Bruins' varsity eight crews each record second-place finishes
Rowed bow seat in the varsity four as a junior ... rowed bow seat in the V4+ in dual-meet wins over Loyola Marymount (March 3) and San Diego (March 10) ... rowed bow seat in the V4+ at the San Diego Crew Classic (March 31-April 1), helping the varsity four to a third-place finish in the Grand Final on day two ... rowed bow seat in the V4+ in a dual-meet win over Louisville at the SoCal Challenge (April 14) ... rowed bow seat with the V4+ against USC (April 28 ) ... rowed bow seat in the V4+ at the Pac-12 Championships, leading the varsity four to a third-place finish ... rowed one seat with the V4+ at NCAA Championships ... helped UCLA's V4+ finish first in the Petite Final (places 7-12) ... UCLA finished with its best-ever team finish at NCAA Championships (eighth place).
Rowed in the varsity eight crews as a sophomore ... rowed bow seat in the 2V8+ in early-season dual-meet wins against Loyola Marymount (March 5) and San Diego State (March 13) ... rowed two seat in the varsity four against California (March 27) and Stanford (March 28), leading UCLA past Stanford in the V4+ race ... rowed three seat in the 2V8+ at the two-day San Diego Crew Classic (April 2-3), leading the crew to a second-place finish on day one ... rowed three seat in the varsity eight at the Virginia Invitational (April 15-17) ... rowed five seat in the second varsity eight against USC (April 30) and at Pac-10 Championships (May 15).
Rowed in the Bruins' 2V8+ crew all season as a freshman, helping guide UCLA to its first-ever team berth to the NCAA Championships ... rowed three seat in the first four events before finishing the season rowing bow seat in the 2V8+ crew ... led the Bruins' 2V8+ boat to consecutive dual-meet wins over Loyola Marymount (March 6) and San Diego State (March 13) ... helped guide 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 ... rowing bow seat, 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).
Earned four varsity letters as a rower at Nutley High School and The Peddie School (Hightstown, N.J.) under head coaches Kevin Smyth and Barb Grudt, respectively ... rowed in the varsity four, earning a first-place finish at the 2009 SRA (Sagamore Rowing Association) National Championships ... led the V4+ to the 2009 Youth Rowing National Championships and 2008 Stotesbury Championship.
Full name: Erica Lynn Lockard ... Erica is the duaghter of Richard Lockard and Bonnie Kaliko ... has one half-brother, Richard, and two half-sisters, Jamie and Brooke ... psychology major.