Estel Boix Noguer
Estel Boix Noguer
Height: 5-8
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Banyoles, Spain
Position: port/stbd

As a junior (2019): Competed with the varsity eight in each of the boat’s 11 spring races…has now competed with the Hornets’ top boat  in every race during her first two years in the program, a span of 23 straight races with the varsity eight…competed with this year’s V8 in four different seats, including the three (six times), seven (three times), four (once) and five (once) seats…sat at three with the varsity eight wins over Tulsa and Miami at the Lake Natoma Invitational…sat at three during the varsity eight’s 43-second win over UC Davis.

As a sophomore (2018):
A second team all-American Athletic Conference selection after competing with the varsity eight in all 12 of the boat’s spring races…named the Hornets’ Most Outstanding Rower…one of five Hornets to compete with the varsity eight in every spring race…sat at stroke with the varsity eight during each of the boat’s first five races before sitting at seven in the final seven races of the year…stroked the varsity eight to a silver medal at the San Diego Crew Classic, the highest finish for the boat at the event since 2009…nominated for Sacramento State Athletics’ Female Newcomer of the Year…recipient of the Scholar-Athlete Award from the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association, recognizing rowing student-athletes that maintain a 3.5 or higher cumulative grade point average…an American Athletic Conference All-Academic selection.

Prior to Sacramento State: Spent two years at the University of Girona in Catalonia, Spain…selected to compete for Spain at the World Rowing Under-23 Championships in 2017…sat at stroke with the lightweight double…also competed for Spain in four races at the 2015 World Rowing Junior Championships in Brazil…competed for Club Natico Banyoles in Spain.

Personal: Graduated from Sacramento State with a journalism degree in May of 2019, and will now attend grad school while she completes her final year of eligibility in 2019-20.