Debbie Sokolowski
Debbie Sokolowski
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: Collingdale, Pa.
High School: Merion Mercy Academy

2010-2011: Rowed for the novice eight at the 40th Schuylkill Regatta (Oct. 30) as the team tied for first out of 39 teams for the points trophy…member of the novice eight in seven spring regattas…part of the novice eight which finished first in a race with Boston College and Connecticut (April 17), placed fifth at the New England Championship (April 30) and came in fourth at the ECAC National Invitational (May 8)…named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Before Holy Cross: Member of the varsity lightweight crew for three seasons at Merion Mercy Academy in Merion Station, Pa., for coach Mike Brown…won 11 career medals…won the freshmen four gold medal at the 2007 Philadelphia City Championship and the silver at the 2007 New Jersey state championship…member of a boat that advanced to the finals of the 2009 Stotesbury Cup and placed 10th at the 2010 Scholastic National Regatta…team placed second overall in the Philadelphia Scholastic Rowing Association Point Trophy competition from 2007-2010…two-year member of Student Council, including one year on the executive board as communications officer…two-time Perfect Paper award recipient with perfect scores on the National Latin Exam in 2009 and 2010…member of National Honor Society and National Latin Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Peter and Hetty Sokolowski…mother played field hockey and lacrosse at Widener…has one brother (Michael)…a Classics major.