Women's Openweight Crew

 
Betsy Soukup
Betsy Soukup
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Sunnyside, N.Y.
High School: Stuyvesant
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2013-14: Second team All-Patriot League … Patriot League Academic Honor Roll  … CRCA Scholar Athlete … started the fall season in the five seat of the V8 crew at the Head of the Charles (10/20) and at the Princeton Chase (10/27) … moved to the one seat of the B4 entry for the Foot of the Charles (11/16) …  started the spring season in the five seat against Boston College (4/5) … moved to the three seat for the next eight races … helped the crew to wins over Rutgers (4/6), St. Joseph’s (4/11) and George Washington (4/12) … back to the five seat at the Patriot League Championships (5/16) where she helped the Engineers to a third-place finish and a fourth-place overall in the final team standings.

2012-13: Saw action in eight events for the Engineers … member of the varsity 8 crew … Patriot League Academic Honor Roll … CRCA Scholar Athlete … rowed in the five seat at the Head of the Charles (10/21) … moved to the three position for the Princeton Chase (10/28) … back into the five slot vs. Boston College (4/6), at the George Washington Invitational (4/12), vs. BU/BC/URI (4/27) and the Beanpot (4/28) … rowed from the three position for the EAWRC Sprints (5/5) and Patriot League Championships (5/17) … team scored head-to-head wins over George Washington, St. Joseph’s and Georgetown … third-place overall finish at the George Washington Invitational … third-place at the Patriot League Championships.

2011-12: Rowed in novice 8 during the fall season … rowed in second varsity 8 during spring season, sitting in the three seat

Off The Water at MIT: Majoring in mechanical engineering … minor in East Asian studies … concentration in Chinese … internship with Harley-Davidson … NREIP Internship at Panama City Navy Base … research in the Rohsenow Heat Transfer Lab, MIT D-Lab … vice president of philanthropy of Pi Beta Phi … DME coordinator.

High School: A 2010 graduate of Stuyvesant High School … National Honor Society.