Ten Rowers Named All-Americans

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Ten Pac-12 women's rowers were named to the 2012 Pocock All-America teams as the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) announced its postseason awards on Monday. USC led the Conference with three athletes on the All-America teams. CALIFORNIA, STANFORD and UCLA each had two selections, and WASHINGTON STATE had one.

These awards recognize the outstanding performances of rowers and coxswains on the national level in women's collegiate rowing.

The Pac-12 sent five teams to the NCAA Championships on Lake Mercer in West Windsor, N.J. All five finished in the top 10 of the team standings, led by Cal in third place.

2012 Pocock All-America Teams
First Team

Elise Etem, California
Paparangi Hipango, California
Daphne Marschenko, Stanford
Britta Syverson, UCLA
Lenka Vrecnikova, USC
Kristy Wentzel, Stanford

Second Team
Anastasia Alexander, UCLA
Vineta Moca, USC
Lisa Roman, Washington State
Helen Tinkus, USC

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