Courtney Owen
Courtney Owen
Height: 5-9
Year: So.
Hometown: Murrieta, Calif.
Position: port

As a sophomore (2014): Raced with the varsity eight in each of the first seven races of the spring, sitting in the two seat on five occasions, and once in both the three and five seats…finished the season by competing the final five races with the second varsity eight…sat in the six seat for the JV8’s gold-medal winning performance at the WIRA Championships…that boat was named the Conference USA Boat of the Week after posting one of the fastest JV8 times in school history (6:53.10)…sat at stroke with the second varsity eight the final three races, including the Conference USA Championships…one of six Hornets to earn the National Scholar-Athlete Award from the CRCA, given to rowers who maintain a 3.5 or higher cumulative grade point average…also named to Conference USA’s Honor Roll for academic excellence.

As a freshman (2013):
Competed in the stroke seat with the novice eight in seven spring races…also was the stroke of the varsity four in five races…competed with the novice eight and varsity four on the same day at the Sacramento State Invitational, and against San Diego State…her boat won three of those four races.

High School: 2012 graduate of Vista Murrieta High School in Murrieta, Calif.

Personal: Parents are Phil and Deborah…majoring in American Sign Language/Deaf Study…has a 2,000-meter ergometer time of 7:24.3.