Cardinal boats each finish fifth in Saturday's semifinals, fall short of Grand Finals
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.
2009-2010: Won silver at the NCAA Championships and gold at the Pac-10 Championships with the Cardinal II Eight ... named to Pac-10 All-Academic second team ... CRCA National Scholar-Athlete.
2008-09: Member of the 2009 NCAA Division I National Champion rowing team ... finished fifth at the NCAA Championships in the varsity four and second at the Pac-10s with the II Eight.
Personal: Born in Glen Ridge, N.J. ... parents are Thomas and Mariann Higgins ... has three siblings, Tim, Claire and Greg ... both brothers played lacrosse in college, Tim for Lehigh and Gregg played for Denison University ... human biology major.
Getting to Know Marielle Higgins:
Thomas and Mariann Higgins
Tim, Claire, Greg
Doctor, teacher, psychiatrist
Other hobbies outside of Stanford
The beach, reading, watching movies, hanging out with friends
I was introduced to rowing by
My sister and my mom
I would describe myself as:
friendly, outgoing, kind, funny
What people don't know about me is:
I am addicted to reality television
The reason I love rowing is:
the friendship, hard work and competition
The thing I love most about rowing is:
The thing I love most about sports is:
that dedication and hard work always pays off
My favorite food is
glazed doughnuts from the Macaroon Shop
If I could spend a day with anyone, it would be:
Rob and Big
The best advice I've ever received was:
The reason I chose Stanford
the academics, the rowing and the weather
The people who have had the greatest influence on my life are:
My most prized possession is:
The Red Dragon...my 1996 Jeep with 127,000 miles on it