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Mary Whipple
Mary Whipple

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Sacramento, Calif.

High School:
Sacramento Adventist Acad.

Height / Weight:
5-3 / 101

High School Sports: Rowing

High School Awards: Four year coxswain for Capital Crew ... Most Outstanding Woman for Capital Crew in 1998 ... coxed the eight for Junior National Team in 1998.

Major at Washington: Undecided

Husky Rowing Summary

1999 (Freshman): Coxswain for the NCAA Champion varsity four that won in her hometown of Sacramento ... coxed the novice eight to Pac-10 and San Diego Crew Classic titles ... also won at the Windermere Cup.

Personal: Daughter of Meg and Al Whipple ... father is a physical therapist ... has a twin sister, Sarah, who is a coxswain at UC-Davis ... two older brothers, Al and David ... hobbies include snowboarding, wakeboarding and backpacking.

I chose Washington because: I liked Seattle and the campus was very pretty.
The best thing about Seattle is: Downtown.
The best thing about UW is: The friends I've made.
Favorite class: Communications.
My best race was: 1999 NCAA Championships; we came from behind to win the varsity four.
If I could tell my roommates one thing, it would be: Remember to have fun.

Whipple says: "Being a part of Washington rowing makes me feel a part of a long time tradition of being the best you can be."

Washington Women's Crew
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