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Sarah McGovern
Sarah  McGovern

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bala Cynwyd, Pa.

High School:
Episcopal Academy

Last College:
Northeastern

Height:
5-3

08/07/2014

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

Conference has record 3,967 student-athletes recognized

07/01/2014

Seven Cavaliers Named to All-ACC Academic Rowing Team

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

06/01/2014

Cavaliers Finish Fifth at NCAA Championships

Second Varsity Eight and Varsity Four both finish third

05/31/2014

Virginia Advances Two Boats to Grand Finals at the NCAA Championships

Second Varsity Eight wins semifinal

05/30/2014

Virginia Advances Three Boats on First Day of NCAA Championships

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

2013-14
• 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

2012-13
• 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

BACKGROUND
• 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

PERSONAL
• 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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