High School Sports: Cross country, soccer and basketball.
High School Awards: Member of 2001 all-conference basketball team ... received the all-academic award ... scholastic achievement award receipient ... female student athlete of the year in 2001.
Major at Washington: Biology
Husky Rowing Experience: 2002 (Freshman)- Member of the novice eight that placed third at Pac-10 and helped Washington win the team title ... rowed in eight that placed second at the San Diego Crew Classic and the Washington State dual ... member of crew that was victorious at Windermere Cup races as well as the California and Oregon State duals. 2003 (Sophomore) - Bow seat in the junior varsity eight that placed second at NCAA championships and helped Washington to a third place team finish ... member of crew that won silver at Pac-10 Championships and helped UW claim the Pac-10 team title ... rowed in junior varsity eight that placed first at the San Diego Crew Classic ... helped the Huskies to victories at the Windermere Cup Regatta along with the California, Washington State and Oregon State duals in junior varsity eight.-2004 (Junior) - Member of the varsity boat for the entire season ... Rowed in the bow seat for every race ... UW's varsity eight won the Washington State dual, the Windermere Cup and the Oregon State dual ... collected a silver medal in the varsity eight event at the Pac-10 Championships ... The Huskies' varsity eight won the petite final at the NCAA Championships.
Personal: Daughter of Patricia and Tom Kohan ... both parents attended Ohio State University ... mother is a registered nurse ... father is a realtor ... has three younger brothers, Zachary (19) who is on the baseball team at the University of San Francisco, Patrick (17) and Joseph (14).
I chose Washington because: They have a fabulous science program and the area is gorgeous.
The best thing about Seattle is: The surrounding environment and the many opportunities to take advantage of.
The best thing about UW is: The dynamic people.
Favorite Class: French
My best race was: San Diego Crew Classic 2003. We had a first place finish and we ended up on the other side of the fence.
After I graduate, I plan to: Travel/work in Europe and apply to graduate schools after taking the MCATs.
If I could tell my incoming teammates one thing, it would be: Prioritize sleep in your schedule.
Kohan says: "Washington rowing is all about swimming upstream."