ODU Women's Rowing BIO
Lauren Wright
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Lauren Wright 1372579
Position: Rower
Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Atlantic City, N.J.
High School: Egg Harbor Township

2015-2016: An integral member of the ODU 1V4 ... Helped the 1V4 to a sixth-place finish at the Big 12 Championship in Oak Ridge, Tennessee ... A member of the 1V4 that won gold at the SIRA Regatta in the regular season finale ... Competed with the 1V4 at the Knecht Cup and the Occoquan Sprints, where the boat notched a fourth-place finish in the grand final ... Helped the 1V4 earn a victory over West Virginia at the UNC Invite ... Competed with the 2V8 at the Head of the Hooch during the fall, helping the boat to a pair of top-10 finishes ... An Academic All-Big 12 selection for the second consecutive season ... Named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll  ... Received the CRCA Scholar-Athlete Award.

2014-15: Conference USA Spirit of Service award winner … Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association National Scholar Athlete … Big 12 All-Academic First Team … Competed with the Third Varsity 8 in the fall, finishing 1-1 against UNC at the Tail of the Lafayette and helped the boat to an eighth place finish in the Women’s Championship Club Eights division in a time of 15:42.03 at the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta … Completed the fall season with the 3V8 that placed 24th at the prestigious Rivanna Romp (15:59.8) hosted by the University of Virginia … Was a part of the Second Varsity 8 in the spring that placed sixth at the San Diego Crew Classic (7:22.99), fourth at the Knecht Cup in the Third Level Final (7:11.91) and second place in the Petite Final at the 2015 Big 12 Rowing Championships (7:26.97).

In the fall, helped the Frosh/Novice Eight secure a first place finish out of 29 teams at the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta... Contributed to the Frosh/Novice Eight's first place finish out of 50 boats at the Head of the Hooch as well... In the spring, helped the Frosh/Novice Four to a fifth place finish in the Grand Final of the Knecht Cup... Helped the Open Four claim second place in the Petite Final of the C-USA Championship...Was named to the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll ... Conference USA Spirit of Service award winner.

PREP: Three-year member of the Egg Harbor Township rowing team coached by Dan Welsh ... Was the stroke of the novice 8 and freshman quad in 2009 ... In 2010 she rowed at the bow position of the JV4 and placed first at counties ... In 2011 she rowed at the stroke of the JV double and bow of the varsity 4 placing second at counties with the varsity quad, second at states with the varsity 4, and fifth at the SRAA Nationals with the JV double ... National Honor Society and Varsity Scholar member.

PERSONAL: Majoring in Recreational Studies.

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