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Janet Conklin

5'1''
Height
Junior
Class
Norwood, N.J.
Hometown
Phillips Academy Andover
High School

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

Background
• Transferred to Virginia after competing at Northeastern during the 2018-19 season
• Four-year letterwinner as coxswain for Phillips Academy Andover from 2013-2017 under coaches Dale Hurley and Ellen Minzer
• Three-year Varsity Eight coxswain at Phillips Academy Andover
• Coxed the U19 Varsity Boys for Community Rowing Inc. in the summer of 2016
• Coxed the U19 Varsity Four (first place) and Varsity Eight (second place) at Club National Championships
• Coxed the U23 Men’s Varsity for Riverside Boat Club in the summer of 2019
• Also played junior varsity basketball in high school

Personal
• Daughter of Sandra and E. Foster Conklin
• Has one older brother, Foster, who is her best friend
• Father, E. Foster, rowed at Boston University
• Took a gap year to focus on her love for adventured and outdoors
• Enjoys backpacking, rock climbing, camping, and skiing
• Worked at Camp Mowglis, a sleepaway camp for boys (ages 12-15) in Hebron, N.H., in the summer of 2017, serving as the head coach of the rowing program
• Volunteered for the Paralympic USABA Development Camp at Community Rowing Inc. in the summer of 2018