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Kay Rusher
Position: Port/Starboard
Height: 5'11"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Glenview, Ill.
High School: St. Paul's School

2013-14 (Sophomore)
Competed with the varsity eight and second varsity eight … recorded wins over No. 4 USC and No. 9 Notre Dame at the Lake Natoma Invitational … ended No. 2 Ohio State’s 19-race winning streak in the 2V8 at the Oregon State Classic … started the spring with a win over No. 16 Louisville and loss to No. 3 Virginia in the Pac-12 Challenge … tallied a second place finish in the Collegiate/Open 4+ at the Head of the Lake … raced in two events at the Head of the American, placing 14th in the Women’s Collegiate 2- with the Stanford D boat and 15th in the 8+ with the Stanford B boat.
2012-13 (Freshman)
Notched a fourth-place finish in the Four Petite Finals at the NCAA Championships … finished sixth in the Four Grand Final 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 the Lake Natoma Invitational Novice Eight … downed Oklahoma as a member of the Novice Eight at the PAC-12 Women’s Challenge.

High School 
A 2012 graduate of St. Paul's School in Concord, N.H. ... rowed, played volleyball and was a nordic skiier as a prep ... helped eight to NEPSAC title in 2012 ... with the eight finished ninth at Youth Nationals in 2012 ... earned Coach's Award and was named an All-Star volleyball player in 2012 ... in nordic skiing, finished ninth overall in the conference and earned the Coach's Award in 2012.

Born in London, England ... parents are John IV and Cynthia ... father is a member of Harvard Hall of Fame and was part of three Men's Eight national champions (1987-89), also a five-time U.S. National Team member and competed at the 1988 (bronze in men's eight) and 1992 (fourth in coxed four) Olympic Games ... mother was a women's eight national champion at Wisconsin (1986), seven-time U.S. National Team member and competed at the 1988 (fifth in coxed four) and 1992 (silver medal in four) Olympic Games ... cousin Annie Czarnecki is on the volleyball team at Georgia Tech ... major is undeclared … enjoys sailing, skiing and puzzles.