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Lily Bernero

Springfield, Va.
Bishop O'Connell
High School
Lily Bernero - Women's Rowing - Virginia Cavaliers

• CRCA National Scholar-Athlete
• Member of the ACC champion Third Varsity Eight


• Named to the ACC Honor Roll
• Part of the Third Varsity Four that was named ACC Crew of the Week (April 18)
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• Helped the Third Varsity Eight to the ACC title
• Named to the All-ACC Academic team|
• Named to the ACC Honor Roll
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• Part of the ACC champion Second Varsity Four
• Named to the ACC Honor Roll
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• Graduated from Bishop O’Connell High School in 2020
• Rowed at Bishop O’Connell from 2017-20 under head coach Daniel Brisson
• Rowed for TBC Racing from 2018-20 under head coach Greg King
• Four-time letterwinner at Bishop O’Connell
• Named 2020 Women’s Rowing MVP and Schoolwide Outstanding Athletic Performance honoree
• Served as captain of the Bishop O’Connell rowing team from 2019-20
• Event record-holder in the Mid-Atlantic Erg Sprints Junior Women’s 2000m relay
• Claimed gold medal in the Women’s Under 23 8+ at the 2019 Royal Canadian Henley Regatta with TBC Racing
• Placed second at 2019 Scholastic National Championships in the Junior Varsity Women’s 4+
• President of Science Honor Society
• Member of the National Honor Society
• Earned a Certificate of Global Studies from 2018-2020
• Honor Roll from 2016-2020

• Born in Fairfax, Va.
• Daughter of David and Catherine Bernero
• Has one, brother, Dominic, and two sisters, Madeline and Maria
• Grandfather played lacrosse at RPI
• Volunteered at local crisis pregnancy center and community food distribution events
• Assisted with high school Learn-to-Row summer camp from 2017-2019
• Majoring in public policy & leadership with a minor in entrepreneurship