Michelle Byrnes
Michelle Byrnes
Height: 5-6
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Oakdale, N.Y.
High School: St. John the Baptist Diocesan
Major: Engineering

2017-18: Competed on the Varsity 8 boat for the Hounds…Took 9th with the Varsity 8 boatin the Riverfront Regatta in Hartford, Connecticut.

2016-2017: Competed on the Varsity 8 and Varsity 4 boats for the Hounds… Was competing on the Varsity 8 boat that broke the school record at Lake Quinsigamond against Clark, Bowdoin, and Johnson and Wales.

2015-16: Helped set a new Assumption program record at the Northeast-10 Championship as a member of the novice four boat that finished with a time of 8:02.95… At the New England Rowing Championships, she raced on the novice four boat that qualified for the Novice Four Grand Final with a time of 8:39.345… Was also on the Assumption boat that claimed a first place victory at Lake Quinsigamond on 4/9/16 with a time of 7:52.30.

Prior to Assumption: Participated in track and field at St. John the Baptist Diocesan High School… She volunteered at her local church’s food pantry and also went on mission trips with her school. 

Personal: Daughter of James and Jennifer Byrnes... Born on May 23... Majoring in engineering... Has one sibling Jesse (24).

Fun Facts: Favorite athlete: Michelle Byrnes... Dream job: Owning a boat basin... If she could meet anyone, living or dead: President JFK... Celebrity she gets mistaken for: Ke$ha... Favorite sports memory: Seeing her parents cheering her on at the end of a race...Favorite TV Show: Friends...Favorite Superhero: Batman