Women's Rowing

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    Shelby Adair
    Shelby Adair

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Manhattan Beach, Calif.

    High School:
    Mira Costa HS

    Height:
    5-7

    Position:
    Port/Star

    Experience:
    Nov.

    04/13/2014

    USC Takes Fourth at Lake Natoma Invitational

    The Women of Troy completed events at the annual races behind top-ranked California and sixth-ranked Brown

    04/12/2014

    No. 4 Trojans Complete First Day at Lake Natoma Invitational

    The Women of Troy were solid in their morning runs but couldn't defeat Stanford in the afternoon

    04/06/2014

    No. 4 USC Claims Fourth Straight Jessop-Whittier Cup at Crew Classic

    The USC women's rowing team will bring home the Jessop-Whittier Cup and the Karen Plumleigh Cortney Cup

    04/05/2014

    Trojans Put Four Boats in Grand Finals at San Diego Crew Classic

    The fourth-ranked Women of Troy finished first in each of their heats among varsity boats

    03/30/2014

    No. 6 USC Completes Close Head-to-Head With No. 3 Virginia

    The USC women's rowing 2V8 won a close race with Virginia while the V8 and V4 were edged by the Cavaliers

    2012-13
    Shelby Adair enters her second year with the Trojans.

    2011-12
    In her first year, Adair rowed out of the sixth seat in the novice eight and helped the Trojans to a third-place finish in the petite final at the San Diego Crew Classic. The top novice eight boat finished third at the Head of the American and second at the Newport Autumn Rowing Festival.

    CLUB AND HIGH SCHOOL
    Adair rowed with the Marina Aquatic Center (MAC) for two years and helped the club's top boat to second-place finishes at the Head of the American and the Newport Autumn Rowing Festival. In her novice season, Adair stroked the B eights to a first-place finish at the Camino Real Cup. She rowed in the A4 and A8 boats all year and won three medals (two gold and one silver) at the Long Beach Invitational. Adair also lettered in softball for two years and was twice named a scholar-athlete.

    PERSONAL
    Shelby Zaryn Adair was born on Nov. 6, 1992, in Santa Barbara, Calif.... mother is Amber Adair... grandfather Eric Christianson threw the javelin for the USC track and field team in the late 1960's... grandmother Melinda Christianson played tennis at USC in the 1960's... served as a staff writer for her the Mustang Morning News... majoring in cinematic arts with a minor in Spanish.