Teff Selected To CRCA Pocock All-America Second Team

May 31, 2006

The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) announced its All-America teams for the 2006 season on Wednesday. The awards, presented by Pocock, recognize the outstanding accomplishments of female rowers and coxswains for the spring season. UCLA freshman Vanessa Teff (Middleton, WI/Edgewood HS) was one of 42 student-athletes honored, being named to the second team.

Teff, who was also named to the CRCA All-West Region and the Pac-10 All-Conference teams, was a member of UCLA's varsity eight that finished in 12th place at the NCAA Championships last weekend. Teff was the only freshman on the All-Pac-10 team and one of just three freshmen on the All-America team, joining Cal coxswain Krista Ellis and Tennessee's Erin-Monique Shelton. Teff is also the second All-American in UCLA's history, following in the footsteps of Kristin Bixel, who was honored in 2005.

2006 Pocock First-Team All-America Selections
Deborah Dryer, Brown
Gillian Almy, Brown
Kaylan Vander Schilden, California
Erin Cafaro, California
Sarah Cooper, Clemson
Kate Davison, Dartmouth
Christen Brown, Michigan State
Jennifer Barnes, Minnesota
Amanda Polk, Notre Dame
Ninett Kossowsky, Ohio State
Caroline Lind, Princeton
Devan Darby, Princeton
Jaqueline Zider, Princeton
Elizabeth Agnew, Princeton (coxswain)
Ligita Kaviere, Southern California
Heather Gardner, Virginia
Megan Kalmoe, Washington
Sarah Waterfield, Washington State
Rachel Jeffers, Yale
Maria Stevens, Yale

2006 Pocock Second-Team All-America Selections
Rachel Dearborn, Brown
Jelena Djukic, California
Krista Ellis, California (coxswain)
Krystina Sarff, Central Florida
Lia Hart, Duke
Kate Austin, George Washington
Laura Lazaridis, Indiana
Liz Stewart, Loyola Marymount
Ellen Tomek, Michigan
Katherine Glessner, Northeastern
Julie Sobolewski, Notre Dame
Sarah Palandech, Notre Dame
Annabelle Fago, Ohio State
Caroline Leibinger, Oregon State
Ashley Luther, Southern Methodist
Susan BeVille, Stanford
Erin-Monique Shelton, Tennessee
Vanessa Teff, UCLA
Tatiana Boldyreva, Southern California
Melanie Kok, Virginia
Jody Thomas, Washington State
Kirby Gallie, Wisconsin

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