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Susanne Grainger
Susanne  Grainger

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
London, Ontario

High School:
London Central Secondary

Height:
6-1

09/01/2014

Grainger, Roper Earn Silver at World Rowing Championships

Duo earns medal with Canadian eight

07/14/2014

Former Cavaliers Grainger, Roper Win Gold at World Rowing Cup III

First senior international gold for Grainger, second for Roper

06/23/2014

Former Cavaliers Earn Four Medals at World Rowing Cup II

Roper claims two medals; Grainger, O'Leary take home one each

04/01/2014

Former Cavalier Grainger Earns Bronze at World Rowing Cup I

Standout was part of Canada's women's pair that earned third place

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

2012-13
• CRCA Second-Team All-American
• CRCA First-Team All-South Region honoree
• Member of Varsity Eight that finished fourth at NCAAs
• Part of ACC Champion V8 that was named ACC Crew of the Year
• Member of All-ACC squad
• Member of V8 that finished third at San Diego Crew Classic
• Part of V8 that placed third at Head of the Charles and was top collegiate boat
• Named to All-ACC Academic Team

2011-12
• Member of the NCAA and ACC Champion Varsity Eight
• Part of the Varsity Eight that won the Eastern Sprints
• Member of the V8 that finished second at the San Diego Crew Classic
• Part of the V8 that won the Championship Eights at the Head of the Charles
• Won gold medal with Canadian Women's Four at 2012 World Under-23 Championships

2010-11
• A member of the roster that traveled to the 2011 NCAA Championships and served as an alternate
• Rowed with the Open Four that won the grand final and its heat at the Oak Ridge Invitational
• Member of the Varsity Four that defeated Princeton on its home course and was subsequently named the ACC Crew of the Week on May 4
• Won the ACC Championship race with the Varsity Four, defeating Clemson, 7:17.5 to 7:28.0
• Won gold medal with Canadian Women's Eight at 2011 World Under-23 Championships

2009-10
• A member of the Novice Eight that finished second in the grand final at South/Central Regionals
• Part of the Novice Eight that won the 2010 ACC Championship
• Rowed with the Novice Eight against regular-season opponents Pennsylvania, Yale, Princeton, Michigan and Ohio State `B'

High School

• Rowed at London Central Secondary from 2005-09 for coaches Bob Ward and Lawlor Brown
• Named MVP of the women's rowing team for three years
• Placed first at the Ontario Provincial Erg Competition
• A member of the Honor Roll and Award of Excellence in 2006, 2007 and 2008
• Also played basketball at London Secondary, in addition to numerous community service efforts

Personal

• Parents are Cate and Tim Grainger
• Has a brother, Tom, and a sister, Charlotte
• Plays the clarinet and piano, in addition to singing and writing her own music

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