Lora Batina
Lora Batina

Player Profile

Gig Harbor, WA

High School:
Gig Harbor



Rowing Team:
Commencement Bay

2005 -- Redshirted the 2005 season due to injury ... Served as a manager throughout the season ... Named to Director's Honor Roll for the fall quarter.

2004 -- Captured her second varsity letter by rowing in t he Pac-10 2V8 Grand Finals ... Rowed in the seven seat with the 2V8 throughout the entire season ... Part of the 2V8 that helped capture the Miller Cup, victorious against LMU and SDSU ... Helped the Bruins to an impressive third-place finish at the San Diego Crew Classic in the petite final ... Rowed with the 2V8 against Minnesota ... Rowed against USC ... Raced in the 2V8 for the Erickson Memorial Cascade Cup... Named to Director's Honor Roll every quarter throughout the year.

2003 -- Earned her first varsity letter after a successful spring campaign in the novice boat ... Rowed the two seat for the first three races, then switched to the bow seat after a change at stroke ... N8 squad went undefeated in dual meets, recording victories against Long Beach State (Mar. 15), Loyola Marymount (Mar. 29), UC Davis (Apr. 19), Sacramento State (Apr. 19), Minnesota, (Apr. 26), and USC (May 10) ... N8 squad also enjoyed success in regattas, winning at the Berg Cup (Mar. 22), placing third at the San Diego Crew Classic (Apr. 6), and earning a victory at the Miller Cup (Apr. 12) ... Rowed the bow seat in UCLA's claim to the Pac-10 Novice Eight Championship (May 18) ... Rowed the two seat in the second varsity eight during the fall schedule ... Named to the Director's Honor Roll for the Winter `03 quarter.

2002 -- Rowed with the first novice eight in the fall ... Stroked the novice eight in a win at the Head of the American (Oct. 26) ... Named to the Director's Honor Roll for the Fall `02 quarter.

Club -- Member of the Commencement Bay Rowing Club ... Team captain two years (2000-02)... In 2000, varsity eight placed third at the Brentwood Regatta in Canada and second at the Northwestern Regional Championships ... Voted Most Inspirational in 2001 and received Coaches Award honors in 2002.

Personal -- Full name is Lora Marija Batina ... Born October 30, 1983 in Bremerton, WA ... Parents are Jozo and Mila Batina ... Has a younger sister, Katarina ... Psychology major.