Women's Rowing

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    Kristen Souza
    Kristen Souza

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Kapolei, Hawai'i

    High School:
    Kamehameha HS

    Last College:
    Washington

    Height:
    5-10

    Position:
    Starboard

    Birthdate:
    12/31/1985

    Experience:
    1V

    At USC:
    Kristen (Kanani) Souza enters her second season in the USC program...Rowed with the second Varsity Four in 2005... and her third collegiate rowing season after transferring from Washington in 2004.

    Personal Highlights:
    Souza is a 2003 graduate of Kamehameha Schools in Honolulu, Hawai'i... A two-year letterwinner in canoe paddling, kayaking and volleyball... A two-time Hawai'i High School Athletic Association state champion in canoe paddling... Also captured the Hawai'i Canoe Racing Association state championship in 2003... Won three Interscholastic League of Honolulu championships and named to the ILH All-Star team in 2003... Named to the Honolulu Advertiser all-state first team for canoe paddling in 2003... Paddled with the Waikiki Surf Club for six years and won four Oahu Championships... Competed in the 2000 World Outrigger Canoe Sprint Championships in Townsville, Australia... Competed in canoe paddling in Tahiti in the spring of 2003...A four-year honor roll student and Who's Who Among American High School Students in 2003... She has four brothers and sisters...Something she has always wanted to do is paddle the Moloka'i to O'ahu NA Wahine o Ke Kai (a 40+ mile canoe race)... A political science major with a minor in cinema... She would like to attend law school after graduation.