Coxswain for the varsity eight … guided the boat to a first place finish and the Women’s Collegiate Lightweight Trophy at the San Diego Crew Classic … earned a dual victory over Saint Mary’s at the Pac-12 Challenge … missed the fall season while studying abroad in Paris, France.
Competed with the Varsity I Eight in all of the team’s races for the season … captured the school’s fourth straight IRA National Championship … silver at the WIRA Championships … posted a first place finish in the Women’s Open Eight and Women’s Open Four at the Pacific Coast Rowing Championships … first place finish at the San Diego Crew Classic.
Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association All-America selection … raced in the Varsity I Eight in every race of the seaosn … member of the IRA National Champion Varsity Eight that claimed its third straight national title … won the Varsity Eight and the open weight four at the Pacific Coast Rowing Championships … defeated Wisconsin in head-to-head action … also earned head-to-head wins versus Harvard and MIT … second place at the Head of the Charles.
A 2011 graduate of Lowell High School ... played in the Pacific Rowing Club from 2007-2011 ... two-time captain of the varsity women's team in 2010 and 2011 ... received the 2011 Coach's Award ... her lightweight 4+ team finished fifth in the 2011 Youth National Championship ... received the gold medal at the 2008 Southwest Junior Regional Association Championships in the Freshmen 4+.
Born in San Francisco, Calif. ... daughter of Lawrence Smith and Michelle Duval ... has two older sisters, Hayley and Emily ... grandfather, Denis Duval, rowed in the stroke seat for the University of Cape Town (South Africa) Eight ... major is science, technology and society ... enjoys exploring the San Francisco culinary scene, baking, cooking, and cars.