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Nel Straub

Bainbridge Island, Wash.
High School
Nel  Straub - Women's Rowing - Virginia Cavaliers

• Named to the All-ACC Academic Team
• Named to the ACC Honor Roll
• CRCA National Scholar-Athlete
• Part of the ACC champion Second Varsity Four
• Lettered

• Named to the ACC Honor Roll

• Named to the ACC Honor Roll
• Lettered

• Graduated from Bainbridge High School in 2020
• Member of Bainbridge Island Rowing (2016-18), Seattle Rowing Center (2018-19) and Pockock Rowing Center (2019-20)
• Placed third in the youth single at the 2019 Head of the Charles
• Place fifth in the 2018 U17 4+ at the Canadian Henley
• Rowed to a fifth-place finish in the youth single at the 2019 Club Nationals
• Finished eighth in the quad at the 2019 Youth Nationals
• Member of the National Honor Society

• Margaret Eleanor Straub
• Born in Brattleboro, Vt.
• Daughter of Alan Straub and Katheryn Kirchhofer
• Has one sister, Zoë, and one brother, Atticus
• Cousin competed in water polo at Indiana University
• Enjoys hiking, climbing, reading, cooking and doing research in a biochemistry lab
• Chose UVA because of the family atmosphere on the team as well as the ability to pursue a broad range of academic interests
• Computer science and chemistry double major
• Majoring in Chemistry and Computer Science with a minor in French