Mary Nilan
Mary Nilan


Milford, Conn.

High School:
Saint Joseph


• 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