|Hometown:||Sidney, British Columbia|
|High School:||St. Michael's University School|
WSU CAREER: JUNIOR year (2013-14), competed with varsity eight and varsity four during the fall…competed with varsity eight during the spring…helped the crew win the Gonzaga Dual, capturing the Fawley Cup…was a part of the dead heat in against Oregon State as team won Winchell Cup…helped earn third-place finishes at the San Diego Crew Classic and at the Clemson Invite…varsity eight placed sixth at the Pac-12 Championships and 14th at the NCAA Championships, as the Cougars finished 14th as a team...named Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention…during the fall of her SOPHOMORE year (2012-13), competed in varsity eight, second varsity eight and varsity four…competed in varsity eight and second varsity eight during the spring…helped the varsity eight boat win Portland Fall Classic and Oregon State Classic…varsity eight collected a sixth place finish at the Pac-12 Championships and a 14th place finish at the NCAA Championships…with the second varsity eight, helped the team win the Gonzaga dual…teamed up with fellow WSU rower Jordan Watson at the 2013 Canada Games in the women’s four and helped British Columbia beat out Saskatchewan for the gold …during the fall of her FRESHMAN (2011-12) year, competed with the varsity eight and junior varsity eight…in the spring, competed for both the second varsity eight and the varsity four…while competing with the varsity four, she helped the team place first in group B at the Lake Natoma Invite … varsity four boat defeated Oregon State as the team captured the Winchell Cup for the third-straight year…varsity four finished fourth in the Pac-12 Championships
HIGH SCHOOL: Rowed for four years under head coach Susanne Walker Curry at St. Michael's University School….during sophomore year of high school, earned a gold medal at the Canadian High School Championships in the senior women's quad and earned a bronze medal in the junior women's single…as a junior, placed first at the Windermere Opening Day Regatta in junior `A' quad and fourth at the Canadian Nationals in the senior women's quad and double…as a senior, finished fifth at the National Rowing Championships in the junior women's single and was one of eight women invited to BC camp…also rowed on the Junior National Development Team under coach Alan Oldham.
PERSONAL: Born Michelle Aylard…January of 1993…parents Dave and Lisa are farmers…sisters Sarah and Rachel…brother Chris…enjoys long boarding and surfing…interested in pursuing a degree in economics at Washington State.