2008 Lightweight All America Athletes

The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) announces its Pocock Lightweight All-American team for the 2008 season. This award recognizes the outstanding performances of lightweight rowers.

Erin Conlon – Stanford University

Kate Hayes – Stanford University

Kristin Hedstrom – University of Wisconsin

Whittney Henry – Bucknell University

Heidi Hunsberger (coxswain) – University of Wisconsin

Rebekah Kharrazi – Radcliffe

Kelley Kowitz – University of Wisconsin

Alex Vezina – Georgetown University

Paige Zaitsoff – Princeton University

Alexis Zink – Georgetown University

Nomination Rules and Requirements

The general requirements for nominating a student-athlete for CRCA post-season honors are:

1) The student-athlete must be part of a varsity rowing program, and meet all eligibility rules as defined by her institution, including being in compliance with NCAA eligibility rules.

2) The nominating coach of the student-athlete’s institution must be a member in good standing of the CRCA

Selection Criteria

Awards are won based on boat performance at the IRA National Championships in the Collegiate Women’s Lightweight Eight event.

• 1st place: two rowers and one coxswain

• 2nd place: two rowers

• 3rd place: two rowers

• 4th place: one rower

• 5th place: one rower

• 6th place: one rower