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2021 Australian Rowing Recruit – Jemima Parton

The Person

About Me:

“My friends and family would say that I am…”

  • Caring
  • Supportive
  • Energetic
  • Enthusiastic
  • Goal-oriented
  • Determined

Leadership & Community:


  • School Ambassador – 2017
  • Middle School House Captain – 2016


  • Volunteering at not-for-profit elderly citizens support organisation, “MECWAcare”
  • Volunteer Door Knocker for Red Cross

Personal Quote:

"I’m looking for a university that provides me with the best opportunity to succeed as a student, athlete & community member. It’s been a dream of mine to be a student-athlete in America where I can work hard with like-minded athletes & coaches to achieve a rewarding balance of athletic success, academic achievement and personal satisfaction."

The Athlete





2km Ergo:



Scull / Stroke-side (in sweep)


  • Perseverance / Resilience – In order to succeed over the last 3 consecutive summer seasons plus 3 consecutive winter seasons of rowing, it has been essential to persevere and often show resilience.
  • Technical – I enjoy the technical challenges of rowing and embrace learning and developing my skills.
  • Physical – Rowing is a very physical sport and I enjoy the physicality and challenges that accompany it.
  • Long term vs short term – I am confident in recognising the short term priorities of the sport vs the long term priorities and allocating my energy accordingly.
  • Efficient / organised – Balancing academics, extra-curricular, family, social and rowing life is hard and something I’ve learnt to achieve.
  • Leadership / good teammate / sense of fun – I always strive to be a good leader and valued teammate and people tell me I bring a sense of fun to the boathouse.

Athletic Highlights

Notable Teams Represented:


  • Victorian State Pathway 8 Trials – selected in U18 State Team
  • Melbourne University Boat Club (“MUBC”) – Junior Academy advanced program

2018 – 19

  • Korowa Anglican Girls School (“Korowa”) – Nationals Crew – 7th in A final
  • Korowa Rowing – Seniors (1st Crew)
  • 2nd at Victorian States (Schoolgirl Div. 1)
  • 2nd at Victorian States (U21)
  • 3rd at Head of School Girls (Div. 1)


  • MUBC Junior Academy


  • Korowa Rowing – Intermediates (1st Crew)


  • MUBC Junior Academy & Sydney Exchange


  • Korowa Rowing – Juniors(1st Crew)

Awards Received:

Korowa Anglican Girls School:

  • Rowing – Full Colours (2019)
  • Drama – Full Colours (2019)
  • Intermediate Rowing Captain (2018)
  • Intermediate Rower of the Year (2018)

Notable Rowing Achievements:

Event Result Date Name of Meet
2km ERG PB 7.22.8 April 2019 Victorian State Pathway Trials – U18
2km ERG 7.26.8 February 2019 Korowa Crew Testing

The Student


Korowa Anglican Girls' School, VIC Australia

SAT Result:

  • Reading and Writing: 680
  • Maths: 620
  • Total Score: 1300

Preferred Course of Study:

Liberal arts degree with a major or “concentration” in business, communications or history

Academic Awards/Achievements:

  • Korowa – Academic Scholarship (2015)
  • Korowa – Music award (2015)

References, Resume & High School Transcript

Coach Reference: Click to View

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School Reference: Click to View

Student Athlete Resume: Click to View

If you feel that this student could be a good fit, please contact our Talent Coordinator:

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