International Competition:Won a silver medal for the in the USA eight at the U23 World Championships in Racice, Czech Republic.
2010-11: Member of All-Pac-10 rowing team ... CRCA first-team All-American ... chosen to CRCA All-West Region first team ... won bronze at the NCAA Championships and silver at the Pac-10 Championships with the Cardinal I Eight ... recorded an undefeated weekend at the lake Natoma Invitational ... named to Pac-10 All-Academic first team ... CRCA National Scholar-Athlete.
2009-10: Member of varsity eight placing second at Pac-10 Championships and then fifth at NCAA Championships.
2008-09: Member of the 2009 NCAA Division I National Champion Rowing Team ... finished first at the NCAA National Championships and the Pac-10s in the varsity eight ... a CRCA All-America First Team and All-Regional pick ... was named Pac-10 Athlete of the Year ... also earned spots on the 2009 All-Pac-10 team, Pac-10 All-Academic First Team.
2007-08: Won a gold medal in the women's eight for the United States at the 2008 World Rowing Junior Championships ... competed in the Varsity Eight that finished second at the 2008 NCAA Championships and won a silver medal at the 2008 Pac-10 Championships.
High School: A four-year letterwinner at Phillips Academy Andover ... second place at 2006 NEIRA Championships in 1st Varsity Eight, stroke seat ... second place at 2005 NEIRA Championships in 1st Varsity Eight ... first place at 2004 New England Interscholastic Rowing Association (NEIRA) Championship Regatta in 2nd Varsity Eight ... also a three-time All-American in swimming ... holds the New England record for 400 freestyle relay ... in 2007 took second in the 200 freestyle relay, fourth in the 400 freestyle relay, third in 50 freestyle, and fourth in 100 freestyle ... swimming team won the NEPSAA championships three times from 2004-2006 ... in 2006 won the 400 and 200 freestyle relay, second in 50 freestyle, and third in the 100 freestyle ... in 2005 took first place in the NEPSAA 400 freestyle relay and 200 freestyle relay, fourth place in 50 freestyle, 11th place in 100 freestyle ... in 2004 took first place in the New England Prep School Swimming (NEPSAA) Championship in 400 freestyle relay and 200 medley relay, sixth place in 50 freestyle, fourth place in 100 freestyle ... also ran cross country ... took fifth place overall in the 2005 Championships ... took third place overall at the 2004 NEPSTA Division I Cross Country Championships ... team won the NEPSTA Division I Cross Country Championship in both years ... named to the All New England Cross Country Team in 2004 and 2005 ... made the Honor Roll 10 terms out of 11 Cum Laude ... was a National Merit Finalist.
Personal: Major is human biology ... parents are Stephen Roddy and Bih-hsya Hsieh ... has one younger sibling, Chloe ... enjoys traveling, reading, hiking, eating, going to the beach, and photography.
Getting to Know Erika Roddy:
|Parents||Steve Roddy and Bih-hsya Hsieh|
|Other hobbies outside of Stanford||Running, swimming, hiking, reading|
|My favorite professional/Olympic athlete is||Natalie Coughlin|
|The best advice I've ever received was:||Live in the moment|
|I am most thankful in my life for||My family and friends|
|My favorite place that I've visited is||Beijing|
|My favorite place to race is||The Head of the Charles|
|The best thing about Stanford is||The amazing people|
|Favorite sport other than rowing||Swimming|