|GLENN ON GILMORE:|
"Hilary, in her second year of rowing, is an exciting young athlete. She has a strong competitive spirit and will become an efficient member of any crew with added time and miles. I expect her to maintain a high level of focus throughout the winter and spring, so she can match that competitive spirit with skill."
FALL 2002: Sat out the fall due to injury...2002-02: Rowed on the first Novice 8+ boat throughout the spring...Helped row her shell to victory at the SEC Championship Invitational...Member of the bronze medal-winning Novice 8+ crew at the Southern Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships...Led her shell to fifth place in the Novice 8+ Grand Final at the Lexus Central/Southern Sprints...
Graduated from Hillsboro H.S. in 2001 after earning four letters in cross country and track and one in swimming...Ran in the state cross country meet in 1998 and '99...Qualified for the state track championships in the 4x800m relay as a senior...Graduated in the top 10 percent of her class...Active in the community service club, school band, spirit club, National Honor Society and as a peer mentor...
Pursuing a major in industrial engineering...Enjoys hiking and working with animals...Has three sisters, Amy, 17, Laura, 15, and Sarah, 13, and one brother, David, 11...Hilary Blessing Gilmore was born Sept. 1, 1983, in Memphis, Tenn...Her parents are Anthony and Patrice Gilmore.