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Alix Chrumka
Position: Port
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Grosse Pointe, Mich.
High School: Grosse Pointe South
Major: Biology
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Life at Stanford
Majoring in Biology
• More than 200 hours shadowing in the emergency room for neurogsurgery, orthopedic surgery and plastics.
• Conducted brain trauma research for two summers at a lab in Detroit
Took the MCAT during summer of 2014 and would like to go to medical school
• Involved with Cardinal Life
• Room coach for 2-3 year olds at a local church
• Enjoys art and painted the bow of one of the 2013 boats with the Stanford logo 

2013-14 (Junior)
• Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention 
• Member of the varsity four 
• Stanford record silver medal finish in the varsity four at the NCAA Championships after winning the heat and semifinal races 
• Won gold in the varsity four to help Stanford win its first Pac-12 Championship 
• Knocked off No. 2 Cal for the first time since 2009 in the Big Row 
• Made her season debut with the varsity four at the Lake Natoma Invitational, earning victories over No. 4 USC and No. 9 Notre Dame 
• Made it 2-for-2 against No. 9 USC with a win in a dual match at Redwood Shores 
• Missed the fall season while recovering from an injury suffered during her sophomore year

2012-13 (Sophomore)
• 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 
• Raced to a ninth-place finish in the Championship Eights at the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston in a time of 17:10.135 
• Captured second in the Eight during both the morning race and night sprint at the Head of the Oklahoma 
• Came away with a third place finish in the Cardinal II Eight at the Lake Natoma Invitational 
• Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention

2011-12 (Freshman)
• Part of Stanford II Eight that finished 11th at NCAA Championships and earned silver at Pac-12 Championships 
• Posted a third place time with the I Eight at the Lake Natoma Invitational
• Finished third with the Cardinal Eight at the Head of the American 
• Defeated Michigan State in the II Eight at the Stanford Invitational 
• Member of the I Eight which took sixth in the Jessop-Whittier Cup final 
• Competed with the Cardinal Eight at the Head of the Charles and came in eighth overall

High School
• A 2011 graduate of Grosse Pointe South 
• Four-year rower 
• Captain of her senior team 
• All-American 
• Won Nationals in 2x in 2010 
• Won Head of the Charles 2009 in a 2x 
• Took second at Nations in 2x in 2009 
• Member of the Detroit Boat Club 
• Trained with the U.S. national team 
• Sixth at Junior World Rowing Championships 2010 in 4x and ninth at Junior World Rowing Championships 2009 in 4x

Personal
• Born in Grosse Pointe Park, Mich. 
• Parents are Michael and Robin Chrumka 
• Has an older brother, Jake 

What does Stanford mean to you?
"I wanted a place where I could do the most with my rowing and academic career. Out of everywhere I looked, this had the best of both sides. When I narrowed it down to looking at biology programs, no other college compared to Stanford."

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