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Sarah Hirshorn
Position: Starboard
Height: 5'7"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: West Harrison, N.Y.
High School: Convent of the Sacred Heart (Conn.)
Major: Undeclared
Hirshorn Videos

2014-15 (Sophomore)
• Placed eighth overall and fifth among colleges at the 50th Head of the Charles

2013-14 (Freshman)
• Member of the second varsity eight during the spring
• Won the Carley Copley Cup for a first place finish in the Women’s Open at the San Diego Crew Classic
• Helped the openweights win the school’s first Pac-12 Championship with a bronze medal in the novice eight
• Finished second in the Women’s Open 8+ at the Pacific Coast Rowing Championships
• Placed fifth in the Grand Final of the WIRA Championships 2V8 open event
• Recorded a victory over No. 2 Cal’s 4V8 in the Big Row
• Finished third in a pair of races featuring five of the top seven teams in the country in Boston
• Lost dual races versus Saint Mary’s and Cal at the Pac-12 Challenge
• Finished in first place with the Stanford A boat in the Women’s Open 8+ and was fourth in the Women’s Open 4+ with the Stanford B boat at the Head of the Lagoon
• Recorded a fifth place finish from the three seat with the Varsity Eight at the 49th Head of the Charles regatta

High School
• Graduated in 2013 from the Convent of the Sacred Heart in Greenwich, Conn.
• Won the 2012 Connecticut Indoor Rowing Championships
• Placed sixth at the 2012 CRASH-Bs Indoor Rowing competition
• Won the petite final and finished seventh overall at the 2011 New England Interscholastic Rowing Association Regatta (NEIRA)
• Claimed 10th overall at the 2012 NEIRA
• Recorded a 26th place finish in the Youth Women’s Fours at the 2011 Head of the Charles and was 46th in the Eights at the 2010 Head of the Charles
• With the Greenwich Rowing Club in 2012 she placed fifth in the Women’s Junior A 4+ at the US Rowing Club Nationals
• Won first place at the state Future Problem Competition in 2010
• Graduated as salutatorian
• Member of the Cum Laude society
• National AP Scholar in 2013
• National Merit Commended Scholar in 2012

• Born in New York, N.Y.
• Parents are William and Hope Hirshorn
• Has five siblings, Grace, Emily, Joseph, Daniel and Brendan
• Father, William, played baseball at Oberlin College
• Grandfather, Robert Houston, is a rower who has won 16 U.S. and Royal Canadian national rowing championships, won 17 gold medals in 19 rowing marathons, competed at the 1956 Olympic Trials in the four, was an alternate for the 1959 Pan-American games and was part of the 1964 Olympic committee
 Founded a “learn to erg” program at the Children’s Village, a non-profit that works with society’s vulnerable youth