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Grace Bentley

6'0''
Height
Freshman
Class
Andover, Mass.
Hometown
Andover
High School

2016-17
• Lettered

Background
• Rowed for Greater Lawrence Rowing under head coach Harry Finch from 2012-16
• Four-year letterwinner in skiing and three-year letterwinner in swimming at Andover High School
• Member of the 2015 U.S. Junior National World Development Team in 2015
• Placed 10th at 2015 CRASH B during 2015 World Indoor Rowing Championships
• 2K and 5K record holder at Greater Lawrence Rowing
• Captured gold medal in the women’s eight at the 2016 Canadian Henley
• Named to the High Honor Roll in 2016 and Honor Roll from 2012-15

Personal
• Daughter of Mark and Jennifer Bentley
• Born in Beverly, Mass.
• Has an older sister, Emma, and younger brother, Mark
• Sister, Emma, plays college basketball
• Served as a volunteer rowing coach at a Boys and Girls Club from 2014-16
• Participated in Project Home Again, organizing warehouse of donations for the homeless in a neighboring town
• Participated in an environment internship, focusing on community clean up in 2016
• Enjoys skiing