At Princeton — 2015: earned CRCA All-Academic national honors … rowed in the bow seat and helped the V8 win a bronze medal at the Ivy League Championships … competed in 2V8 at NCAA Championships and won the third level final … rowed in both the V8 and 2V8 during the season, and helped V8 retain both the Eisenberg Cup and the Class of 1984 Plaque … served as team co-captain. 2014: earned CRCA Scholar-Athlete honors … led the 2V to a silver medal in the NCAA Championships grand final while sitting in the 2-seat … helped the 2V win bronze at the NCAA Championships after a perfect regular season (10-0). 2013: rowed in the bow for the 2V and helped boat to a 9-1 record and the grand final of the NCAA Championships … helped the Tigers place third overall in the NCAA team competition … earned bronze medal at Ivy League Championships in the 2V. 2012: rowed in the third varsity as a freshman … earned a gold medal at the inaugural Ivy League Sprints.
Before Princeton — earned four varsity letters in both crew and swimming at Forest Hills Northern … named team MVP of the swimming team … National Merit Finalist … AP Scholar with honors.
Personal — born May 5, 1993 … daughter of John and Debra Byl … father is an environmental lawyer; mother is a food pantry coordinator … has two older sisters, Emily and Andrea … enjoys reading, water skiing and singing.
|Hometown:||Grand Rapids, Mich.|
|High School:||Forest Hills Northern|