Women's Rowing

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    Eglit Võsu
    Eglit Võsu

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Pärnu, Estonia

    High School:
    Pärnu Sütevaka Humanitaargümnaasium

    Height:
    5-10

    Position:
    Port

    Experience:
    1V

    2012-13
    Eglit Võsu enters her second year with the Trojans and will row from the port side.

    2011-12
    As a freshman, Võsu helped power USC's second varsity eight. From the sixth seat, she helped the 2V8 to a sixth-place finish for the Jackie Ann Stitt Hungness Trophy at the San Diego Crew Classic. In a three-way race, Võsu helped the second varsity eight to a win against Princeton and Yale, and later helped her crew beat Michigan State and Notre Dame head-to-head at the Stanford Invitational. Võsu rowed from the six seat in the second varsity eight at the Pac-12 Championships where USC came in fifth as a team, and rowed at six and at the two seat at the NCAA Championships where her boat finished first in the petite final and USC finished sixth as a team.

    INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE
    Võsu rowed for the Pärnu Rowing Club under head coach Rita Maier for six years. She was named her high school's 2010 Athlete of the Year and was later named Estonia's Junior National Team MVP. Võsu placed 15th in the double sculls at the 2010 Youth Olympic Games and is a seven-time Estonian youth national championship title holder. She was the Baltic champion and participated in the Junior World Championships from 2008-11.

    PERSONAL
    Eglit Võsu was born on Nov. 15, 1992, in Pärnu, Estonia... parents are Peeter and Ingrid Võsu... mother Ingrid was a member of the USSR Youth National team... lists cross-country skiing as one of her life's great passions... enjoys reading and singing in her spare time... majoring in international relations.