Second varsity eight records a second place finish in the preliminary heat
Rowed with the varsity eight throughout her senior season...earned CRCA Pocock All-America honors...also was named CRCA All-West Region...All Pac-12 Team selection...rowed two seat in the varsity eight against Loyola Marymount (March 3), leading UCLA to a first-place finish...rowed one seat in the varsity eight against San Diego (March 10), again leading the Bruins to a first place finish...rowed seven seat in the varsity eight at the San Diego Crew Classic (March 31-April 1)...stroked the varsity eight to a victory over Louisville at the SoCal Challenge (April 14)...rowed two seat in the varsity eight in UCLA's annual dual meet against USC (April 28)...rowed two seat at both the Pac-12 Championships and NCAA Championships, leading UCLA to program-best team finishes at both events (3rd place at Pac-12's; 8th place at NCAA's)...helped the varsity eight to a fourth place finish at the Pac-12 Championships and a win in the Petite Final (places 7-12) at the NCAA Championships.
Rowed in the two varsity eight boats throughout the spring season...rowed two seat in the varsity eight, leading UCLA to first-place finishes in season-opening dual-meets against Loyola Marymount (March 5) and San Diego State (March 13)...rowed bow seat in the varsity eight against California (March 27) and Stanford (March 28)...rowed seven seat in the second varsity eight in the annual dual-meet race against USC (April 30)...rowed three seat in the varsity eight at Pac-10 Championships (May 15).
Rowed bow seat in the varsity eight all season...helped lead UCLA to its first-ever berth in the NCAA Tournament as a team, as the Bruins finished 12th overall at the NCAA Championships in Sacramento, Calif...led the V8+ to dual meet victories over Loyola Marymount (March 6) and San Diego State (March 13)...guided the V8+ to third-place finishes on consecutive days of the San Diego Crew Classic (March 27-28)...earned victories over Clemson and Notre Dame at the SoCal Challenge (April 10)...led the V8+ past Oregon State and San Diego in Dexter Lake, Ore. (April 17)...finished fourth in the V8+ at Pac-10 Championships, leading the Bruins to a fifth-place team finish...finished third in the V8+ elimination heat on day one (May 28) of the NCAA Championships, advancing to a semifinal heat (May 29)...raced to a fifth-place finish in the semifinal heat before finishing third in the Petite Final (May 30).
Rowed seven seat in the varsity eight crew in all events...led the V8+ to dual-meet victories against Loyola Marymount (March 7) and San Diego State (March 14) to open the season...guided the V8+ to a first-place finish against Ohio State on day one and against Clemson on day two of the Pac-10 Challenge (March 28-29)...rowed seven seat in the V8+, leading UCLA to a first-place finish in the Petite Final on day two of the San Diego Crew Classic (April 4-5)...helped lead the V8+ to second-place finishes in two races on day one of the Lake Natoma Challenge; led the Bruins to a first-place finish, ahead of Minnesota and Tennessee, on day two (April 18-19)...guided the V8+ to a first-place finish in the Petite Final at the Pac-10 Championships (May 17).
Attended Long Beach Wilson High School for four years (2004-08).
Competed for Long Beach Junior Crew under head coach Alfredo Montenegro...helped lead Long Beach Junior Crew to first-place finishes at the 2007 and 2008 National Championships.
Full name: Anastasia Rose Alexander...born September 6, 1990 in Long Beach, Calif...Anastasia is the older of David and Cheri Alexander's two children...has one younger brother, Roy...anthropology major.