Women's Rowing


    Brooke Downes
    Brooke  Downes

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Boonton Township, N.J.

    High School:
    Mountain Lakes HS

    Height:
    5-11

    Position:
    Port

    05/29/2016

    USC Rowing Finishes 14th at NCAA Championships

    The Trojans' varsity eight took fourth in the I Eights Grand Final for a 10th-place overall finish

    05/28/2016

    USC Varsity Eight Moves Ahead to NCAA Petite Final

    The second varsity eight and varsity four placed into C finals at the NCAA rowing championships

    05/27/2016

    USC Completes First Day at NCAA Rowing Championships

    The Trojans' varsity eight advanced to the A/B semifinals following the first day of competition at Lake Natoma

    05/15/2016

    No. 12 USC Finishes Fifth at Pac-12 Championships

    The Women of Troy took third in the varsity eight final

    04/30/2016

    No. 12 USC Sweeps Away No. 20 UCLA in Crosstown Dual

    The Trojans maintained their undefeated record over the crosstown rival Bruins in a 7-0 sweep

    THIS SEASON: Downes enters her sophomore season competing for the Women of Troy.

    HIGH SCHOOL: 
    Downes was a two-year letterwinner on the Mountain Lakes rowing team…Reached the semifinals of the Mid-Atlantic Conference regionals in 2015…Was a member of the National Honor Society.

    PERSONAL: Brooke Morgan Downes was born on October 29, 1996, in Livingston, New Jersey…Daughter of Rob and Kimberly Downes…Has one brother, Grant…Chose USC because she wanted to compete with the best athletes and study at the nation's top communications school…Enjoys watching Gossip Girl, NCIS, Grey’s Anatomy and Friends…Would like to visit Hawai’i and France…Majoring in broadcast journalism with aspirations to become a sports broadcaster.

    ALL-TIME RACE RESULTS
    Date Boat Seat Race Location Time Finish
    2015-16
    Feb. 28 3V8 4 USC v. San Diego State Mission Bay, Calif. 05:55.3 1st
    May 27 2V8 2 NCAA Championships - Repechange 1 Gold River, Calif. 06:50.1 5th
    May 27 2V8 2 NCAA Championships - Heat 1 Gold River, Calif. 06:49.0 5th
    May 28 2V8 2 NCAA Championships - C/D Semifinal 1 Gold River, Calif. 06:45.6 3th
    May 29 2V8 2 NCAA Championships - C Final Gold River, Calif. 06:46.1 6th