High School Sports: Track & Field, Volleyball, Basketball.
Honors and Awards: A three-year letterwinner for track ... Captured the 2001 Washington State Championship in 100 high hurdles and placed second in 300 low hurdles ... Also lettered twice in volleyball and basketball.
Major at Washington: Spanish and International Studies.
Husky Rowing Experience: 2006 (Junior) - Rowed with the UW JV eight to a fourth-place finish at the Pac-10 Championships ... Rowed with the varsity four at the NCAA Championships, helping Washington to a fifth-place showing in the Grand Final. 2005 (Sophomore) - Notched a first-place finish in the Windermere Cup varsity four race ... Took second place at the Pac-10 Championships in the varsity four ... Ended the season with the JV eight, as the Huskies captured first place in the petite final at the NCAA Championships. 2004 (Freshman) - Joined the rowing team midseason after training in the fall with the track and field team ... Competed for the novice eight that won the California dual and Windermere Cup races ... Promoted to the junior varsity eight for the Oregon State dual, which UW won ... Rowed in the No. 3 seat for the UW junior varsity that placed third at the Pac-10 Championships.
Personal: Daughter of Crystal and Rob Grigsby ... Mother is a third-grade teacher ... Father is a Colonel in the US Army.
I chose Washington because: UW admissions realized what a great addition I would be, so I accepted their invitation to become a student.
The best thing about Seattle is: Pike's Place Market.
My best race was: Spike Africa 2003: It was my first time in a boat and I thought I was going to get cut because of my performance, but they decided to keep me!
After I graduate, I plan to: Go to grad school to obtain my teaching credentials.
If I could tell my incoming teammates one thing it would be: Become a morning person.
Grigsby says: "Row it like you stole it."
Last Updated: January 22, 2007