UCLA Women's Rowing Nets Eight Pac-10 All-Academic Selections

May 31, 2008

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Eight members of the UCLA women's rowing team have earned Pac-10 All-Academic honors, the conference announced this week. Senior Megan Petitti and sophomores Lynn Hancock, Christina King and Christina Sprouse were named first-team Pac-10 All-Academic selections.

Petitti, a senior coxswain from Apple Valley, Calif., has compiled a 3.77 cumulative grade-point average as a mechanical engineering major. Hancock, a major contributor to UCLA's varsity eight crew all season, has logged a 3.71 grade-point average as a political science major.

King and Sprouse both competed on UCLA's varsity four crew throughout the season. King has posted a 3.83 grade-point average majoring in communication studies. Sprouse, a sophomore majoring in physics, has totaled a 3.88 grade-point average.

Senior Erin Haggerty, junior Megan Lightfoot and sophomores Danielle Piccinini and Destinie Slavich have been named second-team Pac-10 All-Academic selections. Haggerty has compiled a 3.17 cumulative grade-point average as a physiological sciences major after having competed on UCLA's varsity eight crew in each of her four seasons.

Lightfoot, a junior majoring in political science, has tallied a 3.45 grade-point average. Piccinini, a sophomore from Oakland, Calif., has registered a 3.47 grade-point average. Slavaich, a sophomore from San Francisco, has posted a 3.41 grade-point average.

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Saturday, Mar 05
vs. San Diego State
Marina del Rey, CA
Saturday, Mar 12
vs. Loyola Marymount
Marina del Rey, CA
Saturday, Mar 26
vs. Pac-12 Challenge
Redwood Shores, CA
No Team Scoring
Saturday, Apr 02
vs. San Diego Crew ...
San Diego, CA
No Team Scoring
Saturday, Apr 16
vs. Clemson Invitational
Clemson, SC
No Team Scoring
Saturday, Apr 30
at USC
San Pedro, CA
Sunday, May 15
vs. Pac-12 Rowing ...
Gold River, CA