2009 DI All America Athletes

he Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) announces the 2009 Pocock All- America award winners. These awards recognize the outstanding performances of rowers and coxswains on the national level in women’s collegiate rowing.

General requirements for nominating a student-athlete for CRCA post-season 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 current spring season’s races in the varsity boat (before and including May 19, 2009)
– 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

The nominated student-athletes are then selected to 1st and 2nd teams based on the following criteria:
– Strength of finish of the institution’s varsity eight within the country
– Coach comments
– 2k erg score

2009 1st Team All-America Award Winners

Liene Bertasjus – University of Southern California
Desiree Burns – University of Virginia
Jennifer Cromwell – University of Virginia
Emily Dreissigacker – Dartmouth College
Adrienne Fritsch – Stanford University
Tess Gerrand – Yale University
Sara Hendershot – Princeton University
Susi Herbrand – Ohio State University
Ame Hicks – Oregon State University
Lou Kinder – University of California, Berkeley
Ashley Kroll – University of Michigan
Jessica Leidecker – Clemson University
Jenna Levy, coxswain – Stanford University
Esther Lofgren – Harvard University, Radcliffe Crew
Elle Logan – Stanford University
Hannah Malvin – Brown University
Adrienne Martelli – University of Washington
Meredith Mead – Columbia University
Iva Obradovic – University of California, Berkeley
Taylor Ritzel – Yale University
Erika Roddy – Stanford University
Sarah Schmidt – Michigan State University
Theresa Shields – University of Wisconsin
Jessica Stage – Brown University

2009 2nd Team All-America Award Winners

Amanda Chase – University of Virginia
Karen Colwell – University of Michigan
Hillary Cumbest – Clemson University
Brittany Cummings – Clemson University
Peta Leigh Dakyns – Ohio State University
Alison Fishman – Princeton University
Annie Gayman – Princeton University
Elena Humphreys – University of California, Berkeley
Laura Huppert – Harvard University, Radcliffe Crew
Jenny Kossowsky – Oregon State University
Grace Luczak – Stanford University
Kayleigh Mack – University of Washington
Adrienne Mecham – University of Michigan
Katy Milton – University of California, Berkeley
Lauren Nowinski – University of California, Berkeley
Eleanor Pascall – Dartmouth College
Christina Person – Yale University
Emily Regan – Michigan State University
Anna Specjalska – University of Southern California
Augusta Stratos – University of Virginia
Ashlee Vilmo – University of Minnesota