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Ruth Narode
Position: Port/Starboard
Height: 5'9"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Portland, Ore.
High School: Oregon Episcopal School
Major: Human Biology
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The Narode File
• Majoring in human biology
• Took a backpacking trip with Ellie Parker along the Kungsleden Trail in Sweden
• Active with Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Reformed University Fellowship
• During breaks volunteers at City Team, a Christian ministry organization in Portland that feeds meals to homeless
• Helped tutor kids and was a member of the Green Team while in high school
• Enjoys backpacking and boating

2014-15 (Sophomore)
• Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention
• Team Leader
• Qualified for the women's eight at the Henley Royal Regatta
• Reached the semifinals in the eight at the Henley Women's Regatta

• Team finished sixth at the NCAA Championships and fourth at the Pac-12 Championships

• Raced most of the season with the varsity eight
• Won five races on the year
• Reached the Grand Final at the NCAA Championships, placing fifth

• Finished fourth with the 2V8 at the Pac-12 Championships

• Recorded two wins and finsihed in front of No. 2 Brown at the Lake Natoma Invitational
• Picked up wins over No. 2 Virginia and No. 16 Washington State at the Pac-12 Challenge

• Earned a win over No. 8 Washington and No. 17 Louisville in a five-team race at the Oregon State Classic
• Lost to No. 2 Cal in the Big Row
• Finished second in the collegiate 4+ while also racing in the pair at Head of the American

2013-14 (Freshman)
• Team Leader
• Made the varsity eight as a freshman
• Placed fourth in the second varsity eight after winning the heat and taking second in the semifinal 
• Won gold with the 2V8 to help Stanford record its first Pac-12 Championship
• With the 2V8 she helped lead the Cardinal to its first win over No. 2 Cal since 2011
• Tallied victories over No. 4 USC and No. 9 Notre Dame at the Lake Natoma Invitational 
• Finished second in two races at the Oregon State Classic 
• Defeated No. 16 Louisville and lost to No. 3 Virginia at the Pac-12 Challenge 
• Took a loss in the 1V8 in a rematch against No. 9 USC 
• Recorded a third place finish in the Championship 8+ at the Head of the Lake 
• Made her collegiate debut with three races at the Head of the American, winning the Novice 8+, finishing second in the 4+ with the Stanford A boat and fifth in the Women’s Collegiate 8+ with the Stanford A boat

• Earned a gold medal with the United States Eight at the 2013 World Under-23 Championships in Linz, Austria 
• Won a silver medal in the Four with the U.S. Junior National Team at the World Championships in Bulgaria

High School
• A 2013 graduate of Oregon Episcopal School
• Two-year captain of the basketball team in 2010 and 2011 
• Also competed in volleyball and lacrosse 
• Placed first in Ergomania at both the 2012 Junior Women’s event and the 2013 Open Women’s event 
• Claimed first place at the CRASH-Bs in the U-23 Women’s event and fourth in the Open Women’s event 
• Also took home second place at the 2012 CRASH-Bs Junior Women’s event

• Born in Portland, Ore. 
• Parents are Ron Narode and Sarah Cleveland

Narode on Stanford
"Stanford is a place where you can be happy doing what you love in any walks of life. For me it is rowing and human biology.”