Christianne Bengard
Christianne Bengard

Player Profile

Laguna Hills

High School:
Laguna Hills




Rowing Team:

2003 -- Earned a spot on the varsity boat during her first year ... Consistently recorded one of the team's top erg scores ... V8 squad recorded dual meet victories against Long Beach State (Mar. 15), Loyola Marymount (Mar. 29), UC Davis (Apr. 19) and Sacramento State (Apr. 19) ... V8 squad was also victorious at the Berg Cup (Mar. 22) and the Miller Cup (Apr. 12) ... Rowed the six seat in UCLA's victory in the Women's Varsity Eight Petite Final at Pac-10's (May 18) ... Named team's Most Improved rower at the season's end ... Did not compete in the fall schedule ... Named to the Director's Honor Roll for the Winter `03 quarter.

2002 -- Gained racing experience in the fall with the novice squad ... Named to the Director's Honor Roll for the Fall '02 quarter.

High School -- Earned letters in volleyball and basketball at Laguna Hills HS ... Competed four years in volleyball and lettered two years as an outside hitter under Tess Pautler ... In basketball, competed four years and lettered three years as a forward under Jim Martin ... Team captain during the 2000-01 season ... Athlete of Good News All-American Honorable Mention in 2001 ... Received the CIF Spirit of Sport award in 2001 ... All-Seaview League selection in 2000 ... Helped Laguna HS win the 2000 CIF Division II championship ... Named team's Most Inspirational Player (2000).

Personal -- Lists winning the 2000 CIF Division II Southern Section basketball title as her greatest athletic thrill to date ... Enjoys volleyball, basketball, surfing, and running ... Parents are Tom and Kim Bengard ... Has three brothers, Ryan, Tyler and Travis ... Cousin Alex Bengard (#8) is a midfielder for the Seattle Sounders (MLS) ... Full name is Christianne Colleen Bengard ... Born April 5, 1983 in Los Alamitos, CA ... Spanish major.