2008-09: Member of the 2009 NCAA Division I National Champion rowing team ... earned gold medals with the I Eight at the Pac-10 Championships and the NCAA Championships.
2007-08: Won a bronze medal in the 2nd Varsity Eight at the 2008 Pac-10 Championships.
2006-07: Walked on in Fall 2006 and competed in the Varsity Four in Spring 2007.
High School: Three-time Gunn High School Female Athlete of the Year ... United States Marine Corp. Distinguished Athlete 2006 ... captain of water polo team junior and senior years ... member of Stanford 18 and Under club team that placed third at the Junior Olympics ... Gunn High School water polo MVP three straight years, first-team all-league all four years, honorable mention All-Central Coast Section all four years ... member of the swim team, 15th in 100-yard backstroke at CCS Championships 2006, ninth in 200-yard individual medley in 2004.
Personal: Planning to major in Mechanical Engineering ... sister Lainey swims for Purdue University ... cousin Kelly is part of Stanford's women's water polo team ... interested in painting and fixing cars ... parents are John (Stanford `76) and Laura Eaton.
Getting to Know Di Eaton:
|Parents||John and Laura Eaton|
|Contemplated Profession(s)||To design cars or airplanes|
|Other hobbies outside of Stanford||Japanese brush painting, fixing my car, beaching out|
|The reason I love rowing is:||The spandex|
|My favorite pre-race ritual is:||I have to put on sunscreen|
|The Stanford Rowing team will be fun to watch this year because||We are going to be out of control|
|The thing I love most about rowing is:||That feeling when everyone in a boat just connects|
|My favorite food is||Taco Bell and Rainbow Confetti Cake|
|Favorite TV Show||Nothing|
|Favorite Movie||Top Gun|
|My favorite professional/Olympic athlete is||Jenny Thompson and ELLE LOGAN!|
|The best advice I've ever received was:||Go to practice|
|The person who has had the greatest influence on my life is:||My grandpa|
|My most prized possession is:||My Fiat|
|If I were not a collegiate rower I would be:||Beaching out!|
|Favorite Sports Team||San Francisco Giants|
|Favorite Book||Gone With The Wind|
|Favorite Song||"Kiss The Girl" from The Little Mermaid|