UND Roster

2009-10 Women's Rowing Roster

Sylvianne Velasquez


Height 5'5''
Class Freshman
Hometown San Antonio, TX
High School Providence High School
Bio

AS A FRESHMAN: Rowed with the second novice eight boat for the beginning of the spring season … earned a pair of third-place finishes against Buffalo, stopping the clock at 5:36.5 in the first heat and 5:41.2 in the second … placed third against Michigan and Michigan State with a time of 7:35.3 … knocked off Purdue the next day with a time of 8:02.8 … also rowed with a novice four boat against Buffalo and Purdue, earning the victory with a mark of 9:00.5 … raced with a novice eight boat in a time-trial run on the St. Joseph River … the boat, coxed by Kerry Casey, completed the course in a time of 16:02.20 … named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team.

PREP AND PERSONAL: Participated with the track and field team, as both a sprinter and shot-put/discus thrower, while attending Providence High School … earned five varsity letters, four of which came due to her efforts as a sprinter … member of the National Honor Society as well as Student Council … born in Stuttgart, Germany on February 5, 1991 … mother, Gina, presently is working as a business manager … currently resides in San Antonio, TX … enrolled in the First Year of Studies.