Lindsay  Nelson

Lindsay Nelson


Knoxville, Tenn.

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FALL 2009 (SENIOR): Opened the season with a bronze medal in the Championship 8+ at the Chattanooga Head Race...Part of the C8+ boat that finished 13th in the Head of the Hooch...Helped her shell take seventh at the Rivanna Romp...Collected bronze in the Champ 4+ at the Chattanooga Head Race.

2008-09 (JUNIOR): Worked her way into the second varsity eight shell after spending the fall campaign with the novice eight boat...Helped her 2V8+ crew to a first-place finish over Alabama...Member of the 2V8+ shell that captured the B Final at the Lake Natoma Invitational and a runner-up finish at the Charles River Challenge...Took home a fourth-place time in the second varsity eight D Final at the South/Central Aramark Sprints...Helped her novice boat take bronze at the Head of the Tennessee regatta...Member of the Novice 8+ crews that finished in 16th place at the Head of the Hooch and in fifth-place at the Rivanna Romp.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Bearden High School...Won two national championships with her high school cheerleading team and four with the Premier Sharks Competitive Cheer club.

PERSONAL: Transferred to UT Knoxville after spending her first two years in college at Chattanooga...Her mom received her master's degree in audiology from UT...Has one sister, Brittany, 18...Lindsay Nicole Nelson was born in Knoxville, Tenn., on June 17, 1988...She is the daughter of Jeff and Denise Nelson.



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