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Carter Shields

5'9''
Height
Sophomore
Class
Port Washington, NY
Hometown
Paul D. Schreiber High School
High School

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

Background
• Team captain junior and senior year for rowing
• New York State Champion Women’s Pair 2018 and 2019
• Silver medal, 2019 USRowing Youth Nationals in women’s pair
• Finished 7th at 2018 USRowing Youth Nationals in women’s pair
• Member of Port Rowing from 2017-2019 under coach Isa Rahman
• 2015 and 2016 New York State Scholar Athlete for swimming under head coach Joe Lennon

Personal
• Daughter of Christopher and Shannon Shields
• Born in Port Washington, NY
• Has one younger sister, Madison
• Father, Chris, played lacrosse at Lafayette and was team captain and an All-Patriot League Defenseman
• Volunteers at St. Stephen’s Church
• Tutors elementary and middle school students in math
• Volunteered through Putney Student Travel in an indigenous village in northern Ecuador in July 2017
• Volunteered as a mentor for the Port Rowing Adaptive Team
• Member of National Honor Society in high school
• Member of Science, English, Social Studies, and Foreign Language Honors Societies in high school
• Principal Honor Roll 9-12th grade
• Enjoys hiking, playing with her dog, baking, and cycling