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Emily Ashton
Emily  Ashton

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Albany, N.Y.

High School:
Albany Academies

Height:
6-0


2017-18
• Member of the Varsity Eight that placed seventh at the NCAA Championships
• Part of the Varsity Eight that won the ACC championship

Background

• Rowed for Albany Rowing Center under head coach Mike MacMinn from 2012-16
• Member of the 2015 U.S. Junior National World Development Team in 2015
• Participated in the 2015 U.S. Junior Selection Camp
• Placed 1st in the U19 Women's quad at Canadian Henley in 2015
• Placed 2nd at Royal Canadian Henley in the Women's U17 Quad in 2013
• Placed 3rd at Royal Canadian Henley in the U23 Women's Double in 2016
• Won a State Championship in the senior women's 8+
• Also participated in basketball and swimming in high school
• Was a National Chinese Honor Society Member from 2014-17

Personal

• Daughter of David Ashton and Kathy Moser
• Born in Albany, N.Y.
• Has 2 younger sisters, Julia and Natalie, who are twins
• Worked with the Community Loan Fund building a mural
• Was a part of Key Club

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