Mataya McNeill
Mataya McNeill

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Portland, OR

High School:
Madison HS

Height:
5-10

Position:
Port

Experience:
1V

Squad:
Varsity

05/18/2013

Toreros place second at WCC Championships

USD claimed a win in the Varsity 4 but was edged in the Varsity 8 race by champion Gonzaga.

07/10/2012

WCC Honors 110 USD Student-Athletes on Commissioner's Honor Roll

The nine WCC schools put a total of 1,093 student-athletes on the list from the 13 sports that the conference sponsors, which is another new conference record.

03/17/2012

Toreros win four races on day two of Longhorn Invitational

USD put in a strong showing against Kansas State, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Honors & Awards
• WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll - 2012 & 2013

Senior (2012-13): Rowed with the varsity... Competed in every event during the fall and every varsity event in the spring... Raced with the 2V8 at the WCC Championships.

Junior (2011-12): Raced with the varsity... Member of the 2V8 that took second at the WCC Championships... Named to the Commissioner's Honor Roll with a 3.07 GPA.

Sophomore (2010-11): Competed with the novice 8, helping them earn a first palce finish at WIRAs.

Freshman (2009-10): Did not row.

High School: Attended Madison High School... earned four varsity letters apiece in soccer and track, three in cross-country and two in basketball... did not row... was named her team's MVP and Most Inspirational as well as being named first-team all-league.

Personal: Born March 3, 1991 in Portland, Ore.... parents are Phillene and Thomas McNeill... chose USD for the academics and the location... is a Presidential Scholar at USD... notes that she owns a zebra.

Major: Communications

Minor: Leadership