2017-18: Mainstay in the V4 lineup … Started the year with nearly a 12-second victory at the Carolina Cup with a time of 7:30.9 … Helped Duke win the Carolina Cup with 99 overall points and a sweep of all five races … At the first day of competition at the Clemson Invitational, placed third in 7:16.32, trailing only No. 17 Indiana and No. 12 Wisconsin … Secured a second-place finish in 7:18.12 to kick off the final day of racing to qualify for the A Final where they finished in sixth (7:14.31) … Helped guide the team to a seventh-place finish at the highly competitive Clemson Invitational as the unranked Blue Devils bested then No. 18 Syracuse and No. 20 Oklahoma in the team standings … In double dual action against two ranked teams in Columbus, notched a first-place finish over No. 15 Michigan State (7:27.7) and came in second to No. 4 Ohio State (7:23.45) … For the first time in program history, all five boats qualified for the Grand Final at the ACC Championship where Duke finished third as a team with 72 points … Secured the top spot in the second heat of prelims (7:18.00) … Earned a spot on the podium with a second-place finish in the Grand Final in a time of 7:12.86 … Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
Prior to Duke: Four-year member of the R&ZV de Amstel rowing club, a program that owns seven national championships … coached in high school by Liesbeth Hollander, Willem-Jan de Widt and her mother, Anita Meiland … also a member of the Dutch national junior team in 2015 and 2016 … claimed second at the Coupe de la Jeunesse, seventh at the Junior European Rowing Championships and 10th at the Junior World Rowing Championships … 2015 U17 national champion in indoor rowing … 2014 U17 and 2015 U17 national champion in junior double … 2014 U17, 2015 U19 and 2016 U19 national champion in the junior quad and 2016 U19 national champion in the junior eight … member of high school’s debate team, which made the final of the national championships three times.
Personal: Born November 6, 1999 … daughter of Anita Meiland and Jacques Klok … has two sisters, Iris and Esther … mother participated in the 1992 Olympics as a member of the quadruple sculls and won a bronze medal at the 1995 World Championships … father participated in the Match de Seniors in 1990 with the U23 4+.