As a senior (2011): A first team all-WIRA selection and named the squad’s most outstanding rower after competing in the stroke seat with the team’s varsity eight in all 12 spring races…competed with the team’s top boat in every spring race spanning her last two years (a run of 24 straight competitions)…over that two-year span, she collected WIRA gold and bronze medals, as well as a Dad Vail Regatta gold…that includes stroking the varsity eight to a bronze medal at this year's WIRA Championships…recipient of the National Scholar-Athlete Award for the second consecutive year, given to rowers with a 3.5 or higher cumulative grade point average.
As a junior (2010): Competed in the six seat with the varsity eight in every spring race…helped the varsity eight to a WIRA championship, the program’s first gold medal at the event since 2006…also helped the Hornets’ top boat to a Varsity Heavyweight Eight championship at the Dad Vail Regatta, the program’s second gold at the event in school history…a recipient of the National Scholar-Athlete Award.
As a sophomore (2009): Competed with the novice eight in every spring race...sat in the six seat and stroke, primarily at six...sat at stroke during the team’s first and last race of the spring, and the six seat in every race between...won a bronze medal with the novice eight at the WIRA Championships...also competed in one race with both the varsity four (two seat) and third varsity four (two seat).
Prior to Sacramento State: Played two years of volleyball (2006, 2008) at Cosumnes River College in Sacramento...was a two-time all-conference selection, including the school’s Female Athlete of the Year during the 2006-07 academic year...had a career-high 19 kills against Solano College in 2008.
High School: A 2006 graduate of Will C. Wood High School in Vacaville, Calif...played four years of both softball and volleyball for the Wildcats...starting rightside hitter for the 2005 Monticello Empire League champion volleyball squad...that team also reached the Sac-Joaquin Section finals...named Will C. Wood’s Senior Athlete of the Year in 2006...graduated with high honors.
Personal: Born Nov. 10, 1988...parents are Rick Airoldi and Lisa Linehan...a kinesiology major...grandfather, Del Bandy, played on the Sacramento State baseball and basketball team in the early 50’s, and is a member of the program’s baseball hall of fame.