Ewelina Nowak enters her fourth season in the USC program... in 2009 Nowak, who is a strong, versatile player, was used in many different positions...she came out of the second seat in the varsity four boat for much of the season, helping the Trojans beat UCLA in the yearly dual meet...in the NCAA Championships, Nowak was used in the third seat in the varsity eight boat to help the Trojans finish 11th overall...in 2008 Nowak was the everyday stroke for the JV eight...stroked the JV eight boat which beat UCLA in the yearly dual meet...helped JV eight boat place second in the Jackie Ann Stitt Hungness Trophy race at the 2008 San Diego Crew Classic...helped boat beat Stanford at the Stanford Invitational...in 2007, rowed from the No. 4 seat with the JV Eight, contributing to winning the Jackie Ann Stitt Hungness Trophy at the 2007 San Diego Crew Classic... rowed the No. 2 spot with the Varsity Four at the Pac-10 Championships towards a third place bronze medal finish, contributing to th e Trojans' first Pac-10 Conference team championship in program history... rowed the Varsity Four No. 2 seat at the NCAA Championships, winning the petite final for a seventh place overall finish... bronze medal winner in doubles at the 2006 Head of the American Regatta, also helping her boat take silver in the fours.
Nowak rowed for seven years (2000-2007)... a steady winner at the Polish Junior Championships, winning doubles gold in 2004, gold in the coxless four and bronze in doubles in 2005, bronze in the coxless four and silver in fours in 2006... a member of the 2005 Polish Junior National Team, finishing seventh in women's eight at the World Junior Championships.
Ewelina Nowak was born in Bydgoszcz, Poland... a 2006 graduate of the Sport's High School/Liceum Kazimierza Wielkiego in Walcz, Poland... majoring in international relations and hopes to be a part of -- or open -- an international organization.