Mara Piltin
Mara Piltin
Height: 5-3
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Medford, N.J.
High School: Merion Mercy Academy

Captain

2008-2009: Member of the varsity eight and the second varsity eight...rowed for the varsity eight that raced in the Princeton Chase Regatta (Oct. 26)...member of the second varsity eight that placed third at the Patriot League Championship (April 26) and finished second at the New England Championship (May 2)...earned Patriot League Academic Honor Roll accolades.

2007-2008: Rowed for the varsity eight...member of the varsity eight that placed highly at the Head of the Charles Regatta (Oct. 20-21)...team placed third at the Patriot League Championship (April 27)...travelled to Henley Women's Royal Regatta in Henley, England... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2006-2007: Member of the varsity eight and the second varsity eight...rowed for the second varsity eight that placed second at the Knecht Cup (April 14)...member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Before Holy Cross: Two-year member of the varsity rowing team at Merion Mercy Academy for coach Mike Brown...2005 and 2006 captain and founding member of the rowing team...member of the novice eight crew that won 2005 New Jersey State championship and won the 2005 Philadelphia City championship...her second varsity eight crew placed third in the semifinals at the 2005 national championship...also two-year member of the varsity field hockey team...team won the 2002 state championship... member of the National Field Hockey Association's Future's team...was named the most dedicated athlete...Student Council Representative...most creative and inspiring presentation at Lankeneau Hospital Annenberg Science Symposium...member of National Honor Society and National Art Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Dr. Stanley and Gilda Piltin...has one brother Christopher...her brother was a 2008 graduate of Holy Cross and was a member of the rowing team...a Biology major.