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Shelby Rockwell
Shelby Rockwell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Catharines, Ontario

High School:
Eden

Birthdate:
07/30/1991


05/30/2013

Spartans Earn CRCA, Big Ten Honors

Cromie named CRCA All-Region Selection

05/29/2013

2013 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections Announced

MSU had 113 student-athletes recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.

05/19/2013

Spartans Finish Fourth at Big Ten Championships

Second Novice Eight Earns Bronze Medal

05/17/2013

Spartans Head to Big Ten Championships

MSU looks for fourth championship

04/12/2013

Rowers Ready for Big Ten Double Dual

MSU races No. 4 Buckeyes, Indiana in Ann Arbor

2013: Academic All-Big Ten Selection ... Coxed the second varsity four, which opened the season (March 30) with a two-seat loss to Michigan, but rebounded in the afternoon session with an open-water victory over Notre Dame in 8:26.50 ... Coxswain of the second varsity four in a four-boat race with Big Ten foes Michigan, Ohio State, and Indiana (April 13) when conditions forced a change from a double-dual format. Finished third in a time of 7:47.8, more than thirty seconds better than fourth-place Indiana and a length back from race winner Ohio State ... Lined up with some of the best crews in the country at the Clemson Invitational (April 20-21). Coxed the second varsity four, and helped the boat win both of its races, first defeating Tennessee, Cornell, Duke and Penn in the morning session in a time of 7:49.9. In the afternoon, racing was consistently much faster for all boats, and MSU posted the second-fastest time in the two races overall by winning the second heat in a time of 7:22.3 ...The Sunday racing for the 2V4 at Clemson was wiped out due to weather conditions ... Raced Big Ten foes Minnesota and Wisconsin in the final week of the regular season (May 5), and rowed to a second-place finish (7:46.2) as the coxswain in the second varsity four. Was 16 seconds behind the host Badgers, but six seats ahead of the Gophers ... In the coxswain seat, helped MSU to a fourth-place finish in the varsity four at the Big Ten Championships on May 19 (7:39.533). The Spartans finished fourth in the team standings with 85 points, behind champion Ohio State, Michigan, and Wisconsin.

2012: Coxswain for the second varsity four at the Big Ten Championships, placing fifth in a time of 7:37.489... Academic All-Big Ten...Defeated Louisville by 30.1 seconds and Iowa by 19 seconds (April 7) ...Notched victories over No. 18 Clemson and No. 19 Minnesota as part of the second varsity four at the UVA Invitational (April 14-15).

2011: Served as the coxswain for the second varsity four... Coxed to a fourth place finish with the second varsity four in the Big Ten Championships with a time of 7:26.97... Recorded a sweep over Gonzaga, Boston College and Indiana... Defeated Minnesota by a difference of 14.06 seconds in the Spartans' only home race of the season.

2010:Coxswain for the novice eight in every match... Completed a sweep over Buffalo and Gonzaga by a margin of 7.9 seconds... Recorded a close victory of 1.1 seconds over Ohio State with the novice eight ... Notched a victory over Cornell... Claimed victories over both Michigan and Ohio State by differences of 1.85 seconds and 8.66 seconds... Rowed to a third place finish in the Big Ten Championships with a time of 6:53.37... Time of 7:00.52 was good for a fifth place finish in the 2010 South/ Central Sprints.

Prior to MSU: As a freshman in high school, won the silver medal at the Canadian Secondary School Rowing Association in the Jr. light weight women's eight... won the bronze medal at CSSRA in the senior mid-weight women 4+ her senior year... Coxswain for the St. Catharines rowing club where her boat won two Henely Canadian Golds in the summer of 2010.

Personal: Born July 30, 1991 ... Daughter of Norm and Dale Rockwell ... A science major.

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