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Lauren Poland

6'0''
Height
Freshman
Class
Chicago, Ill.
Hometown
Fenwick
High School

2019-20
• Lettered

2018-19
• Member of the Varsity Four that placed third at the ACC championship
• Lettered

2017-18
• Lettered

2016-17
• Lettered

Background
• Rowed for the Chicago Rowing Foundation under head coach Mike Wallin from 2015-16
• Claimed a Midwest championship in the second varsity eight in 2016
• National qualifier in 2016 in the varsity four and placed second at the Midwest Championships
• Placed first in the eight at the 2015 Head of the Rock
• Placed fifth in the varsity eight at the the 2016 Head of the Hooch
• Earned three varsity letters in swimming and water polo at Fenwick High School
• Helped Fenwick water polo team to third-place finish at the state meet
• Honored with Coach’s Award in swimming

Personal
• Daughter of Joe and Anne Poland
• Born in Chicago, Ill.
• Has one younger brother, Kyle
• Mother played basketball at DePaul from 1981-85
• Enjoys paddle boarding, boating, kayaking, hanging out with friends, hiking and traveling
• Participated in NOLA service projects in 2014 and 2015