Brenda Arellano
Brenda Arellano
Year: Freshman
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
Position: Port/Starboard

2011-12: Rowed 2nd seat for Second 8 line-up at Lexington Reservoir vs. Mills … team finished first with a time of 8:36 … rowed 7th seat vs. St. Mary’s at the San Diego Crew Classic … rowed starboard for Second 8 line-up at Marina Del Ray vs. LMU … team finished second with a time of 8:39 … rowed starboard for Lightweight 4/heat 1 at Lake Natoma vs. University of San Diego, University of California San Diego and Cal … team finished third with a time of 8:18 … rowed starboard for Lightweight 4 Final at Lake Natoma vs. Humboldt State, Stanford, University of San Diego, University of California San Diego and Chapman … team finished forth with a time of 8:08 … rowed starboard for the Second 8 line-up at Sacramento vs. Gonzaga, Saint Mary’s, Portland, Creighton, LMU and  University of San Diego … team finished seventh with a time of 7:45.

ATHLETIC EXPERIENCE: First-year rower at Santa Clara as a true freshman in 2011-12.

PERSONAL: Born in San Jose, Calif. ... daughter of Maricela and Victor Manuel Arellano ... attended Santa Teresa High School ... is part of the Color Guard ... majoring in Psychology.