Lightweight Women’s Single Birthplace:
Huntsville, Ala. Hometown:
Huntsville, Ala. Current Residence:
Philadelphia, Pa. Began Rowing:
Rocket City Rowing Club, 2002 Club Affiliation:
Vesper Boat Club Date of Birth:
128 High School:
Grissom High School, Huntsville, Ala. Undergraduate Education:
B.S. Physics from University of Tennessee, Knoxville Tenn., 2008 Training Location:
Philadelphia, Pa. Current Coaches:
Sean Clarke, John Parker National Teams:
Two – 2014, Senior; 2015, Pan Am
International Results: Won gold in the lightweight single sculls at the 2015 Pan American Games...Finished seventh in the lightweight quadruple sculls at the 2014 World Rowing Championships...Won the lightweight four at the 2013 Canadian Henley…Finished third in the lightweight single sculls at the 2012 Silverskiff Regatta.
National Results: Won the lightweight single sculls at the 2015 Pan American Games Trials ... Won the lightweight single at the 2013 Head of the Charles…Won gold in the quadruple sculls at the 2013 USRowing National Championships…Finished second in the lightweight single sculls at the 2012 USRowing National Championships.
Personal: Mary’s most memorable sporting achievement was winning first place in the women’s lightweight single at the Head of the Charles…The most influential people in her sporting career are Jada Leo, Michiel Bartman, Scott Wisniewski, Sean Clarke and her parents, Wayne and Elysa Jones…She hopes to represent the U.S. at future world championships and possibly the Olympic Games.