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Michelle Evers
Michelle Evers
Height: 6-0
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Cave Creek, Ariz.
Position: port

As a junior (2014): Raced with the varsity eight in 11 spring races, sitting at stroke for each of the boat’s final eight competitions…also sat at four on two occasions, and at seven on one occasion…stroked the boat to a silver medal at the WIRA Championships…has competed with the varsity eight all three years of her career and has missed just two races over that time…recipient of CRCA Scholar-Athlete honors for the second straight year, recognizing rowing student-athletes with a 3.5 or higher cumulative grade point average…also named to the Conference USA Honor Roll for academics.

As a sophomore (2013):
Named the team’s Most Outstanding Rower…competed with the varsity eight in every spring race…sat at stroke on five occasions, in the seven seat on four occasions, and the five seat twice…sat at stroke in the V8 in five of the boat’s last seven races of the year…helped the boat to an 8-5 dual-meet record…recipient of the National Scholar-Athlete Award, given to rowers with a 3.5 or higher cumulative grade point average.

As a freshman (2012): Competed with the varsity eight in all but one race, primarily in the five seat…sat in the seven seat once with the team’s top boat, and the five seat on 10 occasions…helped the varsity eight to a bronze medal at the WIRA Championships, and a sixth place showing (out of 33 entries) at the Dad Vail Regatta in Philadelphia…also competed one time with the second varsity eight - in the four seat in the dual against UC Davis…one just 20 freshmen rowers from across the nation to be selected to the 2012 USRowing Women’s Freshman Camp which takes place June 11-17, 2012, in Seattle.

High School: A 2011 graduate of Cactus Shadows High School in Cave Creek, Ariz…played three years of basketball, and competed in one season of swimming…as a freshman, she was a member of the varsity swimming squad which qualified for the regional playoffs…a member of the National Honor Society during her junior and senior years.

Personal: Parents are David and Cathy…a kinesiology major…has a 2,000-meter ergometer time of 7:04.6…competed with the Tempe Town Lake Rowing Club for one year.

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