First-year rower stroked varsity eight at Big Ten Championships
2001-2002:Rowed for Michigan State's first varsity eight boat which placed third at the Big Ten Championship and tenth at NCAA Championships.
2000-2001: 2001 Big Ten Freshman of the Year...as a true freshman, rowed on the Spartans' second varsity eight, which took first place at the 2001 Big Ten Championship in the petite final.
Prior to MSU: A 2000 graduate of Bryan High School...lettered in volleyball for four years...was elected captain of the swim team her senior year...received two MVP awards and two coaches awards... was a four-year district swimmer...additionally, was a three-year letterwinner in volleyball...elected captain and most valuable player...acadmic accomplishments include National Honor Society and senior class treasurer...Hicks also graduated in the top 10% of her class.
Personal: Born August 24, 1982, she is the daughter of Gary and Lynn Hicks...no-preference major, who aspires to have a business-related job in the future.