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Jill Carlson
Jill Carlson
Year: Junior
Hometown: Newton, Mass.
High School: Newton Country Day School
Major: Classics
House Affiliation: Cabot

Junior • 2011
A CRCA Scholar Athlete … Coxed the varsity eight … Helped the varsity eight win the third-level final at the NCAA Championships with a time of 6:34.45 … Contributed to fifth-place finish at the EAWRC Sprints … Helped Radcliffe win varsity and team titles at the Beanpot on April 30 … Aided in a three-second victory over Yale to win the Case Cup for the first time in eight years … Helped the varsity eight beat Dartmouth, No. 10 Ohio State and Northeastern at the Charles River Challenge on April 17 … Rallied with the varsity eight to finish second place, ahead of Minnesota and Syracuse … Part of a resounding victory over Tulsa on March 26 to open the spring season.

Sophomore • 2010
Made six appearances in the coxswain position with the varsity eight and one with the varsity four A ... Helped the varsity eight win the petite final in  6:43.353 at the EAWRC Sprints May 16 … Contributed to the varsity eight finishing third in 6:46.38 and Radcliffe claiming its fourth team-points banner over Boston College, Boston University, MIT and Northeastern at the Beanpot May 1 … Raced in the varsity eight and finished second in 6:45.2 over Syracuse at the O’Leary Cup April 17 … Competed with the varsity eight and finished fifth in 6:53.33 at the San Diego Crew Classic finals March 28.

Freshman • 2009
Made three appearances in the coxswain position with the varsity eight, three with the second varsity eight, and one with the varsity four A ... Raced with the varsity eight and won the third-level final in 6:24.90 at the NCAA Championships May 31 … Helped the varsity eight finish second and earn silver in 6:22.861 in the grand final at the EAWRC Sprints May 16 … Finished first with the varsity eight in 7:00.6 to claim the Beanpot ahead of Boston University, Boston College, MIT and Northeastern, and helped Radcliffe win the team title with 25 points May 2 … Defeated Tennessee and Gonzaga with the second varsity eight in 7:24.9 at the Charles River Challenge April 26 … Raced with the second varsity eight and defeated Dartmouth and Syracuse in 7:07.1 April 18 … Helped the varsity four A finish third ahead of Cornell in 8:10.4 April 11.

Before Harvard
Coxed for three years for varsity crew at Community Rowing, Inc. ... Coxswain for the varsity lightweight eight that took first at the Northeast Regionals and second at the Junior National Championships senior year ... Coxed varsity four to third-place finish at Northeast Regionals, qualifying for Junior National Championships junior year ... Class Valedictorian ... National Honor Society ... National AP Scholar ... National Merit Finalist ... Head of Model UN senior year and member all four years.

Personal
Brother, Jack, was captain of the Georgetown men’s varsity heavyweight crew.