Split time rowing in the three and four seats of the varsity eight crew as a junior...rowed three seat in the V8+ in UCLA's back-to-back dual-meet victories against Loyola Marymount (March 8) and San Diego State (March 15)...rowed three seat at the Pac-10 Challenge...rowed four seat in the V8+ at the San Diego Crew Classic (April 5-6), helping lead the Bruins to a second-place finish on day one and a fifth-place Grand Final finish on day two...rowed four seat the Stanford Invitational (April 19-20), helping lead the Bruins to first-place finishes against Victoria and Central Florida...rowed four seat against USC (May 3) and at Pac-10 Championships (May 18).
Rowed three seat in the varsity eight in all events...led the Bruins to a 14th-place overall finish at the 2007 NCAA Championships...earned an at-large bid to NCAAs after finishing fourth in the V8+ at Pac-10 Championships (May 13)...guided the V8+ to early-season victories against Loyola Marymount (March 10) and San Diego State (March 17)...finished second on day one of San Diego Crew Classic (March 31); overall, raced to a fourth-place finish in the V8+ grand final (Jessop-Whitter Cup) on April 1...competed against Virginia and Notre Dame at the Windermere Stanford (April 14-15)...finished behind USC in the annual crosstown regatta (April 28).
Competed in the varsity eight crew at the NCAA Championships in New Jersey (12th-place finish)...raced in the San Diego Crew Classic (April 1-2) and in dual meets against Minnesota (April 8) and USC (April 29)...competed at the Stanford Invitational (April 14-15) and in the Miller Cup (April 23).
Rowed for four years at Fairfield Warde High School in Fairfield, Conn...member of the Saugatuck Rowing Club, Norwalk River Rowing Association and the Maritime Rowing Club...the Norwalk River Rowing Association won the National Championship in 2003 for the women's 4X and the Junior B8...placed second at the Northeast Regionals in 2004 and 2005 with her respective clubs...participated in the U.S. Junior Women's Development Camp in 2003 and 2004.
Full name: Alexandra Elizabeth Howard...born Dec. 30, 1987 in Boston, Mass...is the middle of Michael and Andrea Howard's three children...has one brother (Chris) and one sister (Claire)...undeclared major.