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Sophia Kershner

5'11''
Height
Senior
Class
Palmyra, Va.
Hometown
Fluvanna County
High School

2020-21
• Tri-captain

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

2018-19
• Part of the Varsity Eight that finished 12th at the NCAA Championships
• Member of the Varsity Eight that won the ACC championship
• Claimed bronze medals in the women’s eight at the 2019 World Rowing Under-23 Championships in Sarasota, Fla.
• Part of the Varsity Eight which was named ACC Crew of the Year
• Named to the All-ACC Academic team
• Member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2017-18
• Part of the Third Varsity Eight that won the ACC championship
• Lettered

Background
• Four-year letterwinner in softball, three-year letterwinner in swimming, and three-year letterwinner in volleyball at Fluvanna County High School
• 2015 and 2016 Softball All-Conference First Baseman
• 2016 First-Team Volleyball All-Conference Middle Hitter
• 2016 and 2017 Swimming All-State honorable mention
• Captain of volleyball, softball and swim team in high school

Personal
• 2020-21 John William and Mary Virginia Barnard Endowed Scholarship recipient
• Daughter of Nick and Michelle Kershner
• Born in Charlottesville, Va.
• Has a younger brother, Jack
• Mother was a D1 swimmer for the University of Delaware
• Student Government President at Fluvanna County High School
• Salutatorian of graduating class
• Participated in Hands on Fluvanna, organizing a county wide community service event in Charlottesville
• Enjoys skiing and snowboarding