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Carrie Wentzel

6'0''
Height
Freshman
Class
San Anselmo, Calif.
Hometown
The Branson School
High School

2018-19
• Stroked the Varsity Four to a third-place finish at the ACC championship
• Lettered

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

2016-17
• Lettered

Background
• Rowed for the Marin Rowing Association under head coach Sandy Armstrong from 2015-16
• Rowed for the varsity team in 2016 and novice team in 2015
• Named Novice Rower of the Year in 2015
• Placed first in the women’s four at the 2015 Southwest Regional Championships, Long Beach Regatta, Capital Crew Regatta, Battle of the Bay and Shamrock Invitational
• Four-year volleyball letterwinner in high school
• Earned Max Preps All-American and All-State honors in volleyball
• Participated in beach volleyball for Golden Gate Sand from 2012-14
• Member of The Branson School varsity swim team from 2013-14

Personal
• Daughter of Jochen and Laurie Wentzel
• Born in San Anselmo, Calif.
• Has three sisters, Kristin, Meghan and Amy
• Enjoys hiking, tide pooling and yoga
• Served as Interact Club Leader (community service organization at The Branson School)
• Taught “Pups” swim lessons at a local pool
• Father played field hockey at California from 1983-86
• Sister, Kristin, rowed at Stanford from 2010-14
• Sister, Meghan, played volleyball at Bucknell from 2012-16