2008 DI All America Athletes

The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) announces the 2008 Division I Pocock All-America Team. This award recognizes outstanding performances of individual rowers and coxswains at NCAA DI institutions.

General Requirements for nominating a student-athlete for CRCA postseason honors are:
-The student-athlete must meet all eligibility rules as defined by her institution.
-The student-athlete must have rowed at least 75% of the season’s races in the varsity boat (before and including May 18, 2008)
-The student-athlete must be nominated by her institution
-The Head Coach of the student-athlete’s institution must be a member in good standing of the CRCA.

All-American athletes are selected from those athletes already named First-Team All Region. Criteria considered for selection include: boat performance, nomination rank, coach’s comments, individual achievements, and 2k erg score. One coxswain is named to each team.

All-American First Team
Name, Institution
Gabriele Albertaviciute, Ohio State University
Mara Allen, University of California at Berkeley
Jennifer Barnes, University of Minnesota
Liene Bertasjus, University of Southern California
Kelsie Chaudoin, University of Virginia
Karen Colwell, University of Michigan
Anne Cowan, Michigan State University
Jennifer Cromwell, University of Virginia
Tess Gerrand, Yale University
Kristin Haraldsdottir, Princeton University
Ashley Jones, University of Washington
Anna Kendrick, Harvard University, Radcliffe Crew
Laura Lea Larsen-Strecker, Harvard University, Radcliffe Crew
Steph Morrison, Stanford University
Irena Neffeova, Washington State University
Taryn O’Connell, University of California at Berkeley
Emma Olson, Brown University
Amanda Polk, University of Notre Dame
Jessi Reel, Stanford University
Taylor Ritzel, Yale University
Krystina Sarff, University of Central Florida
Jessica Stage, Brown University
Suzanne Van Fleet, Clemson University

Sarah Wu, Brown University

All-American Second Team
Ellie Benson, Indiana University
Karin Brevick, Washington State University
Joanna Brown, Michigan State University
Laura Cordner, University of Miami
Ally Doodeman, Syracuse University
Kristin Falovo, University of Louisville
Corey Finnerty-Ludwig, Brown University
Lori Gordon, University of Michigan
Lauren Hutchins, University of Virginia
Jessica Leidecker, Clemson University
Elisabeth McIntee, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Hanna McClintock, Gonzaga University
Candice Rediger, University of California at Berkeley
Erin-Monique Shelton, University of Tennessee
Vanessa Teff, University of California, Los Angeles
Kaylie Towne, Oregon State University
Emily Tvetenstrand, Columbia University
Lauren Wilkinson, Princeton University

Krista Ellis, University of California at Berkeley