Alumni Highlight: Alison Cox ’01 (BA) Women’s Rowing
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Alison Cox ’01 (BA)
Alison Cox started her rowing career as a walk-on at the University of San Diego and developed into one of the most successful Torero athletes ever, becoming the first and only women’s rower in USD history to earn All-America honors when she was named Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) second-team All-America as a senior in 2001.
Cox earned All-West Coast Conference honors in 1999, 2000 and 2001, becoming the first Torero rower to garner three career All-WCC nods. She also took home a trio of WCC Most Valuable Oarswoman awards, in addition to being selected to the CRCA Division I All-Region first team in 2001.