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    Robin Hextrum
    Robin Hextrum

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Stinson Beach, Calif.

    High School:
    Tamalpais HS

    Height:
    5-8

    Position:
    Port

    Experience:
    3V

    At USC:
    As a former cross country and track athlete, making the transition to the water has been smooth sailing for Robin Hextrum as she enters her senior season with the USC program...in 2008 Hextrum was co-captain of the squad and an integral player on the water...rowed out of the stroke position to help the varsity four beat Stanford at the Stanford Invitational...helped USC JV eight boat finish second at the San Diego Crew Classic...at the Head of the American Regatta, Hextrum and her partner Diana Ivanova finished first in the coxless pair race... Hextrum was named to the Pac-10 All-Academic first team with a 3.82 GPA...in 2007, rowed exclusively from the No. 2 seat in the Varsity Eight, helping lead the Trojans to one of the most successful seasons in program history... her boat won the coveted Jessop-Whittier Cup at the 2007 San Diego Crew Classic (only the second time in USC history) and was also crowned the Pac-10 Champion after convincingly winning the Grand Final... contributed to bringing the Trojans their first Pac-10 Conference team championship and secured the second team bid to the NCAA Championships in school history... her Varsity Eight remained undefeated until the final race of the season... named to the 2007 Pac-10 Conference All-Academic First Team... her boats each took second place in the doubles and fours at the 2006 Head of the American Regatta... in 2006, rowed with the JV Eight from the No. 2 seat.

    Personal:
    Robin Hilary Hextrum was born in Hayward, Calif.... a 2005 graduate of Tamalpais High in Mill Valley, Calif.... a four-year letterwinner and senior captain (2003-2004) in cross country and a three-year letterwinner and team MVP in track at Tamalpais High... her father, Chuck, played football for California (1973-1975)... older sister Kirsten, was a rower at California and twin sister Shannon attends Dartmouth... played flute in the Trojan Marching Band in 2005... majoring in Fine Arts.