Claire Tenscher enters her third season in the USC program... in 2007, rowed from the No. 2 position in the Third Varsity Eight, contributing to a victory over LMU and the Carley Copley Cup win in the women's open division at the 2007 San Diego Crew Classic... rowed at the No. 3 seat with the JV Four to a victory against UCLA and a silver medal in the Pacific Coast Rowing Championships... named to the 2007 Pac-10 Conference All-Academic Team... in 2006, rowed with the Novice Eight at the No. 2 seat in the San Diego Crew Classic and in a victory against UCLA... rowed from the No. 4 spot in the Pac-10 Championships.
Claire Roxann Tenscher was born in Mt. Shasta, Calif.... attended Mt. Shasta High and West Linn High, but did not complete her senior year in order to enroll early at USC... ran cross country in high school... has one brother, Sean and one sister, Sabrina... her grandfather, James attended USC in the 1950's... a high school National Merit Scholar... lists curry, Ramen noodles and frozen yogurt amongst her favorite foods... an active resident advisor in her dorm.