Women's Rowing

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    Marlena Adamska
    Marlena Adamska

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Wloclawek, Poland

    High School:
    K.K. Baczynski

    Height:
    5-11

    Position:
    Port

    Experience:
    3V

    06/02/2013

    Trojans Earn Program-Best Fourth-Place NCAA Finish

    The USC women's rowing varsity four claimed silver in its grand final to highlight the final day of NCAA races

    06/01/2013

    Trojans in Pole Position Heading into NCAA Championship Finals

    USC women's rowing advanced all three boats to NCAA grand finals for the second time in program history

    05/31/2013

    Women of Troy Throttle Competition in Preliminary NCAA Heats

    The second-ranked USC women's rowing team took first place in each of its three first-day NCAA heats

    05/19/2013

    USC Varsity Eight Claims Pac-12 Women's Rowing Title

    The top-ranked USC women's rowing team finished second by just a point and a half at the Pac-12 Championships

    04/29/2013

    No. 1 USC and No. 5 UCLA Set to Race in Annual Dual

    The Women of Troy and the Bruins will race on the waters of Ballona Creek in Marina Del Rey on Saturday, May 4

    2012-13
    Marlena Adamska enters her fourth year with the Women of Troy as a port-side rower.

    2011-12
    As a junior, Adamska rowed from the second seat in the varsity eight boat for the entire season. She helped the Trojans to a second straight Jessop-Whittier Cup title at the San Diego Crew Classic, and dual wins against Michigan State, Notre Dame, Princeton, and Yale. Adamska was also in USC's top eight boat that finished second at the Pac-12 Championships (fifth place as a team) and in third place at the NCAA Championships (sixth place as a team).

    2010-11
    In her sophomore season, Adamska split time between seat four and seat six in the second varsity eight boat and helped her boat to a third-place finish at the Pac-10 Championships (third as a team) and a sixth-place finish in the NCAA's second varsity eight grand final (fifth place as a team). Adamska also contributed to a pair of dual wins over Clemson and UCLA.

    2009-10
    As a freshman, Adamska took over the stroke position for the second varsity eight and helped the Trojans to a fourth-place finish at the Pac-10 Championships and an eighth-place finish at the NCAA championships. She also helped USC to a win over Notre Dame in the SoCal Challenge.

    INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE
    Adamska was a member of the Polish Junior National Team from 2006-2008. She finished second in eights in 2005 and 2006 and won gold in pairs in 2006 and 2008 at the Polish Junior Championships. Adamska claimed silver at the 2010 U23 Polish National Championships in the coxless two and won gold in the eights in 2009. She also won gold in pairs at the 2006 Olympic Hopes and the 2008 International Regatta in Munich, Germany. She placed second in eights at the 2007 International Regatta in Hamburg, Germany, and was third at the 2007 Baltic Cup in the coxless fours. She was sixth in the eights at the 2007 Junior World Championships in Beijing, China, and was eighth in pairs at the 2009 Junior World Championships. Adamska placed ninth in the coxless fours at the 2010 World University Championships in Hungary.

    PERSONAL
    Marlena Admanska was born on Jan. 9, 1990, in Wloclawek, Poland... parents are Barbara and Stanislav... graduated from K.K. Baczynski High School... aspires to compete in the Olympics... majoring in human performance.