Melanie Lucas-Conwell
Melanie Lucas-Conwell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Palo Alto, CA

High School:
Palo Alto HS

Height:
5-5

Position:
Port

Experience:
3V

Squad:
Varsity

Senior ('10-'11): In her fourth season with the Torero women's rowing program.

Junior ('09-'10): Competed with the varsity four that took first-place in the WCCs and WIRAs... named a Scholar Athlete and received the WCC Commissioner Award.

Sophomore ('08-'09): Competed as a varsity pair... earned Scholar Athlete honors and WCC Commissioner honors.

Freshman ('07-'08): Rowed in the novice eight.... named a Scholar Athlete and earned WCC Commissioner honors.

High School: Attended Palo Alto High School where she rowed for head coach Wayne Rickert... competed in the lightweight eight and third varsity eight as a senior, helping capture a fourth-place finish at Regionals in the lightweight eight... as a junior competed with the novice B and the third varsity eight... also rowed for NorCal Crew... named an AP Scholar with honors.

Personal: Born October 7th, 1989 in Paris, France... daughter of Susan and Frederic Lucas-Conwell... chose USD because of the crew team, the beauty of the campus, small class sizes, great professors and the beach... was also recruited by Chapman and UCSD... was named to the Dean's list at USD and 1st and 2nd Honors... her mother played field hockey and squash at the University of Wisconsin... notes that she lived in France for 16 years and has three sisters.

Major: International Relations.

Minor: Marketing and Italian.