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Serena Chmelar

5'5''
Height
Freshman
Class
Summit, N.J.
Hometown
Summit High School
High School

2018-19
• Coxed the Third Varsity Eight to the ACC championship
• Member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Lettered

Background
• Rowed for Mountain Lakes Rowing Club under head coach Rob Welsh from 2015-2018
• Played lacrosse for STEPS Lacrosse under head coach Charlie Shoulberg from 2013-2015
• Placed 2nd at Mid Atlantic Regionals in 2017
• Coxed Men’s Varsity 8 to a record finish at Head of the Charles in 2017 

Personal
• Daughter of Damian and Karen Chmelar 
• Born in Summit, N.J. 
• Has two younger sisters, Mia and Tiree 
• Earned Summa Cum Laude Honors all four years of high school 
• Worked as a camp counselor at Horse Stable for six years 
• Enjoys photography