Defne

Sevil

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Varsity
Year: Junior
Hometown: Dallas, Texas
High School: American School of Barcelona
Major: International Studies
Experience: High School

Bio

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2018-19
Helped the Second Varsity 4 to a runner-up finish at the Sacramento State Invitational ... Placed second with the Second Varsity 8 at the Central Sprints ... Posted a runner-up finish in the Second Varsity 8 boat at the WIRA Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended American School of Barcelona in Barcelona, Spain … Competed in rowing, volleyball, basketball and soccer.

PERSONAL
Born Oct. 21 in Dallas, Texas … Daughter of Tulin and Murat Sevil … Has a younger brother named Bartu … International Studies major and Spanish minor at Marshall College … Plans to work in Europe as a United States ambassador or go to graduate school after graduating from UC San Diego ... Most memorable rowing moment was walking on the second place boat in the sprint to place second and move onto the finals at the 2017 WIRA Championships ... Top UC San Diego moments are seeing the sunrise when rowing on Mission Bay ... Enjoys reading, listening to music and traveling … Cheers for FC Barcelona and the Dallas Mavericks … Favorite athlete is Gerard Pique … Listens to Michael Jackson, Jack Johnson and Spanish music … Likes eating seafood, especially octopus ... Most people do not know that she has been to 33 countries ... Uses Instagram.

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NCAA Rowing Championships Highlights
Interview: Colin Truex
Varsity 4 Repechage Finish