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Lightweight Women’s Quadruple Sculls
Birthplace: Boston, Mass.
Hometown: Dedham, Mass.
Current Residence: Watertown, Mass.
Club Affiliation: Riverside Boat Club
Began Rowing: Marist College, 2003
Date of Birth: 9/25/84
High School: Dedham High School
Undergraduate Education: Marist College, Mathematics Major and Accounting and Business Minor, 2007
Occupation: Property Inventory at Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Training Location: Boston, Mass.
Current Coaches: Steve Dani, Tom Keister
Years on National Team: Three – 2009, 2011, 2012 Senior
International Results: Won silver in the lightweight quadruple sculls at the 2013 World Rowing Championships...Took bronze in the lightweight quadruple sculls at the 2011 World Rowing Championships...Took bronze in the lightweight quadruple sculls at the 2009 World Rowing Championships.
National Results: Finished third at National Selection Regatta #1 in 2013... Finished third at National Selection Regatta #2 in 2013... Won lightweight quadruple sculls at 2012 World Rowing Non-Olympic Senior Championships…Finished second in the lightweight double sculls at 2012 National Selection Regatta #2…Finished third in the lightweight single sculls at the 2011 National Selection Regatta #1...Finished third in the lightweight double sculls at the National Selection Regatta #2...Finished third in the lightweight double sculls at the 2009 National Selection Regatta #2… Finished second in the lightweight double sculls at the 2009 National Selection Regatta #1…Placed fifth in the lightweight double sculls and third in the lightweight quadruple sculls at the 2009 USRowing National Championships.
Personal: Hillary enjoys orienteering, running, biking, cross-country skiing and anything outdoors. She went to the Junior World Orienteering Championships from 2002-04 in Spain, Estonia and Poland. Hillary also was part of the Orienteering National Team that competed in the World Orienteering Championships from 2006-08 in Denmark, Ukraine and the Czech Republic, and earned the highest-ever placing for the U.S. while competing at the Orienteering World Cup in Sweden. Hillary chose rowing because she wanted to stay active in college. She lists her parents as the most influential people in her life.