Derin Timucin
Derin Timucin
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  • Hometown:
    Sakarya, Turkey
  • High School:
    Lester B. Pearson United World College of the Pacific
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  • Pronunciation:
    DEH-reen TIM-oo-sin


  • Made collegiate debut at the Washington College Invitational
  • Part of the 3V8+ boat that won the Second Varsity Eight event at the Washington College Invitational
  • Part of the 3V8+ boat that took second at the Skidmore Sprints (7:45.5)
  • Defeated Wesleyan to earn second at the Malden River (7:37.67)
  • Rowed in the 4V8+ boat that finished second at the NEWMAC Championships (7:55.91)
  • Member of the 4V8+ boat that placed fifth at the New England Rowing Championships (7:48.631)
  • Rowed in the 4V8+ boat that earned third at the National Invitational Rowing Championship (7:44.096)
Before Wellesley:
  • Attended Adapazar? ENKA Schools until the end of Grade 10
  • Selected by the National Committee of Turkey to continue her junior and senior year of high school at Pearson College UWC (Victoria, BC, Canada)
  • Swam competitively for 9 years in Turkey and received the student-athlete award for swimming
  • First one to finish the 6.5 km Race Rocks Open Water Swimming Challenge in 2023
  • Born in Sakarya, Turkey
  • Daughter of Alev and Metin Timuçin
  • Loves scuba diving and playing the flute
Why Wellesley:
  • Chose to attend Wellesley because of its close-knit community, stellar academics and the network of powerful women