Former Head of the Lake winners Sophie Reinehr (Ballarat Grammar School) and Laura Foley (Loreto College) have been selected in Australian rowing squads following their performances at the Australian Rowing Championships.
Reinehr has been selected in the under-21 Australian women's coxed eight after winning a silver medal stroking the interstate women's youth eight.
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She also won a gold and a bronze medal rowing for Mercantile Rowing Club in the under-21 coxed four and eight crews.
Foley has been picked in the under-23 Australian women's coxed eight and coxless pair after she won two gold medals for Melbourne University in the under-23 women's coxless pair and four.
The two will now train ahead of the World Rowing Cup 3 simulation regatta from June 11 to 13 in Penrith, New South Wales which will feature Australia's senior rowing team as they prepare for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Rowing Australia Deputy Performance Director said he was pleased to have the teams named and was looking forward to the event.
"We're delighted to be able to name two large teams to compete at our simulation regatta to be held in June," he said.
"While I know many may have been disappointed by not being able to compete overseas this year, I believe our event, at the Sydney International Regatta Centre, will provide excellent racing and a highly competitive environment for the future stars of our sport."
Jess Hawker, a member of Ballarat Grammar's open girls firsts crew has also been selected in the Victorian Pathway Eight, as has Ballarat Clarendon College year 10 girls firsts crew member, Lucy Richardson.
2021 Head of the Lake winners Hugh Bond and Oliver Warwick (Ballarat Grammar) and Australian schoolboys coxed four gold medalist Tom Foley (St Patrick's College) have also been selected in the Victorian Pathway Eight.
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