Birthplace: Flint, Mich.
Hometown: Flushing, Mich.
Residence: Princeton, N.J.
High School: Luke M. Powers Catholic High School
Undergraduate Education: University of Michigan, 2006
Began Rowing: 2002 - University of Michigan
Club Affiliation: USRowing Training Center
Training Location: Princeton, N.J.
Current Coaches: Tom Terhaar, Laurel Korholz
Years on National Team: Two - 2006, Under 23; 2007, Senior
Event (s): Sculling
Facts of Interest:
Ellen was named Michigan's Women's Rowing Athlete of the Year in 2006. She also was part of the Academic All-Big Ten teams in 2004, 2005 and 2006. Outside of rowing, Ellen enjoys snow skiing, water skiing, country music and watching the Green Bay Packers.
2008, FISA World Cup - Munich, Women's Double Sculls, 7th
2007, FISA World Championships, Women's Quadruple Sculls, 6th
2006, FISA Under 23 World Championships, Women's Pair, 4th
2008, National Selection Regatta #2, Women's Double Sculls, 1st
2007, U.S. National Championships, Women's Quadruple Sculls, 3rd
2007, U.S. National Championships, Women's Double Sculls, 5th
2005, NCAA Championships, Women's Second Varsity Eight, 6th
2004, NCAA Championships, Women's Second Varsity Eight, 4th