Sophie Anderson
Sophie Anderson
Height: 5-7
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Seattle, Wash.
High School: Lakeside School
Major: Aerospace Engineering

- Did not compete in a regatta as the spring season was cancelled
- CRCA Scholar-Athlete

- CRCA Scholar-Athlete
- IRA All-Academic Team
- Competed in seven regattas, rowing six times in the V8 and once each in the V4 and the 2V8
- Was in the No. 4 seat at the Knecht Cup as the V8 "A" crew was second in the Petite Final
- Rowed in the No. 4 seat the Dad Vail Regatta and the IRA National Championship

- Competed in eight regattas...
- Appeared in her first race at the Head of the Charles with her pairs team finishing 12th in 20:25.837
- At the Foot of the Charles on 11/11, she rowed in the #3 seat of the Varsity B boat that finished 16th
- Was in the #4 seat of the Varsity B vs. Simmons/Bates, vs. Wellesley/Williams/William Smith and the Knecht Cup
- Was in the #3 seat of the 2V4 at the Knecht Cup that finished second in the Petite Final
- At the Dad Vail Regatta, her pairs boat finished third in the final in 7:49.767 to earn the bronze medal
- At the IRA National Championship, she finished fourth in repechage of the pairs competition

Favorite Memory as an MIT Student-Athlete:
- "I love the Dad Vail Regatta and I have especially fond memories of racing "the Sophie double" there with Sophie Herscovici my first year."

Off the Water at MIT:
- Majoring in aerospace engineering
- Did an exoplanet research UROP with postdoc Jason Dittmann in the TESS Science Center, looking for a correlation between exoplanet metal content and number of planets
- Intern at Northrop Grumman Corporation in the summer of 2019, where she did work related to military operations research

High School:
- Four-year letter winner from 2014-2017 at the Lakeside School
- 2016-17 captain
- 10th place at the 2016 lightweight women's 2x Youth National Championship
- Second place in lightweight women's 2x at the 2016 Northwest Regional Championship
- Two-time winner in 2015 and 2016 at the Head of the Lake in varsity 4x
- Received the Washington State Honors Award
- National Merit Scholarship finalist and member of the USRowing Honor Roll