Gig Harbor, Wash./ Gig Harbor HS
At Delaware: Second-year member of the squad as a sophomore • member of the Second Varsity Eights crew in the fall.
2011 Season • Competed in five events as a member of the Novice Eights crew • placed first at the ECAC Championships • finished fourth in the semifinals with the Novice Eights at Dad Vail • crew was named National 5 & 10 Best of the Blue Hens Athlete of the Week on April May 2.
High School/Club: Member of the water polo team during her freshman year at Gig Harbor High School • named Student of the Quarter for the Fall of 2007 • awarded the Excellence in Academics for history and science and the Academic Excellence award in the Spring of 2008 • earned High Honors all three terms her junior year, as well as all three terms her senior year • member of Phi Theta Kappa.
Personal: Bethany Suzanne Porter • born Jan. 13, 1991 • daughter of Steven and Peggy Porter • honor student majoring in chemical engineering at Delaware • hobbies include scuba diving and ringing handbells • father participated on the men's crew team during his career at Washington State University in 1973-77 • middle of three children.