Rowed in the varsity eight her junior year...led the V8+ to a first-place finish at the Newport Autumn Rowing Festival in the fall...guided the 2V8 to first-place finishes at the San Diego Crew Classic (April 1-2) and the Miller Cup (April 23) and in races against Minnesota (April 8) and USC (April 29)...finished second at the Pac-10 Championships (May 14) on the 2V8 crew.
Served as a coxswain for the varsity four for most of the season...earned her second varsity letter after coxing the V4 to a fourth-place finish at the Pac-10 Championships...led the V4 squad to victories against Loyola Marymount (March 12), UC Irvine (March 12), USC (March 20) and Stanford (April 23)...was a part of the V4 crew that won the Miller Cup (April 16)...raced in the open eight that won the petite final at the San Diego Crew Classic (April 2)...named to Director's Honor Roll every quarter throughout the year.
Entered the season as a recruit and served as the novice eight coxswain in every race...coxed the Bruins to victories against UC Irvine (March 20) and at the Miller Cup (April 24)...coxed the novice eight boat at the Pac-10 Championships...during the fall, coxed the second varsity eight at the Newport Autumn Rowing Festival (Nov. 7)...named to Director's Honor Roll every quarter throughout the year.
Rowed for the San Diego Rowing Club...was head coxswain for three years...team won the women's lightweight four at the Southwest Regional Junior Championship...won the women's lightweight four at the Brentwood Regatta (Canada).
Attended University City High School in San Diego, Calif. for four years (1999-2003).
Full name: Megan Alice McQuown...born December 20, 1984 in San Diego, Calif...is the younger of John and Lourdes McQuown's two children...has one brother, Francis...linguistics major.