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Nancy Miles
Position: Port/Starboard
Height: 5'9"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Bainbridge Island, Wash.
High School: Holy Names Academy
Major: Human Biology


  • Claimed a silver medal with the United States lightweight quad sculls at the 2013 World Rowing Championships in Chungju, South Korea 
  • Part of the U.S. Women's Quad that placed fourth at the 2011 Junior World Rowing Championships

2013-14 (Junior)

  • Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention 
  • Competed with the varsity eight and second varsity eight in the spring 
  • Placed sixth in the varsity eight at the NCAA Championships after winning both the heat and semifinal races 
  • Won gold in the varsity eight to help Stanford record its first Pac-12 Championship 
  • Handed No. 2 Cal its first loss of the season to capture the Lambert Cup for the first time since 2009
  • Claimed varsity eight victories over No. 4 USC and No. 9 Notre Dame at the Lake Natoma Invitational 
  • Finished second in two varsity eight races at the Oregon State Classic 
  • Defeated No. 16 Louisville and lost to No. 3 Virginia with the second varsity eight at the Pac-12 Challenge
  • Took a loss in the 1V8 in a rematch against No. 9 USC 
  • Missed the fall season while doing an internship with the Department of Health and Human Services

2012-13 (Sophomore)

  • Recorded a fourth-place finish in the I Eight Petite Finals at the NCAA Championships 
  • Posted a fifth-place finish in the I 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 II Eight at the Oregon State Classic 
  • Won all three races with the Cardinal II Eight at the PAC-12 Women’s Challenge 
  • The Cardinal Four won the morning race and took second in the evening sprint at the Head of the Oklahoma 
  • Came away with a third place finish in the Cardinal Four at the Lake Natoma Invitational 
  • Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention

2011-12 (Freshman)

  • Part of Stanford II Eight that finished took silver at Pac-12 Championships 
  • With the Cardinal II Eight she claimed second at the Lake Natoma Invitational 
  • Defeated Michigan State in the II Eight at the Stanford Invitational
  • Finished third with the Cardinal Eight at the Head of the American 
  • Grabbed fourth place in the Jackie Ann Stitt Hungness Cup Grand Final with the Cardinal II Eight

High School

  • A 2011 graduate of Holy Names Academy 
  • One year of varsity rowing 
  • With Seattle Rowing Center 2010-11 
  • Women's heavyweight double third place at nationals in 2011 
  • Was the women's single regional champion in 2011 
  • Competed for U.S. National Team 
  • On U.S. women's quad at the 2011 World Rowing Junior Championships


  • Born in San Luis Obispo, Calif. 
  • Parents are Raymond and Ruth Miles
  • Father is a marathoner who has competed in the Boston Marathon (2004) 
  • Has two younger siblings, Grace and Peter 
  • Her aunt, Sarah Gerhardt was the first woman to surf Mavericks (2001) 
  • Major is human biology