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Kelly Hill

Player Profile
RS Sophomore

Los Altos Hills, Calif.

High School:
Pinewood School




2008-09: Redshirted the season.

2007-08: Competed in the Varsity Four.

High School: Rowed for the Stanford Junior Crew while attending Pinewood School ... coached by Stanford Community Rowing Director Monica Hilcu and 2008 Olympic Gold medalist and Stanford alum Adam Kreek ... also played for the Pinewood volleyball and soccer teams.

Personal: A native of the Bay Area ... parents are Cary and Cathy Hill ... has two older siblings, Michael and Nikki ... majoring in human biology ... enjoys cooking, singing, dancing, and horseback riding.

Getting to Know Kelly Hill:

ParentsCary and Cathy Hill
SiblingsMichael and Nikki
MajorHuman biology
Contemplated ProfessionUndecided
Other hobbies outside of StanfordCooking, singing, dancing, and horseback riding
I was introduced to rowing byMy pop
I would describe myself as:Energetic
The reason I love rowing is:The sunrises
My favorite pre-race ritual is:Sacrificing some spit to the spit gods
The thing I love most about sports is:Being active
My favorite food isBroccoli
Favorite MovieShawshank Redemption
My favorite professional/Olympic athlete isAdam Kreek
If I could spend a day with anyone, it would be:Kevin Brauch
The best advice I've ever received was:"The only things you regret in life are the things you don't do" -my brother Michael
I am most thankful in my life forMy family
The reason I chose StanfordEverything that makes Stanford Stanford
The people who have had the greatest influence on my life are:My family
My most prized possession is:My stuffed animal frogs from when I was a baby
If I were not a collegiate rower I would be:Part of an A Capella group
Favorite BookThe Book Thief
The Place I'd Most Like To VisitGreece
Favorite Place I've Ever VisitedLizard Island, Australia
The best thing about Stanford isAll of the traditions, and the amazing people that go here
If I had to cook all of my meals I would probably survive onAnything, I love to cook
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