Jaclyn Smith

Jaclyn SmithJacklyn Smith
Legs, Trunk and Arms Mixed Four with Coxswain

Mineola, N.Y.
Hometown: Williston Park, N.Y.
Current Residence: Fairfield, Conn.
Club Affiliation: Sacred Heart University 
Began Rowing: 2007, Our Lady of Mercy Academy
Date of Birth: 7/3/93
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 150
High School: Our Lady of Mercy Academy
Undergraduate Education: Sacred Heart University
Graduate Education: Sacred Heart University, Elementary School Education, 2016
Training Location: Community Rowing, Inc.
Current Coaches: Nicoleta Mantescu, Ellen Minzner, Shelagh Donohoe 
National Teams: Four – 2013-16, Senior

International Results: Won silver in the legs, trunk and arms four with coxswain at the 2015 World Rowing Championships...Won silver in the legs, trunk and arms mixed four with coxswain at the 2014 World Rowing Championships...Finished fourth in the legs, trunk and arms mixed four with coxswain at the 2013 World Rowing Championships.

National Results: Won the legs, trunk and arms four at the 2015 C.R.A.S.H. B Indoor World Rowing Championships..Finished second in the pair at the 2015 Dad Vail Regatta...Won the legs, trunk and arms mix four at the 2014 Head of the Charles.

Personal: Jaclyn is the second oldest of four to parents James and Annmarie Smith; older brother James, younger brother Brian, and younger sister Caleigh...Born into a very athletic family, Jaclyn played all sorts of sports growing up in order to keep up with her very athletically talented siblings, Jaclyn was inspired to row when she attended high school at Our Lady of Mercy Academy and they offered rowing as a varsity sport...She took up rowing because she believed it was a sport that she would be able to excel in...She favors all New York sports teams; the Yankees, Giants, Rangers, and Knicks. Her favorite book is "Hope Solo's Memoir" and her favorite TV show is "Friday Night Lights"....During her free time, Jaclyn loves going to the beach and spending time with friends...Jaclyn says that living out her dreams of rowing on the United States National Team would not be possible without the continuous love and support of her family and friends, but specifically her parents, grandparents, and Coach, Nicoleta Mantescu. 

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