Erica Christianson enters her third year with the Trojans and will row from the port side.
As a sophomore, Christianson did not race but practiced and trained with the Trojans.
As a freshman, Christianson occupied the sixth seat in the novice eight. She helped the novice eight to a second-place finish in the petite final at the San Diego Crew Classic, a seventh-place finish at the Pac-10 Championships, and rowed in the USC-UCLA dual race.
CLUB AND HIGH SCHOOL
Christianson rowed with the Cercle Natique de France under coach Vincent Martin for seven years. She ran track and field and played basketball for Duarte HS. She was an All-Montview League selection in basketball as a senior and was named All-CIF in the discus as a senior thrower.
Erica Christianson was born on Aug. 24, 1992, in Pasadena, Calif.... parents are Ken and Dona Christianson... father Ken is a graduate of USC's pharmacy school and mother Dona is a student services advisor at the pharmacy school... majoring in political science.