|GLENN ON GRABER:|
"Hillary is potentially one of the strongest athletes on the team. I expect her to spend this year learning how to utilize her strength, so she can be a major contributor to the program. I am looking forward to working with Hillary as she becomes a tougher competitor and learns how much more she can do."
FALL 2002: Claimed two gold medals at the Chattanooga Head Race, winning as a member of Championship 4+ and 2x crews.
Graduated from Bettendorf H.S. in 2002...Participated in volleyball and softball in addition to rowing...Has won gold medals in doubles races at a number of regattas, including the Head of Des Moines in 2001, the Grand Regatta in 2001 and the Quad City Classic in 2000...Placed fifth in the doubles event at the 2001 Nationals in Camden, N.J...Member of the National Honor Society and was a three-year academic letterwinner...Also active in the drama club, Students Against Destructive Decisions and color guard...
Hopes to pursue a major in either marine biology or elementary education...Enjoys playing the piano, running, swimming, hiking, biking and in-line skating...Lists former coach Nancy DenBesten as the biggest sports influence on her...Has one brother, Seth, 19...Hillary L. Graber was born May 29, 1984, in Fairfield, Iowa...Her parents and James and Deanne Graber.