2005-06: Competed in the second novice eight throughout the season ... Seven seat at the Big Ten Championships, helping boat to a third place finish ... Second eight also defeated boats from Iowa, Virginia and Michigan during the regular season.
Prior to MSU: Attended Charlevoix Public High School ... Four-year member of the cross country, track and volleyball teams, earning 10 varsity letters ... Two-time competitor at the state championships in track ... Earned academic all-state in cross country.
Personal: Born Sept. 6, 1986 ... Daughter of Ken and Mary Plude ... Majoring in agriscience education.
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