Second varsity eight records a second place finish in the preliminary heat
Rowed with the varsity eight throughout her sophomore year ... rowed three seat in the V8+ against Loyola Marymount (March 3), leading UCLA to a first-place finish ... rowed seven seat in the V8+ against San Diego (March 10) ... rowed five seat in the V8+ at the San Diego Crew Classic (March 31-April 1) ... rowed six seat with the V8+ in a victory over Louisville at the SoCal Challenge (April 14) ... rowed six seat for the varsity eight in against USC (April 28 ... rowed six seat the Pac-12 Championships and NCAA Championships ... led UCLA to a program-best team finish at Pac-12 Championships (third place) and at NCAA Championships (eighth place) ... helped the V8+ to a fourth-place finish at the Pac-12 Championships and a first-place finish in the Petite Final (places 7-12) at NCAA Championships.
Rowed in the varsity eight as a freshman ... rowed three seat in the V8+ against California (March 27) and rowed five seat the next day versus Stanford (March 28) ... rowed five seat in the V8+ at the two-day San Diego Crew Classic (April 2-3) ... rowed five seat at the Virginia Invitational (April 15-17), racing against Texas, Virginia and Clemson ... rowed five seat in the varsity eight against USC in the annual crosstown showdown (April 30) ... rowed five seat in UCLA's V8+ at Pac-10 Championships (May 15).
Three-year varsity soccer and basketball and two-year varsity lacrosse letterwinner ... spent her final two seasons at Branford High School (Branford, Conn.) and her first two years studying at Hamden Hall Country Day High School (Hamden, Conn.) ... earned all-league honors on the soccer field ... was an honorable mention all-league lacrosse selection ... earned "best defensive player" honors in lacrosse at Hamden Hall.
Competed for Connecticut Boat Club ... served as team captain ... earned a gold medal in the V8+ crew at the 2010 Nationals ... raced to a third-place finish in the V8+ at the 2009 Nationals ... went undefeated in the fall and spring seasons during her senior year (2009-10).
Full name: Katherine Marie Lauer ... prefers Kat ... is the daughter of Mark and Susan Lauer ... intends to major in communication studies.