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Cillian Mullen

Batavia, Ill.
High School
Cillian Mullen - Women's Rowing - Virginia Cavaliers

• Named to the All-ACC Academic Team
• Named to the ACC Honor Roll
• Member of the Second Varsity Eight which finished 10th at the NCAA Championship
• Part of the ACC champion Second Varsity Eight
• Member of the Varsity Eight that was named ACC Crew of the Week (April 4)
• First-year class representative
• Lettered

• Graduated from Batavia High School in 2022
• Placed fourth in the women’s quad for the United States at 2022 World Rowing Under-19 Championships in Varese, Italy
• Rowed for Chicago Rowing Foundation for three years
• Finished fourth in the 4- at the 2021 World Junior Rowing Championships
• Placed third in the 8+ at the 2021 USRowing Youth National Championships
• Finished first in the 8+ at the 2021 Midwest Youth Rowing Championships
• Placed second in the 8+ at the 2022 American Youth Cup I
• Earned Batavia High School junior varsity women’s volleyball Spirit Award in 2018
• Named Chicago Rowing Foundation’s Most Promising Novice in 2019
• Member of the National Honor Society in 2022
• Dukane Conference Literary Festival Short Story Critics Choice Winner (2022)
• Illinois State Scholar (Top 10% of all graduates in the state) in 2022

• Cillian Elise Mullen
• Born in Geneva, Ill.
• Mother is Laura Mullen
• Has one sister, Ally
• Sister, Ally, played volleyball at Boston College
• Volunteered with the Geneva Park District through National Honors Society in 2022
• Volunteered to with Eco Club to build the sustainability pond at Batavia High School in 2022
• Served an internship and volunteered for State Senator Karina Villa during her 2021-22 campaign
• Founder of the Butterfly Commission at Batavia High School that worked with administration to help trans students at the high school with resources and direct connection with admin to deal with discrimination (2022)
• Co-writer of LGBTQ+ resource page for Batavia High School to aid queer students at Batavia with resources available to them through the public school system (2022)
• Enjoys learning about mycology and mushroom hunting, hiking with his dog, Fil, watching documentaries on Nat-Geo, horror movies, writing and hiking
• Choose UVA because of its team culture
• Undeclared arts and sciences major