UCLA Rowing Inks Four Spring Signees

May 16, 2007

LOS ANGELES - The UCLA rowing program has signed four high school student-athletes to National Letters-of-Intent, head coach Amy Fuller Kearney announced this week. These four spring signees will enroll at school in the fall of 2007, along with seven recruits who signed National Letters-of-Intent last fall.

In addition, 16 other student-athletes have signed statements of intent to register at UCLA and join the rowing program in the fall of 2007. Overall, the Bruins will welcome 27 incomers to the rowing program next season.

2007-08 UCLA Rowing Spring Signees

Alaizah Koorji
Orinda, Calif/Miramonte HS

Rows as the coxswain for the Oakland Strokes' top eight crew...competed at the U.S. Rowing Junior Women's National Team development camp...will attend the U.S. Rowing Junior Women's National Team selection camp this summer.

Carolyn Johnson
Long Beach, Calif./Long Beach Poly

Rows for the Long Beach Junior Crew...member of the Long Beach Junior Crew's top eight boat...attempting to qualify for the U.S. Rowing Youth National Championships at the regional qualifier.

Caroline Turner
Winchester, Mass./Winchester HS

Completing her first year rowing for Community Rowing Incorporated in Boston...has also competed for Winchester High School's varsity basketball and soccer teams; also ran on the cross-country team and competed on the varsity track squad...has made a rapid transition to rowing and has posted an outstanding ergometer score.

Jessica Cherry
Moraga, Calif./Campolindo HS

Rows for the Oakland Strokes, which continues to be one of the most prominent high school rowing programs in the nation.

2007-08 UCLA Rowing - Statements of Intent

Christine Antunes
Woodway, Wash./Edmonds Woodway HS
Green Lake Crew

Hali Baxter
Atherton, Calif/St. Francis HS
Nor Cal Crew

Kortnee Byrd
Irving, Texas/Eagles Peak Charter School
Dallas Rowing Club

Molly Dallmar
Menlo Park, Calif/Menlo-Atherton HS
Nor Cal Crew

Katrina Darracq
Alameda, Calif/Alameda HS
Oakland Strokes

Olivia Desai
Rolling Hills Estates, Calif/Palos Verdes HS
Long Beach Rowing Association

Stephanie Duclett
Newport Beach, Calif./Corona Del Mar HS
Newport Aquatics Center

Kelly Engle
San Diego, Calif./La Jolla HS
San Diego Rowing Club

Brittanee Marksbury
Concord, N.H./St. Paul's School
St. Paul's School

Sierra Marquina
La Jolla, Calif/La Jolla HS
San Diego Rowing Club

Genevieve McGuire
Richmond, Calif./St. Ignatius College Prep
St. Ignatius College Prep

Ariana Moser
Santa Ana, Calif./Foothill HS
Newport Aquatics Center

Sarah O'Leary
San Francisco, Calif./St. Ignatius College Prep
St. Ignatius College Prep

Grace Pluvinage
Atherton, Calif./Sacred Heart Prep School
Stanford Junior Crew

Cameron Smith
La Jolla, Calif./La Jolla HS

Avery Wood
Redwood City, Calif./Sacred Heart Prep School
Stanford Junior Crew

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