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Chrissie Monaghan
Chrissie  Monaghan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Benicia, Calif.

High School:
Benicia

Last College:
Boston College

10/20/2013

Virginia Claims Top Collegiate Spot at Head of the Charles

The Cavaliers' Varsity Eight finishes as the top collegiate boat for third consecutive year

At Virginia: CRCA National Scholar-Athlete ... finished first with the varsity 8+ boat at the 2006 ACC Championships ... gold medalist with the second varsity 8+ crew at the 2005 NCAA Championships ... member of the second varsity 8+ boat that won the 2005 ACC Championship in that event and was named ACC Crew of the Year ... gold medalist with the second varsity 8+ crew that finished first at the 2005 South/Central Regionals.

College: Rowed for the Boston College women's crew team ... involved in the Mentoring Leaders Program.

High School: Member of the swimming and volleyball teams ... four-year swimming MVP ... freshmen and senior volleyball team captain ... Golden State Scholar ... Principal's Scholar ... Youth and Government.

Personal: Born on October 4, 1984 in Merrillvile, IN ... daughter of Larry and Kathy Monaghan ... father played football at St. Norbert's College ... has two younger sisters, Colleen and Catherine ... works at REI outdoor store ... enjoys rock climbing, mountaineering, backpacking, and snowboarding.

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