2006-07: Rowed with the varsity squad...assisted the varsity eight in earning five consecutive wins to start the spring season...beat Iowa, Kansa State, Duke and Texas at the Longhorn Invitational...won the varsity eight title at the Petrakis Cup...defeated Duke as a member of the second varsity eight in dual competition at Virginia...continued to row with the second varsity eight, earning the event title at the SIRA Championships...also took fourth in the petite final at the Aramark South/Central Sprints...competed in the Knights' varsity eight at the NCAA Championships.
2005-06: Rowed bow seat in junior varsity eight...took second at the Governor's Cup... picked up wins over host Clemson and North Carolina...earned a victory over Miami at the FIRA Championship.
2004-05: Competed primarily in the junior varsity eight...beat Miami at the Hurricane Invitational...won a gold medal at the FIRA Championship...earned second at the Petrakis Cup.
2003-04: Started the fall season in the three seat in the lightweight eight...won gold at the Head of the Hooch...took fifth in the varsity eight event at the FIRA Fall Classic...moved to the bow of the varsity eight boat during the spring...claimed the silver medal in the varsity eight at both the FIRA and SIRA Championships.
Prior to UCF: Graduated from Sarasota High School in 2003...rowed with the Sarasota Scullers Youth Rowing Program...earned first place at state championship as a member of the junior varsity crew...also participated in cheerleading all four years...a member of the SHS student government...named to the National Honor Roll.
Personal: Born in Sarasota, Fla...daughter of Richard and Corrine Kusner...major is health sciences.