May 17, 2011
Hannah Ruth Yoest, Student Athlete Curriculum Vita
Hannah Ruth Yoest boat undefeated 2012 winning the Atlantic Coast Conference championship
University of Virginia wills the NCAA D-1, women’s crew, 2012
Update, December 10, 2010, Hannah Yoest joins University of Virginia Rowing
CHARLOTTESVILLE – Virginia rowing head coach Kevin Sauer announced the signing of Hemingway Benton, Maggie Bowman-Jones, Chloe Carry, Emily Crump, Katie Fanikos, Chandler Lally, Maddie Keating, Lindley Smith, Hannah Yoest and Lizzy Youngling to National Letters of Intent to row for the Cavaliers beginning in 2011.
“This is a really good class and they are proven winners,” Sauer said. “They will bring a lot of hard work and talent to our team next fall.”
Hannah Yoest (5-6, Arlington, Va., Yorktown High School for coaches Carol Dinion, Kirk Shipley and Nick Johnson) was a team captain for her team and was named 2010 All-Met Honorable Mention. She was a participant at the 2010 Junior Women’s National Team Sculling Selection Camp and 2009 Junior B National Sculling Development Camp. Yoest stroked the youth eight that placed third at the 2010 Canadian Henley and seventh at the 2010 Head of the Charles. She completed both the Marine Corps and SunTrust marathons and won her age group at the 2009 OBX Triathlon.
Photo Credit: Charmaine Yoest, Ph.D.
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5201 N. 28th Street
Arlington, Virginia 22207
Class of 2011
Coach: Carol Dinion
Personal 5’6″ 140 lbs.
2012 US Junior Worlds Development Team Competition in Berlin, July 2011
Selection Camp, Junior Women’s National Team, 2010: Guenter Beutter
Thompsons Boat Club, Washington, DC: Kirk Shipley
Old Dominion Boat Club, Alexandria, Virginia: Nick Johnson
Jr. B National Development Sculling: Bill Randall, Bob Spousta
2,000 meter time (2K):
7:21.0 May 2011
7:25.9 with a 1:51.4 negative split, March, 2011, Team Practice (253 average watts)
7:26.3 with a 1:51.3 split; April 27, 2010; Team Practice
7:33.1 March 7th; U.S. Rowing Junior National I.D. Camp
7:38.1 March 2nd; Team Practice
7:39:0 January 10th; Placed 2nd among Juniors, overall 8th of 54 rowers,
2010 MidAtlantic Erg Sprints.
+ Competition in Berlin, July 2011
+ All-Met, Girls Rowing, The Washington Post, Spring, 2011
+ Invited: one of 25 selected to compete for a seat on the USRowing Junior National Team 4X
+ Head of the Charles, 2010, 7th Place in field of 70, stroked
+ Head of the Occoquan, 2010, 1st Place, stroked
+ All Met Honorable Mention, The Washington Post June 9, 2010. (Carol Dinion named Coach of the year.)
+ Elected Captain Varsity Crew for 2010-2011
4K 1:59.7 split, 15.56
6K 2:01.0 split, 24.23
Junior Year, 2010
Named Outstanding Rower for women’s crew, Yorktown High School, 2010
8th Place, 76th Scholastic Nationals Regatta, Saratoga Springs, NY, 1st Varsity, rowed stroke.
Stotesbury: 4th in semi-finals, 8th overall by time, 6 seat
Charlie Butt: 2nd place in Finals, 6 seat
Darrell Winslow: 1st place in Finals, 2 seat
Hannah Yoest, Left, Gold Medalist
Mid-Atlantic Erg Sprints
Junior Mixed 2K Relay
photo credit: Helena Yoest
Placed 2nd among Juniors, overall 8th of 54 rowers, 2010 Mid-Atlantic Erg Sprints.
