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CL Central's Shepley wins gold with U.S. Rowing at International Regatta

Published: Monday, July 21, 2014 6:09 p.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014 6:10 p.m. CDT

Chase Shepley, a soon-to-be senior at Crystal Lake Central, was a part of the United States Junior National High Performance Rowing Team that won a gold medal at the International Regatta in Nova Scotia, Canada.

Shepley rowed as part of the women's 8 boat, winning gold with a time of 6:27.26 over second-place Canada. Mexico also competed in this year's event. The 17-year-old rower had a very successful year, joining the Chicago Rowing Foundation last fall. She was also part of the silver medal winning varsity women's 8 boat at the 2014 Midwest Regional Championships in Ohio last fall.

– Chris Casey contributed to this report.

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