Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Framingham, Mass.
High School: Marian



  • Selected to the Patriot League All-Academic Team
  • Named a Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) National Scholar-Athlete
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
  • Competed in four races in the varsity eight boat
  • Competed two races in the varsity four boat
  • Competed in five races in the junior varsity eight boat


  • Competed in three fall regattas and six in the spring
  • Raced in the varsity four boat that won the Petite Final at the Patriot League Championship (May 12)


  • Raced in six spring events
  • Competed in the varsity four at the Patriot League Championship (May 24)
  • Earned Patriot League Academic Honor Roll accolades

Before Holy Cross:

  • Four-year member of the varsity soccer team as a mid-fielder at Marian High School
  • Captained the team in 2013 and 2014
  • Team won the 2011 NCAA Team Sportsmanship Award
  • Earned the 2012 and 2014 league co-MVP
  • Earned the 2012 and 2014 D3 First Team 2012
  • Also earned the 2014 D3 All-State All-Star
  • Two-year member of the varsity track and field team as a sprinter and a thrower
  • Captained the team in the spring of 2015
  • Played four years of club soccer for Global Premier Soccer as a defensemen / midfielder
  • 2010 and 2011 league champions
  • Valedictorian of her graduating class, president of National Honor Society and senior class treasurer


  • Daughter of David and Tina Sparling
  • Has four sisters (Alisha, McKenzie, Paige and Brooke)
  • Father played baseball at Jefferson Community College
  • Uncle, Thomas Francis Capone (1979), and great grandfather Anthony Charles Capone Sr., graduated from Holy Cross
  • Has not yet declared a major
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