Bruins to begin racing at 9:10 a.m. on Saturday in Mission Bay
Rowed with the varsity eight as a junior ... earned CRCA Pocock All-America honors ... was named a CRCA All-West Region selection and All-Pac-12 Team honoree ... stroked the V8+ to victories against Loyola Marymount (March 3) and San Diego (March 10) ... stroked the varsity eight at the San Diego Crew Classic (March 31-April 1) ... rowed five seat in the V8+ in a win over Louisville at the SoCal Challenge (April 14) ... rowed five seat in the V8+ in UCLA's dual meet against USC (April 28) ... rowed five seat in the varsity eight at Pac-12 Championships, leading UCLA to a program-best third-place team finish ... helped the V8+ to a fourth-place finish at Pac-12 Championships ... rowed seven seat with the V8+ at the NCAA Championships, helping UCLA to a program-best eighth-place team finish at the event ... helped the varsity eight finish first in the Petite Final (places 7-12) at NCAA Championships ... was an honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic selection.
Rowed in the varsity eight crew throughout her sophomore year ... rowed seven seat in the V8+ in early-season dual-meet victories against Loyola Marymount (March 5) and San Diego State (March 13) ... also rowed seven seat in the V8+ against California (March 27) and Stanford (March 28) ... rowed seven seat at the two-day San Diego Crew Classic (April 2-3) ... stroked the varsity eight at the Virginia Invitational (April 15-17), leading the Bruins' V8+ against Texas, Virginia and Clemson ... stroked the varsity eight against USC (April 30) and at Pac-10 Championships (May 15).
Rowed four seat in the varsity eight crew all season as a freshman ... helped lead UCLA to its first-ever team berth to the NCAA Championships, as the Bruins finished 12th overall ... rowing four seat, 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 UCLA to a fifth-place team finish ... rowing four seat, 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).
Four-year basketball and three-year volleyball letterwinner at Southwest High School in Minneapolis ... served as varsity basketball team captain as a junior and senior, earning team MVP honors her senior season ... captured all-conference honors as a senior ... secured all-city honors on the varsity volleyball team as a senior and sophomore ... named the team's most improved player as a sophomore.
Competed for Minneapolis Rowing Club ... named the rowing club's most valuable player ... won the 2008 Northwest International Rowing Association (NWIRA) Championship Regatta in 2008 ... placed seventh in the youth four at the 2008 Head of the Charles.
Full name: Britta Lund Syverson ... Britta is the youngest of Brad and Carol Syverson's three children ... has one older sister, Abby, and one older brother, Alex ... undeclared major.