Katherine Hruska
Player Profile:
Katherine Hruska 1266921
Position: Port/Starboard
Height: 6'1"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Albany, Calif.
High School: Albany

Split time between the two varsity eight crews during her senior season...led UCLA to season-opening dual-meet wins against Loyola Marymount (March 5) and San Diego State (March 13), rowing five seat in the V8+ against LMU and four seat in the 2V8+ versus SDSU...rowed four seat in the 2V8+ against California (March 27) and six seat in the V8+ against Stanford (March 28)...rowed six seat in the V8+ on both days of the San Diego Crew Classic (April 2-3), leading the Bruins to a second-place finish in the Petite Final on day two...rowed four seat in the 2V8+ at the Virginia Invitational (April 15-17), guiding the Bruins past Texas on day one...rowed four seat in the 2V8+ against USC (April 30) and at Pac-10 Championships (May 15).

Rowed in several crews throughout her first season competing for UCLA...helped guide the Bruins to their first-ever team berth to the NCAA Championships, rowing in the second varsity eight crew at NCAA Championships...rowed six seat in the N8+ crew in dual-meet wins over Loyola Marymount (March 6) and San Diego State (March 13) to open the season...rowed six seat in the N8+ at the two-day San Diego Crew Classic, helping lead UCLA to a first-place finish on day one and second-place finish on day two (March 27-28)...rowed six seat in the 2V8+ at the SoCal Challenge (April 10), leading UCLA past Notre Dame later in the day...rowed two seat in the V4+ at Dexter Lake, Ore., (April 17), winning a four-boat heat against Oregon State (two crews) and San Diego...rowed two seat in the V4+ against USC (May 1)...rowed two seat in the V4+ at Pac-10 Championships (May 16), helping the Bruins secure a fifth-place overall finish at the event...rowed four seat in the 2V8+ at NCAA Championships (May 28-30), registering a third-place finish in the 2V8+ Third Final on the final day of competition.

High School
Two-year varsity volleyball letterwinner at Albany High School...served as a middle blocker...helped lead Albany to the 2004 Bay Shore Athletic League (BSAL) Championship...as a rower, spent two years competing for Oakland Strokes.

Full name: Katherine Elizabeth Hruska...born May 31, 1988 in San Francisco...Katherine is the older of David Hruska and Leslie Grady's two children...has one younger brother, Peter...psychology major.

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