Jessica Farran
Jessica Farran
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Reno, Nev.
Position: Port/Starboard
College: Novice

2011-12: Rowed 2nd seat for Varsity 8 line-up at Lexington Reservoir vs. Mills and Sonoma State … team finished first with a time of 7:54 … rowed 5th seat at the San Diego Crew Classic … rowed 2nd seat for Varsity 8 Line-up at Marina Del Ray vs. LMU … team finished second with a time of 8:07 … rowed starboard for varsity 8/ heat 1 at Lake Natoma vs. Sacramento state, Stanford and LMU … team finished fourth with a time of 7:30.

ATHLETIC EXPERIENCE: First-year rower at Santa Clara as a true freshman in 2011-12 ... played varsity tennis for two years at Robert McQueen High School and served as team captain ... also a member of the varsity dance team as a prep senior ... earned a varsity letter as a member of the swim team as a high school freshman ... also has danced since the age of five and learned the Cecchetti Method of ballet as well as jazz.

PERSONAL: Born in Reno, Nev. ... daughter of Kim and Tracy Farran ... enjoys baking, kayaking and hiking ... majoring in Political Science.