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Katie Peyer
Katie Peyer

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kent, Wash.

High School:
Kentwood

Height / Weight:
5-2 / 110

Position:
Coxswain

High School Awards: Member of the National Honor Society ...Coxswain for three summers at the Sammamish Rowing Association.
Major at Washington: Biology

Husky Rowing Experience: 2003 (Sophomore) --Coxed the third varsity eight and second varsity four crews. 2004 (Junior) --Directed the junior varsity eight crew to a sixth-place finish at the NCAA Championships

Personal: Daughter of Donna and Alan Peyer ...mother is a teacher's aid ...father attended the University of Illinois and is an engineer at Boeing ...has a sister, Laura, who is a sophomore at Washington State.

I chose Washington because: There is a great biology program at UW.
The best thing about Seattle is: We are surrounded by water.
Being in a big city but still close to the sea and the mountains is the best.
Favorite Class: Entomology - After this class, I couldn't stop talking about how great insects were.
My best race was: Winning the varsity-four at Windermere in 2004; It was the biggest rush, we just creamed the competition. The weather was great and I didn't freeze after being thrown in.
After I graduate, I plan to: Go to graduate school if someone would take me.
If I could tell my incoming teammates one thing, it would be: Take things one day at a time and by the end of the year, you will have really gone places.

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