Birthplace: Royal Oak, Mich.
Hometown: Ann Arbor, Mich.
Current Residence: Princeton, N.J.
Club Affiliation: USRowing Training Center – Princeton
Began Rowing: 2004, Ann Arbor Pioneer High School
Date of Birth: 5/24/89
High School: Ann Arbor Pioneer High School
Undergraduate Education: Stanford University, Human Biology, 2011
Training Location: Princeton, N.J.
Current Coaches: Tom Terhaar, Laurel Korholz
National Teams: Nine – 2007, Junior; 2009-11, Under 23; 2010, 2013-16, Senior
International Results: Won gold in the pair and in the eight at the 2016 World Rowing Cup II...Won gold in the four at the 2015 World Rowing Championships…Won gold in the eight and in the four at the 2015 World Rowing Cup 2…Won gold in the eight at the 2014 World Championships…Won gold in the eight and bronze in the pair at the 2014 World Rowing Cup 2…Won gold in the eight at the 2013 World Rowing Championships...Won gold and set a world record (5:54.16) in the final in the eight at the 2013 World Rowing Cup 3...Won silver in the eight at the 2013 World Rowing Cup 1...Won gold and set a world record the pair at the 2011 World Rowing Under 23 Championships...Finished third in the eight at the 2011 World Rowing Under 23 Championships...Finished third in the four at the 2010 World Rowing Championships...Won gold in the eight at the 2010 World Rowing Under 23 Championships…Served as an alternate on the 2009 World Championships squad…Finished second in the eight and fifth in the pair at the 2009 World Rowing Under 23 Championships…Finished third in the eight at the 2007 World Rowing Junior Championships.
National Results: Finished first in the pair at the 2016 National Selection Regatta 1…Finished third in the pair at the 2015 National Selection Regatta 1...Finished second in the pair at the 2014 National Selection Regatta 1...Finished third in the pair at the 2013 National Selection Regatta 2…Won the varsity eight and the team championship at the 2009 NCAA Championships…Won the varsity eight at the 2009 Pac-10 Conference Championships… Finished 11th in the varsity eight at the 2008 NCAA Championships…Finished third in the varsity eight at the 2008 Big 10 Conference Championships…Finished third in the championship eight at the 2007 Head of the Charles Regatta…Won gold in the senior eight at the 2007 USRowing Club National Championships…Finished second in the eight at the 2007 USRowing Youth National Championships…Won gold in the intermediate eight at the 2006 USRowing National Championships…Finished third in the four with coxswain at the 2006 USRowing Youth National Championships.
Personal: Her hobbies include driving her green Ford Fiesta, Kermit, to practice in the morning, shooting clays and goose hunting with her uncle and taking photos on excursions with friends...She was invited to play on the USA Volleyball development team...Grace enjoys exploring National Parks as well...She lists winning the 2009 NCAA team championship with Stanford and rowing with her sister in high school as her most memorable sporting achievements...Grace lists her personal heroes as her parents…In 2009, she made the All-Pacific-10 Team and All-West Region second team…Grace was the 2007-08 University of Michigan Freshman of the Year. After rowing, Grace would like to pursue a career at the intersection of health and business.