Sophie Deans
Sophie Deans
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Sydney, Australia
High School: Queenwood

2016-17: Sat in the bow seat of the second varsity eight that won a bronze medal at the Ivy League championship and was the eighth fastest crew at the NCAA Championship... CRCA Scholar Athlete.

2015-16: Sat in the bow seat of the varsity eight that won a bronze medal at the Ivy League Championship... Sat in the No. 2 seat of the second varsity eight at the NCAA Championship... CRCA Scholar Athlete.

2014-15: Sat in the No. 2 seat in the varsity four that finished second in the grand final at the NCAA Championship... Won a silver medal in the varsity four at the Ivy League Championship.

HS Coach: Alfie Young
Why Yale? "I chose Yale because of the unique opportunity to engage in a world-class education and university experience while being part of a challenging and competitive rowing program. Yale promises to provide a stimulating academic and sporting environment within a vibrant social context."
Quote: Tough times don't last but tough people do.
Idol(s): My parents are my role models and have taught me to never give up and keep doing what I love, which is what has ultimately brought me to Yale University.