Kelly Barton
Kelly Barton
Height: 5-6
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Philadelphia, Pa.
High School: Merion Mercy Academy
Major: Mathematics

2017-18: CRCA National Scholar-Athlete... IRA All-Academic Team... Competed in eight regattas in the Varsity 8 boat... Was in the #8 seat in four races... Her V8 was sixth in the Head of the Charles... Won the race with Simmons and Bates... Finished sixth in the Grand Final at the Knecht Cup and fifth in the final at the Dad Vail... Was in the #2 seat in the V8 that was sixth in the Grand Final at the IRA National Championship. [COMPLETE RESULTS]

2016-17: IRA All-Academic Team... CRCA Scholar-Athlete... Competed in all eight regattas, rowing in the #2 seat of the V8 in the Head of the Charles and Foot of the Charles... Was in the #8 seat for four regattas with the V8, including advancing to the grand final at the Knecht Cup on 4/9... Rowed in the #6 seat of the V8 at the Dad Vail on 5/12-13 and the IRA's on 6/2-4. [COMPLETE RESULTS]

2015-16: Competed in eight events, seven as the #2 seat of the V8 … finished fifth in the grand final of the IRA National Championship (6/5) … won the grand final at the Dad Vail Regatta (5/14) … was the #2 seat of the V8 that finished third in the petite final of the Knecht Cup (4/10) … also rowed in the #2 seat of the fourth-place V4 at the Knecht Cup (4/10). [COMPLETE RESULTS]

Off The Water at MIT: Majoring in mathematics with a minor in finance... Summer analyst at Morgan Stanley Institutional Equities Division and Intern at Senreve... UROP in the Sloan School doing data analysis on hedge funds... Chair of the UA Community Service Committee... Peer mentor in Baker House.

High School: A 2015 graduate of Merion Mercy Academy … first-place in City Championship Novice 8 Stroke … second-place in Lightweight 8 Stroke at City Champs … Stotesbury Cup … Nationals … third in all three another year… Varsity Lightweight 8 for three years - two years as stroke seat … Spanish, Math, Science, and National Honor Society … Corresponding Secretary NHS … Distinguished honors all four years … highest honor in AP Statistics and AP Chemistry.

Club: Rowed with Fairmount Rowing Association.