Oregon State Student-Athletes Honored For Academic Achievement
OREGON STATE 2011-12 Rowed in the 6 seat for the Varsity 8+ boat at the University of Victoria, San Diego Crew Classic, Michigan Invite, Washington State, and Pac-12 Championship. She also rowed in the 3 seat for the Varsity 8+ boat at Gonzaga. Urban's boat finished first at Gonzaga and at the First day of the San Diego Crew Classic.
2010-11 Leslie rowed in the four different boats in 2011 ... Rowed in the Second Varsity 8 three times including at the Pac-10 Championships and in a first place finish in the Petite Final of the San Diego Crew Classic ... Rowed in the Varsity 8 at the Lake Natoma Invitational ... Helped the Varsity 4+ to a win at Gonzaga and at the Elk Lake Spring Regatta ... Earned Pac-10 All-Academic First Team honors.
2009-10 Rowed in the stroke seat of the Varsity 4+ and the crew finished third against Victoria ... Earned Pac-10 All-Academic First Team honors.
2008-09 Primarily rowed in the bow of the Second Varsity 8+ ... Second Varsity 8+ earned dual victories against Victoria, Gonzaga, Columbia, and Washington State ... Second Varsity 8+ raced to a second place finish at the Pac-10 Championships ... Rowed in the bow seat of the Varsity 4+ at the NCAA Championships finishing 15th.
EVANSTON TOWNSHIP HS Member of the Lincoln Park Juniors Rowing Club for three and a half years ... Named captain for senior year.
PERSONAL Daughter of David and Laura ... Father, David, is an environmental engineer ... Mother, Laura, works for a non-profit organization ... Has three siblings; Kristine, Greg and Emy ... Biggest athletic thrill to date was beating Washington in the last 500m of the race at the 2009 Pac-10 finals ... Personal interests include hiking, anything to do with water, crossword puzzles and peanut butter ... Majoring in Geography, with hopes of being a cartographer.