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Mary Nilan
Mary  Nilan


Milford, Conn.

High School:
Saint Joseph



No. 5 Virginia Sweeps Nine Races at UVa Invitational

Cavaliers' next regatta is ACC Championships May 16-17 in Clemson, S.C.


Virginia Wins Two Races at Rivanna Romp

Cavaliers close fall season with two wins


No. 4 Virginia Wins Seven Races at UVa Invitational

Cavaliers conclude lone home regatta of spring


Cavalier Varsity Eight Wins Three Races as No. 3 Virginia Completes Action at Clemson Invitational

Cavaliers' top crew defeats six top boats from ranked teams


Rowing Wins 17 Races at Oak Ridge Cardinal Invite

Cavaliers head to San Diego Crew Classic (April 6-7)

• Rowed with the Fifth Varsity Eight that won two races at the UVa Invitational
• Also competed at the Rivanna Romp

• Competed at the UVa, Clemson and Oak Ridge Invitationals
• Part of the Fourth Varsity Four at Rivanna Romp and Princeton Chase

• Part of the Third Varsity Eight that won the Eastern Sprints
• Competed at ACCs in the exhibition Second Varsity Four race
• Competed in the UVa and Oak Ridge Invitationals


• Rowed with the Open Four that finished third in the grand final and won its heat at the Oak Ridge Invitational
• Member of the ACC Champion Novice Eight that finished in a time of 6:49.5
• Rowed with the Third Varsity Eight at Lake Monticello, posting wins over Clemson, Texas and Michigan State

High School
• Rowed for Saint Joseph High School, Maritime Rowing Club and Connecticut Boat Club
• Placed third at Youth Nationals in the Lightweight Eight in 2009
• Won the Head of the Charles in the Junior Women's Varsity Eight in 2009
• Won the San Diego Crew Classic in the Junior Women's Varsity Eight in 2010
• Won Youth Nationals in the Lightweight Four in 2010

• Parents are Gregory and Mary Ann Nilan
• Has a brother, Eddy and a sister, Betsy
• Sister Betsy is a fourth-year on the UVa rowing team


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