Gold medal, mixed relay, Mid-Atlantic Erg Sprints
12th Place, Head of the Charles, Old Dominion Boat Club, 4 seat
1st place, Head of the Potomac
2nd place, Head of the Christina (due to time penalty)
US Rowing, Junior B Sculling camp
Rower of the Year 2007Sophomore Year, 2009
Varsity Eight: Advanced to semifinals at SRAA Nationals, 1st Varsity; 4 seat
2nd at VASRA State Championship, 4 seat
15th at Stotesbury
Freshman Year, 2008
Bronze at Ted Phoenix Championship, qualifying for Nationals, rowed stroke
Rowed stroke at SRAA Nationals
Awarded “Most Valuable Rower“
8th Grade, 2007
Silver, Women’s 4th Eight, Ted Phoenix Championship; 6th seat
Member The United States Rowing Association, USRowing, 996536
ACADEMIC and Extracurricular Highlights
Hannah Yoest completes Suntrust Marathon
Recognized as an Advanced Placement (AP) Scholar by the CollegeBoard
Virginia Standards of Learning Program (SOL), Spring 2010, Writing, Pass/Advanced (Highest Category)
Spring 2010, Received Principal’s Award
Spring 2009, Received Principal’s Award
Junior Class Vice President, 2010;
Executive Board, Sophomore Class,
Student Representative, 2009
Visual Arts Gifted Program, Yorktown High School
Principal’s Award, 2009-10, presented to 7 per cent of student body. Her teachers write,
Hannah is one of her class’ leaders…Lively, involved and vivacious. Hannah is the first to help a fellow art student and even her teacher! She volunteers for any task…and can be counted on to follow through to completion. Her enthusiasm and love of life is infectious…
Principal’s Award, 2008-09, for Distinctly Positive Contribution to School Community
Voted “Most Friendly” by the student body, 2009 and 2010.
Voted “Most Spirited” by the student body, 2008.
Completed the 2009 Suntrust Marathon, Richmond, Virginia, November 14, 2009
Completed the 2007 Marine Corps Marathon, Washington, DC; October 28, 2007
Gold Medal, 16-19 women’s age group for the 2009 OBX Triathlon
Hannah Yoest rowing stroke
Novice year, copyright protected
Triathlon, Outer Banks, North Carolina
-Swim, Run, Bike Fall; Fall 2004
-Swimming Leg .9 mile; Fall 2003
Self-Defense Yellow Belt, 2nd Degree, April 23, 2004
Intern, Press Office, Senator Lamar Alexander, Spring, 2008
Intern, Production Assistant, Robert Wickers, December, 2008
Jack Yoest, dad; Hannah Yoest, 14, center;
Charmaine Yoest, mom
Marine Corps Marathon, 26.2 miles, October 2007Traveled to Peru as part of a construction team re-building a house, 2007.
Traveled to Dominican Republic to perform with a drama troupe at an orphanage, 2006.
Gold Medals, OBX Triathlon, 2009
Hannah Yoest, Freshman Volleyball
Hannah Yoest state track finalist, 400 meters, 2003
Hannah Yoest at tennis lessons
Hannah Yoest first interview
Hannah Yoest with mom
Hannah Yoest studies with mom
Letter from Ronald Reagan
Hannah Yoest, Right, in the Dominican Republic
Hannah Yoest, painting an orphanage in Peru
Gil Crouse, Ph.D., grandfather, Hannah Yoest
OBX Triathlon, 2004
Short Bio at the Jump
Hannah Ruth Yoest will be joining UVA’s Rowing Program as a Freshman in 2011 coming from Yorktown High School in Arlington, Virginia.
She was named All Met Honorable Mention, by The Washington Post June 9, 2010
Captain of her high school crew, Hannah was in Invited to compete for a seat on the USRowing Junior National Team.
Hannah stroked at The Head of the Charles, 2010, placing seventh in field of 70.
Hannah was elected as her high school Junior Class Vice President, 2010 and voted “Most Friendly” and “Most Spirited” by the student body.
Hannah has completed both the Marine Corp and SunTrust Marathons and won the Gold Medal 2009 OBX Triathlon.
Her parents, Jack and Charmaine Yoest have run three 26.2 mile marathons.