AT UCONN: Is in her fourth year as a member of the team ... rowed seven seat of the varsity eight in the fall of 2009. 2008-09: Competed in five seat of the varsity eight. 2007-08: Rowed five seat of the varsity eight. 2006-07: Rowed five seat of the novice eight that earned bronze medals at both the BIG EAST and Dad Vail Regattas.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended East Catholic High School in Manchester, Conn. ... played basketball and tennis and was captain in both sports ... tennis team won State Championship and was a two-time All-Conference pick in tennis ... All-Conference Academic team ... individual Conference champion in tennis and led basketball team in rebounding ... National Honor Society member.
PERSONAL: Sarah Kimberly Willhoft ... nursing major ... born on September 28, 1988.
PLANS AFTER GRADUATION: "After graduation, I plan on staying in Connecticut and work at a hospital in nursing."
WILLHOFT ON ROWING AT UCONN: "I really enjoyed my novice year because we were so successful and it was a great way to start off my rowing career. I think the varsity boat improved every year and overall, as a team this is our best year yet. I loved being a part of this team the past four years and my UConn experience wouldn't have been the same without.