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Christen Brown
Christen  Brown


Tecumseh, Mich.

High School:

Varsity Eight



Cromie Named Big Ten Freshman of the Year

First-year rower stroked varsity eight at Big Ten Championships

2004-05: Named to All-Big Ten First-Team ... A second-team All-Region member for the Central Region ... As fifth seat, contributed to first varsity eight's individual Big Ten Championship, securing Spartan rowing's Big Ten team championship with a time of 6:22.20 in the grand final ... Rowed in the fifth seat for the first varsity eight at the NCAA Championships, helping her boat finish first in the 'C' final with a time of 6:45.98, good for 13th overall ... In fifth seat of the first varsity eight at the South/Central Regional Championship, finished sixth in the 'A' final, rowing from start to finish in 6:42.41.

2003-04: Rowed five seat of first varsity eight at NCAA Championship, which claimed first place in "C" final (13th overall) ... As five seat in the first varsity eight, contributed to first place finish (seventh overall) in 'B' final at 2004 Central/Southern Regional Championship with 6:49.9 ... Rowed in five seat of first varsity eight in 2004 Big Ten Championship, which placed fourth with a time of 6:55.7 ... Rowed in five seat of first varsity eight which defeated Michigan on April 17 to win dual-meet, earning Pontiac Cup Challenge point for MSU.

2002-03: Named 2003 Big Ten Freshman of the Year for her outstanding debut season ... Rowed with first varsity eight throughout spring season ... Helped her boat to a 13th-place finish at NCAA Championships.

Prior To MSU: A 2002 graduate of Tecumseh High School ... Achieved all-league honors for swimming in 2000 and 2001.

Personal: Born on Jan. 6th, 1984 ... Daughter of Marc and Betsy Brown ... A finance major.

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