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Alexa Romero




Sioux Falls, S.D.

High School

Crieghton HS

Before Miami…
Attended Creighton University for two years before transferring to the University of Miami … Served as coxswain for the Blue Jays … Took part in the Upper Midwest Collegiate Sprints … Posted a first place time in the WN8 and WN4 … Had a second place time in the WN8 at the Midwest Intercollegiate Championships … Helped her boat to a second place time in WN4 at the Head of the Oklahoma Regatta in 2007.

High School/Prep…
Attended Sioux Falls Christian High School in her hometown of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Daughter of Jorge Romero and Marcia Holliway … Has one sister, Deanna (15) … Birth date is August 28, 1988 … Full name is Alexa Lynn Romero … Chose to attend UM because of the good reputation in the communications school and highly competitive athletics … Majoring in Motion Pictures.

At the Starting Line with Romero…
Plays the guitar as a hobby … Her first thoughts of Miami was that it is very diverse and offers plenty of opportunities … Favorite rowing memory is advancing to the semifinals in the WN8 at the Dadvail Regatta … An interesting summer job has been working as a production assistant on the independent film, April Showers.