Megan Lee

Nationality: USA Height: 180cm Age: 23
Course MPhil in Management
College Lucy Cavendish
University Cambridge
Status Postgraduate
Role Rower

About Megan:

Why did you choose MPhil in Management?

This course is for students right out of undergrad who want to pursue business but did not study business previously. I would like to go into business because one of my goals is to start my own company so with this degree I will gain the technical skills to enter the professional world.

Why did you first try rowing?

I was a competitive swimmer from the age of 6 to 16. I loved swimming and dreamed of swimming in the Olympics. However, after ten years I was ready for a change and my high school had a rowing team so I decided to stop swimming and start rowing. It was the best decision I have ever made!

Who introduced you to the sport of rowing?

Kate Spelman at I started rowing at my high school, Newton Country Day School

Where else have you rowed?

Duke University
Craftsbury Green Racing Project
United States U23 National Team

What are your proudest rowing achievements?

Stroking the USA U23 Women’s 8+ to a gold medal at the U23 World Rowing Championships
Winning US U23 trials in the 2-
Being a 2 year captain of Duke Women’s Rowing

What would winning The Boat Race mean to you?

Winning the Boat Race would be so special because I want to help keep Cambridge as the dominating force.

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