Claire Dirks
Claire Dirks
Height: 5-9
Year: So.
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario
High School: Havergal College

2017-18: Sat in the No. 3 seat of the Ivy League champion varsity four... Also part of varsity four that placed sixth in grand final at the NCAA Championship... Recipient of the team's Chris Ernst Award.

International Experience: Won a silver medal with the Canadian four at the 2017 CanAmMex Regatta.

Rowing Program: Havergal College, Ridley Graduate Boat Club

Why Yale: “Despite being from a different country, when I visited Yale, I felt at home. On my official visit, the coaches, team and other students couldn't stop telling me about how wonderful and exceptional Yale truly is. I am looking forward to exploring Yale’s outstanding and challenging academics and contributing to a phenomenal team.”

Porter’s Quote: “Claire is a skilled boat mover and tenacious racer. She is going to fit right in to what we are trying to accomplish.”

Career Highlight: Canadian Nationals, Silver Medal, 8+