Noelle Giddens
Noelle Giddens
Height: 5-9
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Los Alamitos, Calif.
Position: stbd

As a senior (2014): Competed with the second varsity four in the three seat in each of the boat’s five spring races…those races came at the Sacramento State Invitational and the Lake Natoma Invitational, and duals against San Diego State, Alabama and UC Davis.

2013 Season:
Took a medical hardship after missing the season because of injury.

As a junior (2012):
Competed with the varsity four in six races, primarily in the three seat…sat at bow in her first race with the boat, before sitting at five in the varsity four’s final five races…that included a silver-medal winning performance at the WIRA Championships…competed with the second varsity eight in one race…that came in the seven seat of the program’s open eight entry that won bronze at the Pacific Coast Rowing Championships.

As a sophomore (2011):
Competed with four boats during her sophomore campaign, racing with the second varsity eight, varsity four, second varsity four and third varsity four…sat with the second varsity eight in each of the boat’s last three races of the season, winning a gold at the WIRA Championships and bronze at the Pacific Coast Rowing Championships…the first-place finish at WIRA’s marked just the second time in school history the boat won gold at the regatta, and first since 2004.

As a freshman (2010):
Competed with the novice eight in four spring races, including twice in the four seat, and once in both the two and five seats…that included sitting in the two seat with the novice eight that defeated UC Davis by more than five seconds…also competed twice with the second novice eight (once in both the five and six seat), and once with the novice four (three seat).

Personal: A family and consumer sciences major.