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Erin Briggs

5'11''
Height
Freshman
Class
Orono, Minn.
Hometown
Orono
High School

2016-17 
• Part of the Varsity Eight that placed 10th at the NCAA Championships
• Member of the Varsity Eight that won an ACC championship
• Named to the All-ACC first team
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Lettered

2015-16
• Named to the CRCA All-America second team
• CRCA All-Region first-team honoree
• Part of the Varsity Eight that placed fifth at the NCAA Championships
• Member of ACC Champion Varsity Eight that was named ACC Crew of the Year
• Member of the Varsity Eight that won the Princeton Chase
• Member of the Varsity Eight that finished with the third-best collegiate time at the Head of the Charles
• Lettered

2014-15
• Part of Varsity Eight that placed third at the NCAA Championships
• Member of ACC Champion V8 that was named ACC Crew of the Year
• Part of the V8 that was the top collegiate crew at the Head of the Charles
• Rowed with the V8 all season
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Lettered

2013-14
• Member of the Second Varsity Eight that placed third at NCAAs
• Rowed with ACC Champion 2V8
• Was in 2V8 all season long
• Part of 2V8 that placed 10th at the Head of the Charles
• Lettered

Background
• 2012 and 2013 NWIRA junior women’s single champion
• 16th in Jr. Women’s double at Head of the Charles
• 2013 NWIRA junior and open women’s double champion
• Also competed in track and field, volleyball and nordic skiing at Orono High School
• 2013 Wright County All-Conference Champion in the discus and shot put
• 2012 All-Twin Cities Ski Conference selection

Personal
• Daughter of Cynthia and Brigham Briggs
• Has one older sister, Kelly, and five younger sisters, Emily, Claire, Mary, Audrey and Ailene
• Father, Brigham, played football for Air Force from 1985-86
• Uncle, Paul Briggs, played basketball for Brigham Young from 1989-1991