Primarily rowed with the varsity four as a sophomore … stroked the V4+ in UCLA’s season-opening win over Loyola Marymount (March 9) … rowed three seat in the V4+ at the San Diego Crew Classic, leading UCLA to a first-place finish on day one and to a second-place finish in the Grand Final on day two (April 6-7) … stroked the 2V4+ in the morning portion of the Clemson Invitational (April 20), guiding the Bruins to a first-place finish … rowed bow seat in the V4+ in the afternoon portion that day, leading UCLA to a first-place finish … rowed bow seat in the V4+ on day two in an unofficial race (shortened course, times not official) … rowed three seat in the V4+ in the annual crosstown showdown versus USC (May 4) … rowed three seat in the V4+ at Pac-12 Championships, leading that boat to a second-place finish (May 19) … rowed three seat in the V4+ at NCAA Championships, helping the Bruins’ crew secure first-place finishes in the C/D semifinals and in the C Final.
Rowed seven seat with the novice eight boat throughout her freshman season ... rowed seven seat in the novice eight in dual meet victories over Loyola Marymount (March 3) and San Diego (March 10) ... rowed seven seat in the N8+ at the San Diego Crew Classic (March 31-April 1), helping the novice eight to a second place finish in the Grand Final on day two ... rowed seven seat in the novice eight in UCLA's dual meet victory over Louisville at the SoCal Challenge (April 14) ... rowed seven seat in the novice eight's win over USC in the two schools' annual dual meet (April 28) ... rowed seven seat with the novice eight at the Pac-12 Championships, leading the boat to a second place finish at the event and helping UCLA to a third place team finish, their best in program history.
Attended Darien High School in Darien, Conn., for four years (2007-2011) ... was a three-year varsity rowing letterwinner at Darien.
Competed for Connecticut Boat Club ... served as team captain ... earned two bronze medals (2009, 2011) and one gold medal (2010) at U.S. Rowing Youth National Championships ... went undefeated in the freshman novice in 2008 and varsity eight from Sept. 2009 through June 2011 ... her team broke the course record in the V8+ for open junior varsity eight women in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Full name: Christine Lauren Bragg ... Christine is the daughter of James and Dee Bragg ... has one sister, Lindsey ... admires tennis players Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic ... undeclared major.