2008-09: Member of the 2009 NCAA Division I National Champion rowing team ... finished third at the NCAA Championships and second at the Pac-10s in the II Eight.
Community College: Attended Portland Community College in 2007-08.
High School: A 2007 graduate of Jesuit High School ... rowed for Rose City Rowing Club from 2005-present ... rowed with RCRC's women's eight boat that finished 14th at the 2008 Women's 8+ Junior National Championship, and ninth in 2007 ... was also a defender on the junior varsity soccer team from 2004-05 ... competed in the 100 meters, 200 meters, and triple jump on the track team from 2004-05.
Personal: Born in Portland, Ore. ... parents are Doug Cooper and Cecelia Guinee ... father threw the javelin for Cal ... has one older sibling, Cory ... major is undeclared ... hobbies include playing Capture the Flag, baking, dancing, singing, drawing, and running.
Getting to Know Elise Guinee-Cooper:
|Parents||Doug Cooper and Cecelia Guinee|
|Other hobbies outside of Stanford||Capture the flag, baking, dancing, singing, drawing, running|
|I was introduced to rowing by:||My friends from middle school|
|My favorite pre-race ritual is:||The Chai Tea dance|
|My favorite food is||Chocolate and soft-serve ice cream|
|Favorite Musical Artist||Jack Johnson, Dave Matthews, The Beatles, Pat Benitar|
|Favorite Movie||Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon|
|If I were not a collegiate rower I would be:||A hippie|
|Favorite Sports Team||Brazilian national soccer team|
|Favorite Book||The Grapes Of Wrath|
|The Place I'd Most Like To Visit||Brazil|