Julia Fortin
Julia Fortin
Year: FR
Hometown: Barrington, R.I.
High School: Barrington
Major: Wildlife and Conservation Biology

2019 (Freshman)

  • Rowed in the bow seat for the Varsity 4+ that won its flight at the Atlantic 10 Championship, helping the team win its seventh conference title (5/18)
  • Rowed in the bow seat for the Varsity 4+ boat at the Eastern Sprints (5/5)
  • Rowed in the bow seat for the Varsity 4+ boat at the Cherry Hill Invitational (4/20)
  • Rowed in the bow seat for the Varsity 4+ boat at the George Washington Invitational (4/13)
  • Rowed in the third seat for the Varsity 4+ at the Doc Hosea Invitational (3/30)
  • Rowed in the third seat for the Varsity 4+ boat at the Cooper Sprints (3/24)

Before URI

  • Attended Barrington High School, where she was a member of the volleyball and basketball teams. 
  • Earned two varsity letters in volleyball as a middle.
  • Rowed for East Bay Rowing Club for four years and captained the team her junior year. 
  • Was part of the 2016 Barrington High volleyball team that captured the state championship title. 

Personal

  • Born August 13, 1999.
  • Daughter of Tara Cunningham and Paul Fortin.
  • Has one older brother, Jack, who studies theater at Syracuse University. 
  • Her mother, Tara, rowed for the URI club team from 1986-1990. 
  • Favorite team is the New England Patriots.
  • Favorite athlete is Simone Biles.
  • Enjoys swimming, photography, music, being outside, and hanging out with friends and family. 
  • Majoring in wildlife and conservation biology.