High School Sports: Rowing
Major at Washington: Business
Husky Rowing Experience: 2001 (Freshman)--Rowed seven seat in the freshman eight that won a gold medal at IRA Championships, UW's first gold since 1997 ... also led Huskies to a gold medal at Pac-10s, UW's first gold by an eight since 1997 ... crew was undefeated in grand finals, also winning at Windermere Cup, Cal and OSU duals and San Diego ... rowed five seat for Cal and San Diego.
2002 (Sophomore)--Rowed seven seat in the varsity eight that won a bronze medal at IRAs ... member of the crew that won silver at Pac-10's and the San Diego Classic ... won at Windermere Cup ... helped lead Huskies to victories at the California, Wisconsin and OSU duals. 2003 (Junior)--Opened the season in the No. 7 seat on the varsity eight, then moved to the No. 4 spot for two races before settling into the No. 6 seat for the final three regattas of the season ... helped the UW varsity eight to its first Pac-10 championship since 1997 ... member of the silver medal crew at the IRA Championships ... rowed on UW's victorious eight in the Ladies Challenge Plate competition at the prestigious Henley Regatta in England.
National Team Experience: Competed with the Yugoslavian National Team and won a bronze medal in the coxed four at the 2001 Nation's Cup in Linz, Austria ... was a part of the eight that won a bronze medal at the Balkan Rowing Championships in Romania.
Personal: Son of Ljubica and Slobodan Petrovic ... mother is a pharmacist and father is a civil engineer ... both attended Belgrade University ... attended high school in Joplin, Missouri.
I chose UW because: It offers the unique opportunity to row and go to school at the same time
The best thing about Seattle is: The spring.
The best thing about UW is: Its campus.
Favorite class: Quantitative Science 291
My best race was: 2001 IRA Championships, in the freshmen eight, when we became national champs. We rowed to 1000 meters, then made a move, passed Princeton and won.
After I graduate, I plan to: Row at the Olympics.
If I could tell my incoming teammates one thing, it would be: Row well.
Petrovic says: "UW Rowing is a unique program that is a privilege to be a part of."