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Naomi Cornman
Position: Coxswain
Height: 5'1"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Tiburon, Calif.
High School: Redwood
Major: International Relations-French
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International Relations and French double major
• Specialized in French literature and international security and history
• Accepted into the coterm program through the Department of Communication and will pursue an M.A. in media studies, communication in 2016
• French peer major advisor
• Running a study in the Virtual Human Interaction Lab on immaterial presence
• Has also done research in the virtual reality lab with Oculus Rift goggles
• On the leadership team for the Green Living Council, which promotes sustainable living in dorms and does beach cleanups along with teaching a class. She is mentor for the class as well as the membership and recruitment director for the program
• Team leader in 2014 and 2015
• Published writer on the Peninsula Press, a multimedia hub for the Stanford Journalism program
• Alpha Phi sorority member
• Lives in the French House where she is the financial manager. Last year she was the academic theme associate doing art exhibits and cheese tastings
• Went to a French Immersion School from kindergarten to middle school
• Brother, Andre, is a freshman on the Stanford fencing team

2014-15 (Senior)
• Pac-12 Scholar Athlete of the Year
• All-Pac-12
• CRCA All-Region 5 second team

• Stanford Award of Excellence
• CRCA Scholar Athlete
• Pac-12 All-Academic first team

• Team Leader
• Stanford's Dick and Anne Gould's Captain's Award
• Qualified for the women's eight at the Henley Royal Regatta
• Reached the semifinals in the eight at the Henley Women's Regatta

• Team finished sixth at the NCAA Championships and fourth at the Pac-12 Championships

• Coxswain of the varsity eight
• Recorded five race victories on the year
• Reached the NCAA Grand Final of the varsity eight at NCAA's, placing fifth
• Silver medal at the Pac-12 Championships

• Won two races and finished ahead of No. 2 Brown at the Lake Natoma Invitational
• Called wins over No. 2 Virignia and No. 16 Washington State at the Pac-12 Challenge
• Earned a win over No. 8 Washington and No. 17 Louisville in a five-team race at the Oregon State Classic
• Lost to No. 2 Cal in the Big Row, her final collegiate race at Redwood Shores

• Guided the varsity eight to a second place finish at Head of the American as well as a seventh place finish in the collegiate 4+

2013-14 (Junior)
• Pac-12 All-Academic second team 
• CRCA Scholar Athlete 
• Team Leader
• Split time as coxswain for the varsity eight and second varsity eight 
• Placed sixth in the varsity eight at the NCAA Championships after winning both the heat and semifinal races 
• Won gold in the varsity eight to help Stanford win its first Pac-12 Championship 
• Helped hand the No. 2 Cal varsity eight its first loss of 2014, claiming the Lambert Cup for the first time since 2009 at the Big Row 
• Led the varsity eight to victories over No. 4 USC and No. 9 Notre Dame 
• Guided the 2V8 as it ended No. 2 Ohio State’s 19-race winning streak at the Oregon State Classic 
• Coxed the varsity eight to a win over No. 18 Louisville and loss to No. 3 Virginia at the Pac-12 Challenge
• Took a loss in the 1V8 in a rematch against No. 9 USC 
• Recorded a third place finish in the Championship 8+ at the Head of the Lake 
• Coxswain for the fifth place A boat in the Women’s Collegiate 8+ at the Head of the American

2012-13 (Sophomore)
• Placed second in the II Eight Petite Finals at the NCAA Championships 
• Posted a fifth-place finish in the I Eight at the PAC-12 Championships 
• Defeated Syracuse in a morning dual race and placed first in a five-team afternoon competition as part of the I Eight at the Oregon State Classic 
• Won all three races with the Cardinal I Eight at the PAC-12 Women’s Challenge 
• Came away with a third place finish in the Cardinal I Eight at the Lake Natoma Invitational 
• Raced to a ninth-place finish in the Championship Eights at the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston in a time of 17:10.135 
• Captured second in the Eight during both the morning race and night sprint at the Head of the Oklahoma 
• Chosen as a CRCA Scholar-Athlete 
• Pac-12 All-Academic second team selection

2011-12 (Freshman)
• Served as coxswain of Stanford II Eight that finished 11th at NCAA Championships and earned silver at Pac-12 Championships
• Finished third with the Cardinal Four at the Lake Natoma Invitational

High School
• A 2011 graduate of Redwood High School 
• With Marin Rowing Association 2007-2011 
• Gold medal winner of varsity 8+ at U.S. Youth National Championships 2011 
• Silver medal winner of varsity 8+ San Diego Crew Classic 2011 
• Silver medal winner of Head of the Charles Regatta 2010 
• 2010 gold medal winner at U.S. Junior Women National team, CanAmMex International Regatta 
• 2011 U.S. Junior Women National team World Championship Selection Camp, New London, Conn.
• 2010 U.S. Junior Women National team, CanAmMex Selection Camp, New London, CT 
• Also competed in Alpine Ski Racing and Sailing Regattas

• Born in San Francisco, Calif.
• Parents are Bob and Nasealia Cornman 
• Has one younger brother, Andre 

Cornman on Stanford
"This place has changed my life and will in the years to come. These people are amazing. The professors are amazing. The academics are fantastic and the opportunites are great. As a kid I always wanted to go to Stanford because it was the great school in the area."