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Abbie Bird

5'11''
Height
Graduate Student
Class
Ascot, England
Hometown
Furze Platt Senior School
High School / Club
Abbie Bird - Women's Rowing - Virginia Cavaliers

2020-21
• Helped the Varsity Eight to a sixth-place finish at the NCAA Championships
• Part of the ACC champion Varsity Eight
• Part of the ACC Crew of the Year
• Named to the All-ACC Academic team
• Earned CRCA/Pocock Second-Team All-America honors
• Named to the ACC Honor Roll
• Lettered

2019-20
• Named to the ACC Honor Roll
• Lettered

2018-19
• Stroked the Varsity Four to a 13th-place finish at the NCAA Championships
• Stroked the Second Varsity Four to the ACC championship
• Member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Lettered

2017-18
• Part of the Third Varsity Eight that won the ACC championship
• Lettered

Background
• Top boat for 4 years at Furze Platt Senior School
• Junior girls captain for 2 years
• Won silver at National Schools in 2x
• Won gold in 2x at British Championships
• Won silver in the 8 for Coupe de La Jeunesse 2017
• Voted teammate of the year for 2 years

Personal
• Has two siblings, one brother named Max and a sister named Izzie
• Born in Ascot, England
• Served as a house captain for her school during her senior year
• Volunteered with local charity to help the homeless
• Volunteer with Netball Club
• Enjoys eating food, listening to music, and making friends
• American Studies major
• Recipient of the 2021-2022 Leonard W. Sandridge, Jr. Endowed Scholarship