2013-14 (Fr.): Head of the Hooch: Contributed to a third place finish as part of the Freshman 8+ crew (O'Connell, Moody, Heyman, Severson, Daly, Esposito, Kerrigan, Neppl; 17:16.1) ... Head of the Colorado: Was part of a Freshman 8+ crew (O'Connell, Moody, Heyman, Severson, Daly, Esposito, Kerrigan, Neppl; 18:50.4) and a Novice 4+ crew (Jones, Moody, Heyman, Esposito; 20:02.5) that finished first.
PREP: Attended Lovejoy High in Lucas, Texas ... Swam for Lovejoy ... Finished 12th in the 100 back at state in 2013 ... Placed at the top 10 in state in the 200 medley relay, 200 free relay and 400 free relay as a junior ... Was part of multiple regional and district swimming championship teams ... Swam for Frisco Aquatics ... Has also been a member of the orchestra, debate club, math team and FFA ... Was a member of the honor roll and the National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Full name is Sydney Nicole Crews ... Born April 3, 1995 in Arlington, Texas ... Daughter of Kay and Jerome Crews ... Has one brother, Chandler ... Was attracted to SMU because of the strong academics and rowing program ... Has an anticipated major of biochemistry and economics ... She would like to compete in Omaha, Neb., and her favorite place to travel for sports is Austin, Texas ... Lists her favorite athlete as Ryan Lochte ... Enjoys playing violin and riding and training horses ... Also enjoyed participating in debate.