Stanford advances two of three boats to the semifinals
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 ... Pac-10 All-Academic honorable mention ... first in senior 4x and second in senior 2x at USRowing Club Nationals.
2009-10: Finished second at NCAA's and first at Pac-10's with the II Eight.
2008-09: Member of the 2009 NCAA Division I National Champion Rowing Team ... finished third at the NCAA National Championships and second at the Pac-10s in the 2nd varsity eight.
High School: A 2008 graduate of Westerville Central High School in Westerville, Ohio ... rowed for Westerville Rowing Club ... was in the stroke seat of the varsity eight boat that competed at Youth Nationals ... named honorable mention for USRowing's Scholastic Honor Roll ... recipient of the President's Award ... was a Commended Student For National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test ... National Honor Society officer ... earned the Medallion of Excellence ... received State of Ohio Award of Merit.
Personal: Born in Westerville, Ohio ... parents are Mike and Lynn Radigan ... has five siblings, Michael, Emily, Molly, Mitchell and Mandy ... major is human biology with a concentration in Child Development.
Getting to Know Erin Radigan:
Mike and Lynn Radigan
Michael, Emily, Molly, Mitchell, Mandy
Wants to work in Special Education
I was introduced to rowing by
Natalie Wilson, a high school friend
I would describe myself as:
Easy-going and reliable
What people don't know about me is:
I'm a lefty, but play most sports right-handed
The reason I love rowing is:
The adrenaline rush, the feeling after a race when all the hard work has finally paid off, and the great friends made along the way.
My favorite pre-race ritual is:
The Stanford Rowing team will be fun to watch this year because
We're hungry for more
The thing I love most about rowing is:
Everyone pushes for everyone else, not just for themselves. It takes "team sport" to a whole new level.
The thing I love most about sports is:
Just being active and having fun
My favorite food is
Favorite TV Show
Favorite Musical Artist
High School Musical
My favorite professional/Olympic athlete is
Lindsay and Elle, of course!
If I could spend a day with anyone, it would be:
my best friend
I am most thankful in my life for
How much God has blessed me with amazing family and friends, as well as great opportunities and abilities.
My parents were right when they told me
The people who have had the greatest influence on my life are: