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Annie Cantu
Annie  Cantu


Plano, Texas

High School:
Plano Senior


2017: Opened the season with strong performances at the Oak Ridge Cardinal in the novice eight, finishing a half-length behind Virginia in a time of 6:52.551 and defeating Notre Dame and West Virginia in the morning session and posting a heat victory in a time 6:58.975 with a 45-second margin over the Mountaineers and Tennessee in the afternoon (3/11) ... On Sunday at Oak Ridge (3/12), was less than a second off the pace of first-place Virginia (6:48.318) and defeated the Spartan 2N8 and Tennessee by several lengths of open water ... Rowed in a pair of novice eight races at Michigan (3/25), opening the day by finishing ahead of the host Wolverines and visiting Radcliffe in a time of 7:07.53, more than 11 seconds ahead of UM and 17 in front of Radcliffe ... Was second to Yale in the evening session, nine seconds behind the Bulldogs but still six seats ahead of Michigan in a time of 7:02.73 ... In a Big Ten Double Dual at Indiana (4/1) in the novice eight, posted a pair of commanding open-water victories, defeating the Hawkeyes by more than 26 seconds in a time of 6:44.62 before finishing 23 seconds ahead of second-place Kansas and more than 27 seconds over Indiana (6:54.80) ... Hosting a Big Ten Double Dual on Lake Ovid (4/8), rowed to a pair of commanding wins on the day in the novice eight, clocked in 6:46.35 in the morning, about a half a length of open water ahead of UW (6:52.35); MSU then had a 28-second margin over Minnesota in the afternoon ( 6:50.24 - 7:18.44)... Racing on the Charles River in Cambridge, Mass. in the second varsity eight, was about a second off the pace of Northeastern (4/22), and was two seats behind at the finish (6:42.684 -- 6:43.731) ... Was eight seconds behind No. 16 Radcliffe (6:44.6- 6:52.6) in a second raceday on the Charles (4/23)... In the second varsity eight at Big Ten Championships (5/14), finished sixth behind Indiana in a time of 6:32.868, four seats ahead of Minnesota ...

Prior to MSU: Attended Plano Senior High School in Plano, Texas... Placed fourth in Jr. B Girls 1x, third in Jr. B Girls 2x and second in Sr. B Girls 4x at Challenge West/BC Championships in 2013 as a freshman... Finished 14th in Women's Youth 2x and 13th in Women's Youth 4x at The Head of the Hooch as a sophomore... Placed 14th in Women's Youth 2x at 2014 Head of the Charles as a junior... Finished 16th in Women's Youth 2x and 24th in Women's Youth 1x at Head of the Hooch as a senior.

Personal: Born on May 1, 1998 in Plano, Texas... Daughter of Roger and Donna Cantu... Sister to Kylie, Dylan and Colby... Majoring in human biology and aspires to be an emergency room physician.

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