Bruins' varsity eight crew finishes first in Petite Final
Bruins to begin competition in Indianapolis on Friday morning
Bruins' varsity eight crews each record second-place finishes
Bruins finish first in six of Saturday's eight races
Bruins to face several top-ranked programs on Lake Hartwell (Clemson, S.C.)
Rowed with the varsity eight as a junior ... rowed two seat in the V8+ against Loyola Marymount (March 3), leading UCLA to a first-place finish ... rowed two seat in the V8+ in a dual meet win against San Diego (March 10) ... rowed one seat with the V8+ in a victory over Louisville at the SoCal Challenge (April 14) ... rowed one seat for the V8+ in UCLA's annual dual meet against USC (April 28) ... rowed one seat at both the Pac-12 Championships and NCAA Championships, leading UCLA to program-best team finishes at both events (third place at Pac-12 Championships, eighth place at NCAAs) ... helped the V8+ to a fourth-place finish at Pac-12 Championships and a win in the Petite Final (places 7-12) at NCAA Championships ... earned honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic acclaim.
Rowed two seat in the varsity and second varsity eight crews ... rowed in the 2V8+ in early-season victories against Loyola Marymount (March 5) and San Diego State (March 13) ... rowed two seat in the 2V8+ at California (March 27) and Stanford (March 28) ... rowed two seat in the 2V8+ at the two-day San Diego Crew Classic, helping lead the Bruins to a second-place finish on day one and into a Grand Final on day two ... rowed two seat in the V8+ at the Virginia Invitational, guiding the Bruins past Texas on day one (April 15-17) ... rowed two seat in the V8+ against USC (April 30) and at Pac-10 Championships (May 15).
Rowed two seat in the 2V8+ all season as a freshman ... helped guide UCLA to its first-ever team berth to the NCAA Championships, as the Bruins finished 12th overall at the national event ... led the 2V8+ to consecutive wins over Loyola Marymount (March 6) and San Diego State (March 13) ... guided the 2V8+ to a second-place finish on the first day of the San Diego Crew Classic (March 27-28) ... lost to Clemson before defeating Notre Dame at the SoCal Challenge (April 10) ... led the 2V8+ past Oregon State and San Diego State at Dexter Lake, Ore. (April 17) ... helped the 2V8+ defeat USC in the annual crosstown rivalry regatta (May 1) ... led the Bruins to a fifth-place team finish at the Pac-10 Championships (May 16) after the 2V8+ finished sixth ... raced to a fourth-place finish in the 2V8+ elimination heat on day one of the NCAA Championships (May 28) ... after finishing last in its heat in the repechage on day one, the 2V8+ raced to a third-place finish in the event's Third Final (May 30).
Attended Los Gatos High School for four years (2005-09).
Rowed three years for Los Gatos Rowing Club (LGRC) under head coaches Derek Bryns and Patrick Lynch ... won three state championships, earned two silver medals at state championships ... captured one gold and one silver medal at Nationals and one gold at the Henley Regatta.
Full name: Kirstin Jane Snook ... Kirstin is the youngest of Tupper and Jane Snook's three daughters ... has two older sisters, Megan and Keely ... undeclared major.