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Holly Nixon
Holly  Nixon

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Fermanagh, Ireland

High School:
Devenish

Height:
5-9

10/28/2012

Virginia Wins Two Races at Princeton Chase

Cavaliers pick up Varsity Eight, Novice Eight titles

10/21/2012

Virginia Claims Top Collegiate Spot in Championship Eights at Head of the Charles

Cavaliers' top boat finishes third overall

BACKGROUND
• Ireland's first medalist at the World Junior Championships with a silver in the single sculls at the 2011 regatta
• Represented Ireland in the women's double sculls at the 2012 World Under-23 Championships
• Won the petite final (seventh overall) in the women's double sculls at the World U23s
• Named theAfloatRower of the Year in 2011

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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.

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