she could tell her incoming teammates one thing, it would be don't ever doubt yourself and always have confidence.

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