|High School:||Philips Exeter Academy|
2012-13: Coxed the varsity four to a fifth-place finish in the petite final at the NCAA Championship... Also spent time as the cox of the second varsity eight... CRCA Scholar Athlete selection.
2011-12: CRCA second team All-New England selection... Coxed the varsity eight to a sixth-place finish in the petite final at the NCAA Championship and a fourth-place finish in the grand final at the Ivy League Championship... One of only two freshmen to finish the year in the varsity eight.
Porter says: "Christie has a presence, which is exactly what you want in a coxswain. She is a little person with a big personality. She is the best in the country and second best in the world at what she does. I look for her to come in and compete for a seat immediately."
Rowing highlights : 2010 Junior World Championships in Racice, Czech Republic silver medal women's eight… Exeter Women's Crew for four years.
Other sports: Indoor track, soccer and swing dancing
Idol: Her father, because he is a relentless athlete but also because he is willing to play with her, no matter the sport, and has taught her so much about what it means to train.
Quote: "I've missed more than 9000 shots in my career. I've lost almost 300 games. 26 times, I've been trusted to take the game winning shot and missed. I've failed over and over again in my life. And that is why I succeed" - Michael Jordan