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Madison James

Madison James

Sr. | 5'7 | Poway, Calif. | Poway High

2016 (Junior)

  • Named a CRCA Scholar Athlete
  • Rowed the first varsity four to a second-place finish in the Petite Final at the Big 12 Championship
  • Placed first in the Petite Final as a member of the varsity four B crew at the EAWRC sprints

2015 (Sophomore)

  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team
  • Advanced to the grand final in the first varsity four at the Big 12 Championship, finishing fifth overall
  • Earned a first-place finish with the second varsity eight in the petite final at the Knecht Cup
  • Competed in the first varsity eight that earned a sixth-place finish out of 45 teams in the Championship Women’s 8 at the Head of Occoquan
  • Rowed the second varsity eight to a top-five finish in the Women’s Open 8 at the Head of the Ohio

2014 (Freshman)

  • Earned the Conference USA Commissioner's Academic Medal
  • Named to the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll
  • Named to the Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
  • Crossed the line in fifth place with the second varsity four at the Big 12 Championship
  • Finished in fourth place with the first varsity four in the petite final at the Conference USA Championship
  • Won bronze with the novice eight at the Knecht Cup
  • Finished 16th out of 40 boats with the second varsity eight in the Open Club 8 at the Head of the Schuylkill
  • Rowed on the novice four at the Head of the Schuykill
  • Finished 14th with the third varsity eight in the Women’s Open 8 at the Head of the Ohio
  • Placed seventh with the third varsity four in the Women’s Open 4+ at the Head of the Ohio

High School

  • Coached by Susan Francia
  • Four-year varsity track and field letterwinner
  • Two-time MVP in track and field
  • Three-time Union Tribune All-Academic Team member
  • 2010 U.S. Powerlifting Association “Lifter of the Year
  • World champion/world record holder in powerlifting
  • Rowed in the 2013 Southwest Regionals and San Diego Crew Classic
  • Member of the National Honor Society

Personal

  • Daughter of Guy and Heidi James
  • Mother rowed at Wisconsin
  • One of three children
  • Brother played rugby at UCLA
  • Birthday is March 27
  • Majoring in nursing
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
  • Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll
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