Four-year Stranglehold On Varsity Eight Gold Halted
MSU Varsity Eight Going for Fifth Straight Gold
Spartans eye NCAA bid with strong results.
MSU begins quest for fifth-straight varsity eight gold.
2010: Served as the coxswain for the varsity eight... First-Team CRCA All-Region... Defeated both No. 9 Michigan and Notre Dame in the first race of the season... Posted a season-best time of 6:15.9 in wins over Gonzaga and Buffalo... Recorded victories over Cornell, Indiana and Ohio State by 12 seconds or more... Took first place in the Big Ten Championships with a time of 6:17.41... Coxed the varsity eight to a second-place finish in the 2010 South/Central Sprints... Came in 7th place in the 2010 NCAA Regatta with a time of 6:28.53.
2009: A CRCA All-Central Region Second Team selection who served as the coxswain for the varsity eight boat in all seven races ... Helped the varsity eight to a first-place finish in the petite finals at the NCAA Regatta ... Member of the varsity eight crew which took first at the Big Ten Championships in a time of 6:06.30 ... Helped lead the varsity eight to a pair of victories at the Big Ten Double Duals ... Helped the varsity eight to an open-water victory over No. 20 Notre Dame in the season opening meet.
Prior to MSU: Member of the Canadian Junior National Team and Team BC in 2007... Awarded the Top Senior Rower award at Stelly's Secondary in 2007.
Personal: Born March 8, 1990 ... Daughter of Gil McGeachie and Susan Melville ... A psychology major.