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University of Miami Athletics

Alexa Romero

Class

Junior

Hometown

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.

Personal…
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.