Rafaela Stalph
Rafaela Stalph
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mosman, Australia
High School: Queenwood School for Girls
Major: Government
House Affiliation: Quincy

Senior: CRCA National Scholar Athlete Award Winner... Stroked the varsity eight at NCAA Championships ... Stroked the varsity eight at Ivy League Championships ... Raced in the first varsity eight at the 54th Head of the Charles Regatta... Sat two seat for varsity eight during the Eastern Sprints Championship… Sat two seat for varsity eight against Northeastern and Yale… Sat two seat for varsity eight against Brown… Sat two seat for varsity eight during the Class of 1984 Plaque… Sat two seat for varsity eight during the Class of 1975 Cup… Sat two seat for varsity eight against Michigan, Michigan State and Indiana

Junior: Raced in the first varsity eight at Head of the Charles ... Sat two seat in the first varsity eight at Ivy/Big Ten Double Duels, defeating Michigan State ... Sat two seat in first varsity eight against Brown ... Two seat for the varsity eight at Ivy Round Robins ... Was second varsity eight stroke in win over Northeastern ... Four seat in second varsity eight that won Eastern Sprints Championship.

Sophomore: Stroke seat of First Varsity Eight at 52nd HOCR ... Sat in two seat and stroke seat of the First Varsity Eight in the spring season, winning EARC Sprints. 

Freshman: Won gold at EARC Sprints in Stroke Seat of the First Varsity Four.

Before Radcliffe: Rowed for Queenwood School and Mosman Rowing Club from 2009-2015 ... Won Gold in Schoolgirl Quad at the 2012 Australian National Championships, Gold in the Schoolgirl Quad and Silver in U19 Four at 2013 National Championships ... Won Gold in U19 Pair and Schoolgirl Four, Silver in U19 Four, Bronze in U19 Eight and NSW Women’s Youth Eight at the 2014 National Champs ... Gold in the U19 Pair, U19 Four and U21 Quad at the 2015 Nationals ... Selected for Junior Women’s Pair at 2015 Junior World Champs ... Stroked the Australian Womens Four for Australia at the U23 World Championships in 2017. 

Why Radcliffe? Radcliffe is such a supportive team, backing you at all times – both on and off the water. I love surrounding myself with teammates who are dedicated to and passionate about both academics and athletics.

Favorite class taken at Harvard: Ethics, Biotechnology and the Future of Human Nature with Michael Sandel

If rowers had a walk out song, what would yours be? Respect by Aretha Franklin

Radcliffe Names: Raf