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    Sarah Palandech  
    Sarah Palandech

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Lakenheath, UK

    High School:
    Lakenheath

    Height:
    5-8

    Birthdate:
    09/20/1984

    Squad:
    Varsity


    IN THE FALL: Member of the eighth-place piece one crew at the season opener with a time of 10:08.00 ... placed seventh clocking in at a time of 9:44.00 in the piece two race ... finished the day in the piece three competition in a time of 10:33.00, which was good enough for 11th-place ... sat in the eight seat at the Notre Dame Invitational where her boat placed fourth in the open eight race ... impressive second place finish out of 19 entries at the Head of the Elk in the open eight-a, finishing in a time of 14:29.23.

    AS A JUNIOR: Earned her first monogram with the Irish...member of the varsity eight crew in 2004-2005 ... BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... finished the season with a third place finish in the Petite Finals of the Central/South Region Sprints, only 3.50 seconds behind the winner, Minnesota... second place finish at the BIG EAST Championships ... came in third against Harvard and Yale ... defeated Cincinnati ... second place versus Louisville and Indiana and first against Indiana and Purdue in a time of 6:56.8 ... finished second in the Jessop-Whittier Cup Petite Final of the San Diego Crew Classic ... placed third versus Tennessee and Michigan State.

    AS A SOPHOMORE: Rowed two seat of the "B" boat in the first varsity eight race at the Head of the Rock, finishing seventh of 34 boats ... also competed in the pairs race at the Head of the Rock, placing 15th with Megan Sanders...finished third at the Head of the Charles and Head of the Eagle out of 47 boats.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Part of the varsity eight crew that defeated Kansas "A" boat by over 17 seconds...rowed at the Head of the Rock and claimed a victory with the varsity four crew...finished seventh in the varsity eight race.

    PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-sport athlete at Lakenheath High School ... earned three letters in cross country and one apiece in rowing and softball ... regional and state champion in rowing her junior campaign ... captained her cross country team to a regional championship as a sophomore ... daughter of Elizabeth and Donald Palendech ... has two younger siblings ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters, majoring in political science.

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