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Stella Bittman

6'1''
Height
Freshman
Class
Welland, Ont.
Hometown
Notre Dame College School
High School
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Stella Bittman - Women's Rowing - Virginia Cavaliers

2023-24
• Member of the ACC champion Second Varsity Four

Background
• Graduated from Notre Dame College School in 2023
• Rowed for the Notre Dame College School (2019-22) and Notre Dame Rowing Club (2019-23)
• Captured gold medal in the 2- and 8+ at 2022 Canada Summer Games
• Earned gold medal in the 2x and 4x at CSSRA’s
• Placed first in the women’s junior 2x at the Stotesbury Cup in 2022
• Placed ninth in 4- at 2023 U19 World Championships
• Placed 11th in the 4x at 2022 U19 World Championships
• Placed third in the women’s junior 2x at the 2022 Head Of The Charles
• Most Valuable Player of the rowing team
• Named to the Principal’s Honor Roll and earned Excellence in Law

Personal
• Stasia (Stella) Monroe Bittman
• Born in St. Catherines’s, Ont., Canada
• Daughter of Leslie Sardella
• Has one sister, Olivia, and one brother, Jack
• Mother, Leslie, rowed at the University of Louisville
• Uncle, Rob Hitchcock, played professional football for the Hamilton Tiger-Cats
• Loves to listen to all genres of music, especially music from the 1960’s-90’s
• Enjoys drawing and writing
• Served as volunteer coach for the Pelham Panthers, a junior basketball team
• Chose UVA for its team culture and high level of academics
• Enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences