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Amelia

Shunk

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Height: 5'8"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Corte Madera, Calif.
High School: Redwood

Bio

Prior to Duke: Attended Redwood High School in Larkspur, Calif. … rowed for the Marin Rowing Association club team under Sandy Armstrong, where she served as team captain for her final year of competition … competed two years with both the Varsity 4+ and Varsity 8+ crews … in her first year, helped lead the 4+ crew to a second-place finish at the regional championships … her 8+ crew recorded four top-three finishes during the 2016-17 season, including second place at both the Head of the Charles and San Diego Crew Classic, first place at regional championships and third place at Youth Nationals … her final season saw the 4+ crew secure a first-place finish at the regional championships … helped guide the 8+ crew to a pair of top-two finishes during the 2017-18 campaign, highlighted by a first-place victory at the San Diego Crew Classic … a two-sport athlete who also competed in volleyball, also serving as the captain of the Marin Juniors club squad … was a member of the honor society, and California Scholarship Federation throughout her entire high school career … the salutatorian of her senior class at Redwood … served as a Beyond Differences Teen Board Member, while also being a part of the Redwood High School Leadership Class.

Personal: Born September 1, 2000 … daughter of Kendrick and Rebecca Shunk … has one brother, Jacob, and one sister, Adelaide ... father competed for the Stanford men’s rowing team from 1983-85 ... sister is a member of the Amherst volleyball team.

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