Varsity four, open eight crews each finish second in Grand Final
Rowed primarily with the varsity eight throughout her sophomore year...rowed five seat in the second varsity eight's win in the season opener against Loyola Marymount (March 3)...rowed three seat in the varsity eight's dual meet win over San Diego (March 10)...rowed one seat in the varsity eight at the San Diego Crew Classic (March 31-April 1)...rowed two seat with the varsity eight in a victory over Louisville at the SoCal Challenge (April 14)...rowed four seat for the varsity eight in UCLA's annual dual meet against USC (April 28)...rowed four 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...second-team Pac-12 All-Academic selection.
Rowed in the second varsity eight crew in UCLA's early-season wins against Loyola Marymount (March 5) and San Diego State (March 13) - rowed three seat against LMU and five seat against SDSU...rowed five seat in the novice eight against California (March 27) and Stanford (March 28), leading the Bruins to victories in the N8+ each day...rowed two seat in the V4+ crew at the two-day San Diego Crew Classic (April 2-3), leading UCLA to a first-place finish on day one and second-place finish on day two in the Grand Final...rowed bow seat in the second varsity eight at the three-day Virginia Invitational (April 15-17)...rowed bow seat in the 2V8+ against USC (April 30) and at Pac-10 Championships (May 15).
Two-year varsity soccer letterwinner under head coach Sarah Trost at Trabuco Hills High School...helped lead Trabuco Hills to a second-place finish in the Sea View League in 2008-09, her second of two seasons on the varsity squad...also competed for Mission Viejo Soccer Club, serving as team captain from 2007-10.
Full name: Erin Danielle Wenzel...born August 27, 1992 in Laguna Hills, Calif...Erin is the older of Thomas and Marilyn Wenzel's two daughters...has one younger sister, Avery...biochemistry major.