Maddie Lips
Maddie Lips
Height: 5-9
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Parker, CO
High School: Chaparral

2010-11: Sat in the varsity that finished second in the petite final at the NCAA Championship and fourth in the grand final at Eastern Sprints... Recipient of the team's Chris Ernst Award.

Before Yale: Won a silver medal with the United States' women's eight at the 2010 World Rowing Junior Championships… Featured in Faces In The Crowd in Sports Illustrated… Won the women's youth single scull event at the U.S. Rowing Youth National Championships in summer of 2010… Part of the eight that won its event at the Independence Day Regatta in Philadelphia… Part of the USA Junior National High Performance team in Berlin, Germany in 2009… Placed ninth at 2009 Crash-B’s.

Personal: Was a figure skater for nine years before discovering rowing in high school.

Why Yale? “I loved the sense I got of the incredible intellectual community at Yale, especially with its strength in political activism, as well as the intense energy of the crew team.”