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Rachel Powers
Rachel Powers

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Honolulu, Hawaii

High School:
Iolani School

Height:
5-8

High School Sports: Soccer, Outrigger Canoe.
Honors and Awards: High School honor roll member ... University of Washington annual Dean's List Scholar ... Part of the UW Honors Program ... Received the Academic Excellence Award for the highest student-athlete GPA during the winter quarter of 2008 ... Rowed at the US Club National Regatta during the summer of 2008 with fellow Husky teammate Lia Prins, winning a bronze and a silver medal in the women's pair events.
Major at Washington: Linguistics

Husky Rowing Experience: 2008 (Junior) - Stroked the varsity four all season ... Undefeated during the racing season, with wins against Oregon State, Washington State, and California ... Gold medalist at the Pac-10 Championships ... Won the 2008 NCAA Championship in the women's varsity four event, beating Virginia, Brown, California, Michigan State, and Yale in the Grand Final. 2007 (Sophomore) - Rowed in the open eight that won at the Washington State Dual. 2006 (Freshman) - Rowed with the novice squad.

Personal: Daughter of Karin Swanson and Jeffrey Powers ... Mother is a high school teacher and father is a submarine officer in the U.S. Navy ... Has a younger brother, Dillon (20) ... Participated in the Honors Dept. Summer in Argentina Program in 2007.

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