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Demi

Simms

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Rower
Height: 5'7"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Ambler, Pa.
High School: Mount Saint Joseph Academy

Bio

2017-18: Rowed for the Atlantic 10 Champion Varsity 4, picking up SJU’s first gold medal in that event since 2006… Member of boat that defeated Kansas and Delaware in the George Mason Invitational and was named the Atlantic 10 Boat of the Week on April 22 for that performance… Also helped V4 score wins over Georgetown and MIT in the GW Invitational… Named to the Atlantic 10 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and the SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

2016-17: Member of Dad Vail champion Freshman 8, for the Hawks' first-ever gold medal in that event... Helped the Third Varsity 8 earn first place in the Atlantic 10 Championships, in the non-scoring event... Member of the Freshman 8 that won at the Kelly Cup... Rowed for the Freshman 4 that took first and the Freshman 8 that placed second at the Murphy Cup... Helped the Freshman 8 defeat Delaware and Penn... Rowed for the Third Varsity 8 that took silver at the GW Invitational... Named to the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll and the SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll for both semesters.

High School/Personal: Team placed first at the Philly City Championship three times… Also took second at the Stotesbury Regatta and the Philly City Championship… Placed third at the SRAA Nationals twice, and also third at the Mid-Atlantic Championship and Stotesbury Regatta… Competed at the US Rowing Youth Nationals and in the Women's Henley Regatta… Received academic honors… Mother, Pam, played Division III lacrosse and field hockey at Chestnut Hill College… Sister, Natalie, is a junior on SJU's rowing team… Interdisciplinary health services major.

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Wingin' It with Katherine Robb
Wingin' It with Maria Biancaniello
Women's Rowing Freshman 8 Wins at Dad Vail Regatta