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Meredith Fischer
Position: Starboard
Height: 5'11"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Winnetka, Ill.
High School: New Trier
Major: Human Biology

2013-14 (Sophomore)
• Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention
• Saw time in the second varsity eight and varsity four during the spring
• Recorded the highest finish for the varsity four in school history, earning silver at the NCAA Championships
• Also won both the heat and semifinal races at NCAA’s
• Won gold in the varsity four to help Stanford win its first Pac-12 Championship
• Downed No. 2 Cal in the varsity four for the first time since 2009
• Helped the varsity four knock off No. 4 USC and No. 9 Notre Dame at the Lake Natoma Invitational
• Defeated No. 9 USC a second time, this time with the 2V8 in a dual match at Redwood Shores
• Defeated No. 16 Louisville and lost to No. 3 Virginia as part of the second varsity eight in the Pac-12 Challenge
• Finished third in two varsity four races at the Oregon State Classic
• Placed 15th in the Women’s Collegiate 8+ with the Stanford B boat at Head of the American
 
2012-13 (Freshman)
• Placed second in the II Eight Petite Finals at the NCAA Championships
• Took fifth place in the II Eight at the PAC-12 Championships
• Defeated Syracuse in a morning dual race and placed first in a five-team afternoon competition as part of the Four at the Oregon State Classic
• Won two races with the Cardinal Four at the PAC-12 Women’s Challenge
• Came away with a third place finish in the Cardinal Four at the Lake Natoma Invitational
 
High School 
• A 2012 graduate of New Trier High School in Winnetka, Ill.
• Rowed for three years
• Helped eight to titles at the 2012 Midwest Scholastic Rowing Championships, 2011 Midwest
• Scholastic Rowing Championships and 2011 SRAA National Championships
• Fifth-place finish at the 2012 SRAA National Championships as well as the 2010 Head of the Charles
• Was part of 2011 U.S. Junior National Team Selection Camp
• Also was a speed skater
• Took second in the 1,500 meters at the 2010 National Long Track Championships
• Grabbed silver in the 500 meters and 1,500 meters at the 2009 U.S. Junior Long-Track Championships

Personal 
• Born in Chicago, Ill.
• Parents' names are Andrew and Gabrielle
• Father played basketball at Stanford from 1982-86
•Has two siblings, Drew and Teddy
• Major in undeclared
• Enjoys reading and cooking
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