Kim Gross
Kim Gross
Height: 5-9
Year: Jr.
Hometown: San Diego, Calif.
Position: port

As a junior (2014): A second team all-WIRA selection after competing with both the varsity eight and second varsity eight during the spring season…with the varsity eight, she sat at four on three occasions, and once at seven…competed in six races with the JV8, three times at six and three times at stroke…sat at four with the varsity eight during the boat’s final three races against UC Davis and at the Conference USA Championships…recipient of CRCA National Scholar-Athlete honors for the second straight year, which recognizes rowing student-athletes with a 3.5 or higher cumulative grade point average…also named to Conference USA’s Honor Roll.

As a sophomore (2013):
Competed with the varsity eight in all 11 spring races, and helped the boat to an 8-5 dual-meet record…sat in the six seat with the varsity eight on five occasions, the five seat four times, and twice in the seven seat…finished the season in the six seat…one of six Hornets to receive the National Scholar-Athlete Award, given to rowers with a 3.5 or higher cumulative grade point average.

As a freshman (2012): Competed for four different boats during the spring…those included the novice eight, varsity four, third varsity four and novice four…competed with the novice eight in every spring race, sitting in the seven seat (four times), six seat (three times) and stroke seat (twice)…helped the novice eight to a 9-6 dual meet record, and a bronze medal at the WIRA Championships…stroked the novice four to a bronze medal at the season-ending Pacific Coast Rowing Championships.

Personal: A communication studies major…has a personal-best time of 7:19.6 on the 2,000-meter ergometer test.