WSU CAREER: Enters fourth year as a member of the WSU women's rowing team...spent 2002 season as a member of the No. 10 ranked varsity eight squad, which placed third in the Pacific-10 Conference Championships and 13th in the NCAA's...became a member of the nationally ranked varsity eight team as a sophomore...began her freshman year with the novice eight squad and eventually participated in varsity four competition.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER: An all-around athlete while attending Prairie High School...while being a four-year letterwinner in both soccer and track she also found time to earn three varsity letters in basketball...was voted most inspirational in track every year throughout high school...served as co-captain for the soccer team both junior and senior seasons...since making the varsity basketball squad her sophomore year, her team captured the 4A State Championship for two consecutive seasons...also played Summer Select Basketball featuring play at both the Junior and BCI Nationals.
PERSONAL: Carolyn Lorine Oury...born Jan. 17, 1981 in Portland, Ore...comes from a family of Cougars as mother, Pamela Oury graduated in education from WSU Vancouver in 1988...uncle Robin Oury and aunt Denise Eliason both graduated from WSU in 1977...father James L. Oury, Jr. played two years of collegiate football and rugby for the University of Oregon...has one younger brother, Patrick R. Oury...Carolyn held several leadership positions in addition to being a member of the National Honor Society and National Helpers Club...featured in the 1998 edition of Who's Who Among High School Students...interested in communication.
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