Michelle Sosa
Michelle Sosa

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rapid City, SD

High School:
Rapid City Central High


05/31/2012

2012 Spring Academic All-Big Ten Selections Announced

102 Spartans student-athletes were recognized for having a 3.0 or better GPA.

05/23/2012

Rowing NCAAs Await Spartans

05/11/2012

Spartans Ready for Big Ten Championships

MSU Varsity Eight Going for Fifth Straight Gold

04/20/2012

Rowers Complete Dual Season at Stanford

Spartans eye NCAA bid with strong results.

03/30/2012

Rowers Face First Competition in 2012

MSU begins quest for fifth-straight varsity eight gold.

2011: Spent most of the dual season as a member of the varsity eight boat, but was in the second varsity for Big Tens and the NCAA Championships... Recognized as a CRCA Scholar Athlete... Took a second place finish in the Petite Finals of the NCAA Regatta with a time of 6:37.28, a 00:00.15 margin over Princeton... Rowed with the second varsity eight at the Big Ten Championships where the Spartans came in fifth place with a time of 6:34.71.... Helped the Spartans capture the Dale England Cup with a sweep of Boston University, Gonzaga and Indiana and posted a 4.1 second victory over the Hoosiers ... Captured two Big Ten victories over Minnesota and Wisconsin with the varsity eight in the Spartans' only home race ... Swept Virginia, USC and Texas with winning margins of 5.6 seconds, 6.4 seconds and 4.5 seconds with the second varsity eight... Notched a 3.7 second victory over No. 17 Washington State with the varsity eight.

Prior to MSU: Attended Rollins College in Orlando, Fl. before transferring to MSU... Was named the Sunshine State Conference 2009 Rower of the Year... Also named to the 2009 All-Conference Rowing Team and All-Conference Freshman/Novice Rowing team in the Sunshine State Conference... Named to the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association 2010 All-American Team and the 2010 Sunshine State All-Conference Rowing Team.

Personal:Born November 10, 1989... Daughter of Victor and Kathryn Sosa... Brother, Victor, played football at South Dakota State University... Majoring in Kinesiology