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Sophia Kershner

5'11''
Height
Senior
Class
Palmyra, Va.
Hometown
Fluvanna County
High School / Club
Sophia Kershner - Women's Rowing - Virginia Cavaliers

2020-21
• Tri-captain
• Helped the Varsity Eight to a sixth-place finish at the NCAA Championships
• Part of the ACC champion Varsity Eight
• Part of the ACC Crew of the Year
• Named All-ACC First Team
• Named to the ARI Recruiting DI All-Conference Team
• CRCA National Scholar-Athlete honoree
• Named to the All-ACC Academic team
• ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year
• Named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 3 Women’s At-Large team
• Earned CRCA/Pocock First-Team All-America honors
• Named to the ACC Honor Roll
• Lettered

2019-20
• Helped the Varsity Eight to a fourth-place finish among collegiate crews at the 2019 Head of The Charles Regatta
• 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
• 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
• Chemistry major