Marlies Smulders
Marlies Smulders

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Almere, Netherlands

High School:
Het Baken

Height:
6-1



High School: Junior National Team ... gold medalist at 1998 European Championships ... medaled five times on Almere city team at Youth Games, 1995-97 ... women?s junior national ergometer record holder (1998-2000) ... broke Dutch junior ergometer record twice ... six-year high school rower ... also played field hockey.

Personal: Born February 22, 1982 in Amstelveen, Netherlands ... daughter of Adri and Jeanette Smulders ... two brothers, Sander (20) and Thomas (15) and one sister, Stefanie (13) ... enjoys learning about other cultures, cooking and biking ... father and mother rowed in college in Amsterdam ... brother Sander rowed in 1998 Junior Worlds and is currently rowing in college in Amsterdam.