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Cate Porter

5'9''
Height
Graduate Student
Class
Hopewell, N.J.
Hometown
Kent School
High School
Brown
Previous School

Brown University 2016-2020
• 2019-2020 – 1st Varsity 8 (7th Head of the Charles and 2nd Princeton Chase)
• 2018-2019 – A Varsity 4 (2nd Ivy League Championships) and 2nd Varsity 8 (9th NCAA Championships)
• 2017-2018 – B Varsity 4, A Varsity 4, and 3rd Varsity 8 (2nd Ivy League Championships)
• 2016-1017 – 3rd Varsity 8 and C Varsity 4 (1st Ivy League Championships

Background
• Rowed at Kent School for Head Coach Garrison Smith 2012-2016 (four Varsity letters, 1st Varsity 8 and A Varsity 4 2013-2016, Co-Captain 2015-2016)
• Placed 2nd in 1st Varsity 8 at Henley Women’s Regatta in 2015
• Placed 1st in 1st Varsity 8 (Stroke) at New England Interscholastic Rowing Association [NEIRA] Championship in 2016
• Placed 1st in 1st Varsity 8 (Stroke) at National Schools Championship in 2016
• Rowed at PNRA/Mercer for head coach Sean McCourt 2011-2012 (1st Varsity 8); rowed summer seasons for head coach Ted Sobolewski 2013-2014 (U17 1st Varsity 8 and A Varsity 4)
• Placed 1st in 8 at Club National Championships in 2013
• Placed 1st in 8 and 4 at Royal Canadian Henley 2014
• Member of Cross Country team at Kent 2012-2015 (Co-Captain 2015)
• Four-year honors student and 2015-2016 Chapel Sacristan/Senior Council at Kent

Personal
• Daughter of Richard Porter and Cynthia O’Connor
• Has older brother Carrick, who is an active duty US Army officer
• Graduate Student in the Environmental Sciences Department
• Enjoys biking, rock climbing, hiking, knitting and crossword puzzles