High School Sports: Rowing, basketball
High School Awards: Earned two silver medals at the 1996 and 1998 Canadian Scholastic Championships ... won two bronze medals at the 1996 and 1998 American Scholastic Championships.
Major at Washington: Undecided
Husky Rowing Summary1999 (Freshman): Part of the varsity four that won the NCAA Championship in Sacramento ... rowed in the bow seat ... during the regular season, stroked the novice eight to a Pac-10 Championship ... also won at Windermere Cup and the San Diego Crew Classic.
Personal: Daughter of Jane and Robert Becht ... mother is a nurse and father is a coach ... has two brothers and two sisters ... contemplating a career as a physical therapist.
I chose Washington because: The accomplished rowing program.
The best thing about Seattle is: The friendly people.
Favorite class: Biology.
My best race was: At the '99 NCAA Championships; we were down a boat length at the 1000m, we took off and won the whole thing.
After I graduate I plan to: Continue my education.
If I could tell my incoming teammates one thing, it would be: Take it one day at a time.
Becht says: "Washington Rowing has taught me about striving to be my best in all aspects of life; school, crew and my personal life."