International Competition: Placed fifth in Great Britain's eight at the World Championships in Poznan, Poland ... won a gold medal in the GB eight at the U23 World Championships in Racice, Czech Republic.
2010-11: Won gold at the NCAA Championships and Pac-10 Championships with the Cardinal II Eight ... recorded an undefeated weekend at the Lake Natoma Invitational ... named to Pac-10 All-Academic first team ... CRCA National Scholar-Athlete.
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 ... named to the 2009 Pac-10 All-Academic First Team ... member of the Stanford Sub-7:00 2k Erg Club ... won the Elite Coxless Fours event at Womens' Henley.
2007-08: Competed in the Varsity Eight that finished second at the NCAA Championships and won a silver medal at the Pac-10 Championships ... Member of Stanford Sub-7:00 2k Club.
High School: Rowed for SPGSBC from 2005-07 ... also rowed for Great Britain as a junior since 2005 ... competed at British Indoor Rowing Championships and finished fourth in the WJ18 category in 2007 ... won women's junior eight category at Women's Head ... helped women's junior four to semifinal appearance at Henley Women's Regatta ... took silver in Women's elite four race at the National Rowing Championships of Great Britain ... finished fourth in the eight for the British Junior Team at the National Rowing Championships ... captured bronze medals in women's junior four and women's junior eight races at the Coupe de la Jeunesse ... helped women's junior eight break course record at Groningen, Netherlands, with time of 6:42.
Personal: Born in Chicago, Ill. ... parents are Eric and Maralee Vezie ... has two younger sisters, Claire and Karen ... planning to major in chemistry or physics ... has played oboe and sung in choirs...awarded 2010Channing Robertson Award in Chemical Engineering for outstanding academic achievement of a JR majoring in Chemical Engineering.
Getting to Know Michelle Vezie:
|Parents||Eric and Maralee Vezie|
|Siblings||JClaire (16), Karen (13)|
|Major||Chemistry or Physics - undecided|
|Favorite Place to Race||Varese, Italy|
|My favorite food is||malt loaf, jaffa cakes, and milk|
|Favorite Musical Artist||Muse|