Liz Pallas-Jacobs
Liz Pallas-Jacobs

Player Profile

San Diego

High School:
University City




Rowing Team:
San Diego Rowing Club

2005 -- Team co-captain ... Stroked the varsity eight throughout the spring season, earning victories against LMU (Mar. 12), UCI (Mar. 12), Clemson (Apr. 9), Texas (Apr. 10), and SMU (Apr. 23) ... Led the varsity eight to victory at the Miller Cup (Apr. 16) and to a fourth-place finish in the Jessop-Whittier Cup at the San Diego Crew Classic (Apr. 3) ... Earned third varsity letter after rowing in the Pac-10 Championships where the varsity eight captured fifth place ... Part of the first varsity eight to compete at the NCAA Championships (May 27) ... Named to the CRCA West Region second team and to the Pac-10 All-Academic second team ... Named to Director's Honor Roll every quarter throughout the year.

2004 -- Earned second varsity letter after rowing in the Pac-10 Championships... Rowed in the seven seat for the V8 throughout the entire spring season... Helped V8 to dual meet victories against UCI (Mar. 20), LMU (Mar. 27), Minnesota (Apr. 10), ... Helped Bruins capture the Miller Cup (Apr. 24) for 2nd consecutive year... In the fall, stroked the V8 to an impressive finish at the Head of the Lake (Nov. 14) ...Named to Pac-10 All-Academic First Team... Named to the Director's Honor Roll every quarter throughout the year.

2003 -- Earned a spot on the varsity boat during her first season ... Consistently one of the team's top performers on the erg ... Stroked the varsity eight in UCLA's dual meet victories over Long Beach State (Mar. 15), Loyola Marymount (Mar. 29), UC Davis (Apr. 19) and Sacramento State (Apr. 19) ... Also stroked the varsity eight to victories at the Berg Cup (Mar. 22) and the Miller Cup (Apr. 12) ... Rowed the three seat in UCLA's victory in the Women's Varsity Eight Petite Final at Pac-10's (May 18) ... Rowed the seven seat in the varsity eight during the fall ... Named to the Director's Honor Roll every quarter throughout the season.

2002 -- One of UCLA's first ever recruits in women's rowing. ... Rowed in the varsity eight during the fall ... V8 squad won at the Head of the Marina (Nov. 2) and finished third at the Newport Autumn Rowing Festival (Nov. 3) ... Named to the Director's Honor Roll for the Fall '02 quarter.

Club -- Rowed two years for the San Diego Rowing Club under coach Greg Kogut ... Team captain in 2002 ... Rowed in SDRC's 2002 junior national championship quad ... Rowed in the quad and pair that were junior regional champions in 2002 ... Rowed with the U.S. Junior National Team and stroked the straight four at the world championships in Trakai, Lithuania.

High School -- Earned letters in volleyball, basketball and track at University City HS ... In volleyball, three-year letterwinner and member of the 2000 CIF Division II championship team ... In basketball, earned four letters under coach Jenny Gross ... Helped University City HS win two CIF Division II championships (1999,2001) ... Three-year letterwinner in track & field for the high-jump.

Personal -- Lists competing in the Junior World Championships of rowing as her greatest athletic thrill to date ... Admires three-time Olympian and UCLA women's rowing head coach, Amy Fuller ... Parents are Jan Jacobs and Virginia Pallas-Jacobs ... Full name is Elizabeth Ruth Pallas-Jacobs ... Born August 29, 1984 in San Diego, CA ... History and geography/environmental studies major and Scandinavian minor.