Kaitlin Kynast, a Ridgefield High School class of 2017 grad, has been nominated for the USRowing Junior Athlete of the Year award. Kaitlyn isone of five finalists! She is currently a freshman at Stanford University.
"After receiving an outpouring of nominations in all categories, USRowing is proud to announce the 2017 junior athlete finalists," USRowing states.
Here's how it works: fans may vote once in each category. Voting closes at 11:59 p.m. E.T. on Tuesday, October 24. Awardees will be announced on Wednesday, October 25.
More on Kaitlyn from USRowing:
Kaitlyn Kynast (Connecticut Boat Club) was captain of the team the last two of her three years rowing with CBC. All three years she has competed at nationals, winning a gold medal 2016 & 2017. She was also a member of the Under 19 National Team for the last three years, winning a gold medal her novice year (2015) and then a bronze in 2016 & 2017. Off the water, Kaitlyn earned a first-place hammer at the 2017 C.R.A.S.H.-B.s.
VOTE for Kaitlyn HERE.
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