Player Profiles



Elizabeth                          Duarte
Elizabeth
Duarte
Class: Sr.
Hometown: Morgantown, W.Va.
High School: Morgantown High
Sport: Rowing

Biography

At West Virginia 2013-14
  • Earned fifth place with the First Varsity 8+ at the Big 12 Championship
  • Took second place in the Petite Final of the Conference USA Championship in the First Varsity 8+
  • Rowed in the Petite Final of the Knecht Cup with the Second Varsity 8+
  • Won a bronze medal at the Head of the Schuylkill with the First Varsity 4+
  • Helped lead the First Varsity 8+ to a 10th-place finish out of 40 entries at the Head of the Schuylkill
  • Finished 12th of 21 in the First Varsity 8+ Final at the Head of the Schuylkill
  • Won gold at the Head of the Ohio in the First Varsity 8+ and First Varsity 4+
  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team
At West Virginia 2012-13
  • Was part of Second Varsity 8+ that earned Conference USA Boat of the Week honors for their two first-place finishes against Bucknell, Connecticut and Delaware
  • Helped lead the Second Varsity 8+ to a fourth-place finish at the Big 12 Championship
  • Took fifth at the Conference USA Championship as part of the Second Varsity 8+
  • Earned 10th out of 31 entries at the Knecht Cup as part of the Second Varsity 8+
  • Placed third in Second Varsity 8+ competition against Alabama and UCF
  • During the fall season, rowed as part of the Varsity 4+ ‘C’ boat
  • Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association National Scholar-Athlete
  • Most Improved (Varsity)
At West Virginia 2011-12
  • Raced to a seventh-place finish at the Head of the Occoquan in the Novice 4+ event while also racing to a sixth-place finish in Novice 8+ competition.
  • Earned a second-place finish in Flight One at the Philadelphia Frostbite in Novice 8+ competition
  • Raced as a member of the Second Varsity 8+ during the spring season, placing third at North Carolina, second in the Petite Final at the Occoquan Sprints, and fifth in the Third Final at the Knecht Cup
  • Also competed as a member of the Varsity 4+, placing first in the Petite Final at the Notre Dame Invitational and second in the Petite Final at the Big East Championship
Prep
  • Attended Morgantown High
  • Captain of cross country and track teams
  • Four-year letterwinner in cross country and track
  • Competed at states as member of cross country team (2007, 2008, 2010)
  • Also qualified for states in track (2009)
  • Honor Roll
  • National Honor Society Officer
  • Key Club Officer
  • French Honor Society
  • Science Honor Society
Personal
  • Daughter of John and Kelly Duarte
  • One of two children
  • Birthday is July 30
  • Majoring in biology
  • Mother was a WVU rower (1983-84)
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Academic All-Big 12 First Team

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