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Nicola Lawless

6'0''
Height
Junior
Class
London, England
Hometown
St. Paul's Girls' School
High School

2019-20
• Named to the ACC Honor Roll
• CRCA National Scholar-Athlete honoree
• Lettered

2018-19
• Member of the Varsity Four that placed third at the ACC championship
• Named to the All-ACC Academic team
• Member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Lettered

Background
• Rowed for St. Paul’s Girls’ School under head coach Kaarin Scanlan from 2014-2017
• Played basketball for St. Paul’s Girls’ School under head coach Spencer Buksch from 2012-2017
• Named captain for rowing her senior year
• Placed 1st at The London Youth Games in Year 11 Girls 2k in 2015
• Earned Coach of the Year award at the Hammersmith & Fulham Community Sports Awards for The London Youth Games
• Earned bronze at British Rowing Junior Championships in the Girls First Eights in 2017
• Represented Great Britain in The World Games in 2017

Personal
• Daughter of Simon and Georgina Lawless
• Born in London, England
• Has one older brother, Alex, and one younger brother, Rory
• Worked as a rowing coach at St. Paul’s Girls’ School
• Performs around Charlottesville with the “University Records”
• Tutored children aged 10-17 in math and science
• Enjoys singing, playing the piano, and knitting