Kelsey

Hirota

KelseyHirotaZoom
Varsity
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Berkeley, CA
High School: Berkeley HS
Club: Berkeley High Crew
Major: Marine Biology
Experience: High School

Bio

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2017-18
Member of the Varsity 8 crew that earned UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (6/5) honors ... Helped the Varsity 8+ crew to a first place finish at the Western Sprints Championships ... Claimed first in all three races at the Western Sprints Challenge with the Second Varsity 8 crew.

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Berkeley High School in Berkeley … A three-year varsity letter winner … Named to the CIF North Coast Section Honor Roll … Earned outstanding coxswain honors as a senior.

PERSONAL
Born Dec. 17 in Berkeley … Daughter of Katie and David … Has a sister named Rachel … Business Psychology major at Sixth College … Favorite rowing memory is sinking in her high school team's varsity 8 as a senior and being rescued by the Coast Guard ... Top UC San Diego memory is coming back to shore after winning the Varsity 8 at the Western Springs in 2018 and the entire team storming the boat to celebrate ... Enjoys going on road trips, cooking and going to the beach … Cheers for Team USA … Favorite athlete is coxswain Mary Whipple ... Listens to Kanye West, Ed Sheeran, Chance the Rapper and Taylor Swift ... Most people do not know that she hates scary movies and will cry while watching them ... Uses Snapchat.

View Full Bio
Interview: Zach Johnson
Interview: Zach Johnson
Interview with Tynan Rodger