High School Sports: Crew
High School Awards: Female athlete of the year as a freshman ... Canadian sculler of the year in '95.
Major at Washington: English
Husky Rowing Experience1998 (Freshman): Rowed in the three seat in the novice eight that won a Pac-10 Championship and its grand final at the San Diego Crew Classic ... four seat in the varsity four at the NCAA Championships ... rowed at Canadian Henley and in the Canada Cup, summer '98.
1999 (Sophomore): Rowed in the two seat with the varsity eight ... helped Huskies win an eighth straight Pac-10 title and Whittier Cup title at the San Diego Crew Classic ... boat finished fifth in its grand final at the NCAA Championships and was third overall in the team standings ... rowed at Canadian Henley in summer, 1999 and won the doubles race ... two-time winner of the Canada Cup.
Personal: Daughter of Noran Tapley ... enjoys spinning, volleyball and swimming ... interested in a law career.
I chose Washington because: I wanted to row for a great team and get a good education.
The best thing about Seattle is: The scenery.
The best thing about UW is: The many opportunities available to students.
Favorite class: Zoology 118.
My best race was: San Diego 1999; we won and it was the greatest feeling.
After I graduate I plan to: Go to law school.
Borges says: "Rowing at Washington has taught me to work hard not only on the water but also in my future endeavors."