ODU Women's Rowing BIO
Kennedy Stafford
Player Profile:
Kennedy Stafford 1750632
Position: Rower
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Northfield, N.J.
High School: Mainland Regional

2015-2016: A staple in the ODU 1V8 lineup ... Helped the 1V8 place sixth at the Big 12 Championship in Oak Ridge, Tennessee ... A member of the 1V8 that swept West Virginia and Georgetown at the UNC Invite, which earned the 1V8 Big 12 Boat of the Week honors ... Marked the first team an ODU boat was named Big 12 Boat of the Week ... Helped the 1V8 to a fourth-place finish at the prestigious San Diego Crew Classic ... Opened the fall season with the 1V8, helping the boat earn a 10th-place finish out of 38 boats at the Head of the Charles ... A member of the 1V8 that secured a pair of top-seven finishes at the Head of the Hooch ... Also competed with the 1V8 at the Knecht Cup and SIRA Regatta, where the boat earned the silver medal ... An Academic All-Big 12 selection ... Named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... Received the CRCA Scholar-Athlete Award.

2014-15: Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association National Scholar Athlete … Big 12 All-Academic First Team … Coxswain for the ODU “D” boat that finished 12th in 17:15.12 … Was a part of the Second Varsity 8 in the spring that placed sixth at the San Diego Crew Classic (7:22.99) … Part of the 2V8 that placed eighth in the Petite Final of the Big 12 Championships.

2013-14: Member of the Varsity 8 squad that was named the Conference USA Boat of the Week on April 6 ... The Varsity 8 went 2-0 on the first day of the Knecht Cup and finished with a bronze medal in the Grand Final ... The crew finished the course in 6:50.75, while beating Boston College, Tulsa, Drexel and other schools to finish third overall ... Stroke of the Varsity 8 that came in third at the UCF Invite and third at the Knecht Cup where the team earned a bronze medal ... At 5 in the Varsity 8, helped the team place fifth in the Open Heavy Championship Eights at the Head of the Schuylkill where the team took home the Commodore Cup.

PREP: Attended Mainland Regional High School ... Was a member of the crew team for all four years under coaches Jeff Garbutt and Chris Konicki ... Team captured a city, county, and state championship in 2012 and finished second at the Stotesbury Cup ... Earned first place at the Navy Day Regatta and the Atlantic County Championships in 2011 ... Won first place at the Garden State, Atlantic County, and Philadelphia City Championships in 2010 ... Also played basketball in 2009.

PERSONAL: Born on September 22,1995 ... Daughter of Tim and Cindy Stafford ... Plans to major in Biology.

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