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Sarah McGovern
Sarah  McGovern


Bala Cynwyd, Pa.

High School:
Episcopal Academy

Last College:



Virginia Has 305 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 3,967 student-athletes recognized


Seven Cavaliers Named to All-ACC Academic Rowing Team

Group includes two All-Americans and three CRCA National Scholar-Athletes


Cavaliers Finish Fifth at NCAA Championships

Second Varsity Eight and Varsity Four both finish third


Virginia Advances Two Boats to Grand Finals at the NCAA Championships

Second Varsity Eight wins semifinal


Virginia Advances Three Boats on First Day of NCAA Championships

Cavaliers compete in semifinals beginning at 8:30 a.m. Saturday

• CRCA National Scholar-Athlete
• Coxed the Second Varsity Eight to third place at the NCAA Championships
• Coxed the ACC Champion 2V8
• Coxed the Second Varsity Four to wins over Michigan and Ohio State at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge

• CRCA National Scholar-Athlete
• Named to All-ACC Academic Team
• Coxed the ACC Champion Varsity Four
• Coxed the 2V4 to fifth place at the San Diego Crew Classic
• Coxed the Varsity Eight to a win at the Rivanna Romp
• Coxed the V4 to fourth place at the Head of the Charles
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

• Was a coxswain for Northeastern for two years
• Coxed the Episcopal Academy men's varsity four to the Scholastic National Championship in 2008
• Also coxed Episcopal to fourth-place finish at 2008 USRowing Youth National Championships
• In addition to rowing, competed in track and soccer at Episcopal
• Coxed club team to 2011 Canadian Henley men's eight and USRowing Club Nationals intermediate men's eight championships

• Daughter of Fern and Joseph McGovern
• Has two sisters, Andrea and Toby, and one brother, Ben
• Coached by Molly Konopka at Episcopal Academy


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