Elizabeth Pate
Elizabeth Pate
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lafayette, Calif.
High School: Miramonte
Major: History of Art and Architecture
House Affiliation: Cabot

Senior • 2017 
Team co-captain ... Tabbed to Intercollegiate Rowing Association All-Academic team ... Sat in the seventh seat for the first place varsity eight at the 52nd Head of the Charles Regatta ... Sat in seat No. 5 in the first varsity eight against Bates College and Simmons College ... Sat in the fifth seat in first varsity eight at Knecht Cup ... Was in fifth seat in first varsity eight against Boston University and MIT ... Rowed in seat No. 5 in first varsity eight against Princeton ... Raced in fifth seat in first varsity eight at Eastern Sprints ... Rowed in the fifth seat in varsity eight at IRAs.

Junior • 2016
Sat in the four seat with the varsity eight and second varsity during the regular season … Earned a silver with the V8 at Sprints … Took bronze at the IRA National Championships.

Sophomore • 2015
Sat at six, five, and four seats of the first varsity eight … Earned a gold medal at EARC Sprints … Earned a silver medal at IRA National Championships.

Freshman • 2014
Rowed the sixth seat with the varsity eight all season, helping the crew to an undefeated regular season and the EAWRC Sprints and IRA Championships titles … Named the IRA Crew of the Year … Helped set a new course record at EAWRC Sprints (6:26.536) … Part of the crew that defeated four of the top seven squads at the Lightweight Invitational to overtake the No. 1 spot in the country … Helped break the school record at the Head of the Charles (17:15.232) and finished first overall of collegiate squads.

Before Harvard
Rowed for the Oakland Strokes Rowing club under head coach Derek Byrnes from 2010-13 … Finished first at the USRowing Youth National Championships with the lightweight eight in back-to-back years (2012, 2013) … Ranked third with the women’s varsity eight at the USRowing Youth National Championships in 2013 …  Placed first with both the women’s varsity eight and the lightweight eight at the 2013 Southwest Junior Regionals … Also took first with the lights at the event in 2012 … Took second at the Head of the Charles with the women’s youth eight (2012) … First-place finisher at the Royal Canadian Henley with the women’s lightweight U23 4- … Twin sister, Ellen Pate, rows for the University of Virginia.