Novice Eight takes first in third varsity eight event
AS A FRESHMAN (2012-13)
Coxed the N8 at the Green Monster Regatta (11/3) and the Foot of the Charles (11/10) in the fall ... directed Varsity Four B as coxswain at the Jesuit Invitational (3/16) ... led the V4 to a second-place finish as coxswain at URI (3/30) ... coxed the 2V4 vs. MIT (4/6), the 2V8B as well as the 2V4A at the Knecht Cup (4/13-14), the V4 at Holy Cross (4/21), the 2V4 vs. BU, URI, and MIT (4/27), the V4 at the Beanpot, and the 2V4 at the EAWRC Sprints (5/5) ... earned the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
An experienced coxswain, was a three-time captain of the varsity squad ... a three-time recipient of Manhasset's Golden Coxswain Award ... coxed the undefeated lightweight four at Manhasset in 2011-12 ... finished in first place at the US Rowing Youth National Championships as a senior ... received Scholar Athlete recognition six times ... a member of the National Honor Society from 2010-12 ... was named an AP Scholar in 2011 and 2012.
Born on April 4, 1994 ... Justine is the daughter of Sophia and Michael Yunakov; has two younger siblings, Jason and Daniel ... enrolled in the Carroll School of Management.