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2020 Australian Rowing Recruit – Annabelle Baulch

The Student

  • Attends: The prestigious Somerville House, Queensland Australia
  • Leadership:
    • 2019 – Library Vice Captain
    • 2019 – School Convenor
    • 2018 – Student Ambassador
  • SAT Results:
    • Reading & Writing- 620
    • Math- 610
    • Total Score- 1230
  • Overall GPA: To Be Advised
  • See link below for academic reference

The Person

  • Belle is an active member in both her school and wider-community, participating in many volunteer opportunities including raising money for the RACQ Helicopter Service and helping out at the Ronald McDonald House. She has also participated in rowing novice clinics, working bees and volunteered at the Surf Life Saver Club at Cottesloe Beach.
  • Those who know Belle describe her as a conscientious, mature and considerate young woman. She is optimistic, determined, caring & trustworthy.
  • She is also a role model for younger student-athletes as she consistently fosters teamwork and models a positive attitude, clear focus, and unyielding work ethic that balances both rowing and her scholastic pursuits.
  • See link below to School Character Reference 
A Word From Annabelle

“I would love the opportunity to both study and row at college in the United States. I have always tried to challenge myself as much as I can and I believe that it is an amazing chance to learn so much about myself and other parts of the world.”

 The Athlete

  • Position: Bow and Stroke Side
    • 2, 3 & 4 seat of Open First VIII
    • 2 seat in First Quad & U19 Quad
  • Awards Received:
    • 2018 – Nominated for Year 11 Rower of the Year
    • 2018 – Nominated for Dana Wood Trophy
Event Result Date Name of Meet
​2000m Ergo ​7:32 17/08/18 ​School Trial
Schoolgirls Open Eight 6:35.77

2nd Place

01/09/18 Head of River 2018
Championship Schoolgirls Year 11 Four 7:54.22

2nd Place

22/09/18 Rowing State Championships 2018
Championship Schoolgirls Year 11 Quad Scull 7:42.26

4th Place

23/09/18 Rowing State Championships 2018
Championship Schoolgirls Eight 6:49.01

1st Place

24/09/18 Rowing State Championships 2018


  • Committed and determined
  • Team player
  • Adjust easily to technique advice
  • Positive attitude
  • Encouraging towards other rowers
  • Enthusiastic
  • Dedicated

Teams Represented:

    • 2018 – Somerville House U19 Quad – Sydney International Regatta
    • 2018 – Somerville House Open 1st VIII Crew
      • State Champions
      • 2nd at BSRA Head of River
    • 2018 – Somerville House Year 11 Four
      • 2nd at QLD School State Championships
    • 2018 – Somerville House Year 11 Quad
      • 4th at QLD School State Championships
    • 2017 – Somerville House First Quad
      • 3rd at BSRA Head of River
    • 2016 – St Hilda’s Year 9 First VIII


If you feel that Annabelle could be a good fit, please contact Maria Hopes.

Phone: +61 414 477 476 | Email: maria@studyandplayusa.com.au | Skype: maria.hopes