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Elizabeth                          Kantak
Elizabeth
Kantak
Class: Jr.
Hometown: Sandy Springs, Ga.
High School: St. Pius X Catholic
Sport: Rowing

Biography

At West Virginia (2013-14)
  • Competed with the Second Varsity Eight+ crew at the Conference USA Championship, finishing fourth in the Petite Final
  • Finished fifth on the Second Varsity Eight+ boat at the Big 12 Championship
  • Took fourth place in the Third Final at the Knecht Cup with the First Varsity Eight+ crew
  • Rowed on the First Varsity Eight+ boat against Indiana
  • Won bronze, finishing 3rd out of 43 crews in the Open Four+ at the Head of the Schuylkill
  • Finished 12th of 21 crews in the Open Heavy Championship Eight+ Final at the Head of the Schuylkill
  • Won gold at the Head of the Ohio with the Open Eight+ crew and in the Open 2x
  • Academic All-Big 12 Second Team
At West Virginia (2012-13)
  • Named Big 12 Newcomer of the Year
  • Was part of the First Varsity 8+ crew that earned Conference USA Boat of the Week honors after its fifth-place finish out of 34 crews at the Knecht Cup
  • Was part of the First Varsity 8+ crew that earned Big 12 Boat of the Week and Conference USA Boat of the Week honors for its first-place finish against Alabama and UCF
  • Rowed to a fourth-place finish at the Big 12 Championship as part of the First Varsity 8+
  • Earned a fifth-place finish at the Conference USA Championship as part of the First Varsity 8+
  • During the fall season, rowed to two medal-winning performances at the Philadelphia Frostbite Regatta with the Varsity 8+ ‘A’ and Varsity 4+ ‘A’ crews
  • Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
Prep
  • Attended St. Pius X Catholic
  • Rowed for St. Andrew Rowing Club
  • Earned Most Improved Oarswoman in 2010
  • Earned Coaches Award in 2012
Personal
  • Daughter of Gregg and Donna Kantak
  • Is an only child
  • Birthday is Jan. 14
  • Majoring in art and design
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll

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