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 Rachel Hess
Rachel Hess

Eagle River, Wis.

High School:
Northland Pines



Strong Weekend on the Water For Rowing

Eagles 2 Varsity 8 & 2 Varsity 4 Win Gold at the Knecht Cup


Rowing Set for Knecht Cup

BC to compete in six events


Rowing Sweeps MIT

Eagles win the BC-MIT Cup in the Varsity Eight Event


Rowing Places Second and Third at URI

Eagles' third varsity eight provided closest race of the day


Rowing Sweeps Jesuit Invitational

Eagles won in all events

AS A SOPHOMORE (2012-13)
Raced with the Championship Eight at the Head of the Charles (10/21) ... rowed with the Varsity Eight and Varsity Four at the Princeton Chase (10/29) ... came in 14th out of 42 entries with the Varsity Four B at the Foot of the Charles (11/10) ... won the Robert M. Gillin, Jr. Trophy with the First Varsity Eight at the Jesuit Invitational (3/16) ... finished first with the 2V8 at URI (3/30) ... captured first with the 2V8 against MIT (4/6) ... reached the grand finals with the 2V8 at the Knecht Cup (4/13-14) ... gained first place with the 2V8 at Holy Cross (4/21) ... finished second with the 2V8 versus BU, URI, and MIT (4/27) ... came in fourth with the 2V8 at the Beanpot (4/28) ... advanced to the grand finals with the 2V8 at the EAWRC Sprints (5/5) ... contested the 2V8 at the ACC Championship (5/12) ... earned the Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.

AS A FRESHMAN (2011-12)
Raced with the 2V8 at the Jesuit Invitational (3/17), the Beanpot (3/24), the URI Resolute Cup (3/31), the Irving-Christensen Cup (4/7), the Knecht Cup (4/14-15), the ACC Championship (4/21), the MIT Cup Race (5/5) and the EAWRC Sprints (5/13).

Captained ice hockey team as a senior ... won several awards for her participation on the team, including the 2010 Unsung Hero Award and the 2011 Hobie Baker Award ... also a member of the cross country, track and field and softball teams at Northland Pines ... 2009-10 Student Council Treasurer ... 2010-11 Student Council President ...National Honor Society member ... 2010 Badger Girls Delegate ... 2011 State Senate Scholar.

Born March 29, 1993 ... daughter of Terry and Kristin Hess ... one brother, Mitchel ... enrolled in the Carroll School of Management ... majoring in marketing.

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