Claire Scherer
Claire Scherer
Height: 5-2
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Kenmore, N.Y.
High School: Nardin Academy

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2011-2012: Studied abroad.

2010-2011: Coxswain of the open heavy championship eight boat at the 40th Schuylkill Regatta (Oct. 30) as the team tied for first out of 39 teams for the points trophy...coxswain of the varsity eight for all 10 spring regattas…the varsity eight defeated Simmons (April 3) in a dual-race, placed first against Boston College and Connecticut to win the Irving-Christensen Cup (April 17), defeated UMass (April 23) in a dual-race, placed fourth at the Patriot League Championship (April 24) and finished fifth at the New England Championship (April 30)…named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2009-2010: Coxswain for the varsity eight in 10 of 14 races…first place finish against Coast Guard, Mount Holyoke and Wesleyan on Lake Quinsigamond (March 27)...won a race versus Simmons and Smith (March 28)…placed fifth at the Patriot League Championship (April 25) and fifth at the New England Championship (May 1)…won the petite finals at the ECAC National Invitational (May 9)…member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Before Holy Cross: Three-year member of the rowing team at Nardin Academy for coach Kerri Kanaley...senior captain...team won the State championship...won the 2007-2008 Unsung Hero award...also a member of the West Side Rowing Club for coach Aileen McNamara.

Personal: Daughter of John and Joni Scherer...has four brothers (John, Patrick, Kevin and Connor)...a Psychology major.