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Caroline Brinkman

5'9''
Height
Freshman
Class
Moorestown, N.J.
Hometown
Moorestown
High School / Club
Caroline Brinkman - Women's Rowing - Virginia Cavaliers

Background
• Graduated from Moorestown High School in 2021
• Member of the Moorestown Rowing Club from 2018-21
• Posted second fastest high school time (16th overall) in Youth 8+ at 2021 Youth Nationals
• Placed second in V8+ at 2021 Stotesbury Cup
• Placed fourth in V8+ at 2021 SRAA Nationals
• Placed second in V8+ at 2021 Philadelphia City Championships
• Placed sixth in the V8+ at 2019 Stotesbury Cup
• Placed third in the V8+ at 2019 Philadelphia City Championships
• Attended US Rowing Youth Regional Challenge in 2018
• Served as Captain of Moorestown Rowing Club from 2020-2021
• Earned Most Outstanding Rower Award in 2021
• Member of the Varsity Practice Squad Field Hockey from 2017-19
• Group 3 State field hockey champions in 2017 and 2018
• Burlington County Scholastic League Division Champion in field hockey in 2017, 2018 and 2019
• Named Field Hockey Player to Watch on Defense by Suburban Family Magazine in 2019
• Graduated with highest honors 2021 with GPA 4.63
• College Board AP Scholar with Distinction in 2020
• Moorestown Rotary Club Writing Award Honorable Mention in 2020
• Served as Moorestown Student Council Senator from 2019-2021
• 2019 National Field Hockey Coaches Association High School National Academic Squad Scholar with Distinction honoree
• Moorestown High School Honor and Service Society from 2019-2021
• Earned Library of Congress NJ Center for the Book Letters About Literature Award, Distinguished Honors in 2017
• Rowed for Penn AC Junior Gold Program in 2018
• Placed first in the U17 4+ and second in the 8+ at 2018 Independence Day Regatta

Personal
• Caroline Shea Brinkman
• Born in Red Bank, N.J.
• Daughter of Jennifer Brinkman and Curt Brinkman
• Has two brothers, Gardner and Harrison
• Chose UVA for its excellent academics and athletics, historic campus and positive team culture at UVA Rowing
• Served on MooreKids’ Teen Leadership Committee Executive Board (2017-2021) and was finance committee member responsible for grant writing to fund scholarship program and Social Media Chair
• Served on Alice Paul Institute Girls Leadership Council from 2017-21
• Andy Kim for Congress Finance Intern in 2020, planning fundraisers, researching potential donors and interfacing with potential supporters
• Served as Board Member and local leader for Students for Andy Kim Executive Board in 2020
• Volunteered for Moorestown Democrats in 2020, working to attract youth voters via social media content/outreach and post card campaigns and promoting voter registration
• Undeclared major