Cloister Congratulates Olympian Alums

Congratulations are in order for a successful Olympic performance by our very own Cloister Inn Alums. The below photo pictures 5 of the 6 Cloister Alum Olympians. Sara Hendershot ’10, Caroline Lind ’06, Glenn Ochal ’08, Robin Prendes ’11, Gevvie Stone ’07 are all members of the USA Rowing team. Sam Loch ’06 (not pictured here) was in the Australian Men’s Heavyweight 8+ that earned a 6th place finish.  Caroline Lind ’06 brought home her second Olympic Gold in the W8+, and Glenn Ochal ’08 won a Bronze in the M4- making that the first medal in the event since 1992. Sara Hendershot ’10 gave an extremely gutsy performance to finish 4th in the W2- and Gevvie Stone ’07 handled the field in the second level final to finish 7th in the W1x. Recent graduate Robin Prendes ’11 stroked the LM4- to an 8th place finish as well.

Cloister had an impressive showing a USA Swimming Olympic Trials, sending many current and former Cloister members to the starting blocks on June 25th. They include:

Doug Lennox ’09, Megan Waters ’11, Colin Cordes ’12, Meredith Monroe ’12, Jillian Altenburger ’13, Current House Manager Will Lawley ’13, Paul Nolle ’14 ,Eric Materniak ’14, Daniel Hasler ’14, Lisa Boyce ’14

From left to right: Sara Hendershot ’10, Caroline Lind ’06, Glenn Ochal ’08, Robin Prendes ’11, Gevvie Stone ’07