Laura Dunphy
Laura Dunphy
Height: 5-7
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Shelburne, Vt.
High School: Champlain Valley Union
Major: Biological Engineering

2013-14: Competed as a skipper in six regattas and was the crew in one event...ICSA academic all-conference team...won the Horn Trophy (11/9)...captured third place at the Pine Trophy (9/15)...was sixth in the B Division of the Regis Bowl (9/29) and the A Division of the BU Trophy (3/30)...finished 12th in the B Division of the Navy Women's Fall Intersectional (10/13)...was the crew in the eighth-place A Division boat at the Navy Women's Spring Regatta (3/9).

2012-13: Competed in eight regattas as a skipper and two as the crew...was the crew in MIT's fifth-place performance at the NEISA Match Racing Championship (10/7)...finished eighth in the B Division of the Women's New England Championship (4/28)...captured the runner-up spot in the A Division of the FJ Invite (9/16)...secured fifth place in the A Division of the Central Series 1 (3/16)...finished sixth in the B Division of the Regis Bowl (9/23)...was the crew of the A Division boat that ranked eighth at the Women's Interconference Regatta (3/3).

2011-12: Competed in seven regattas as the skipper and was the crew in one event...was the crew in a B Division boat the finished 11th at the NEISA Women's Championship (4/22)...captured fourth place in the B Division of the Central Series 1 (3/18)...was fifth at the Midweek Tech Invite (9/20) and the B Division of the Regis Trophy (9/25)...finished eighth in the B Divisions of the Toni Deutsch Regatta (9/11) and the President's Trophy (4/8), as well as at the Duplin Trophy (3/25).

On Dry Land at MIT: Majoring in biological engineering...studying HIV vaccines as a UROP in the Lauffenburger Lab...conducted a UROP in the RIbbeck and Han Labs...also plays intramural ice hockey.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Champlain Valley Union High School...captain and skipper on Northern Vermont High School Sailing Team.