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Sarah Carless
Sarah  Carless


Kalamazoo, Mich.

High School:

Last College:
Kalamazoo Valley CC


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 ...

Prior to MSU: Was homeschooled in Kalamazoo, Mich. until graduating high school and attending Kalamazoo Valley Community College for two years... Was a competitive gymnast her freshman year of high school at the state and regional level... Finished first in a group jazz dance competition and in an aero solo dance competition her senior year of high school... Was a member of Phi Kappa Theta at Kalamazoo Valley Community College.

Personal: Born August 7, 1998 in Kalamazoo, Michigan... Daughter of Todd and Jodi Carless... Sister to Emily and Maggie... Father, Todd Carless, rowed at the club level at MSU and graduated in 1985... Hobbies include snowboarding, water skiing and photography... Majoring in kinesiology and is an aspiring physician's assistant or CrossFit strength and conditioning coach.

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