The men's and women's varsity eight rowed to their seventh straight Windermere Cup victories in the best weather and biggest crowd Opening Day has seen in years.
With a race forced to be rescheduled to Friday the Huskies still manage to race well.
The Washington novice eight boat took first in a wire-to-wire finish in the Women's Collegiate Novice Grand Final on the second day of the San Diego Crew Classic on Mission Bay. The Huskies raced in a total of four grand finals on Sunday, earning two third-place finishes by the 2V8 and V4, and a fifith-place finish by the varsity eight.
For the second year in a row the junior class comes out on top at the 112th Class Day Regatta.
A total of 24 Huskies earned first-team, second-team and honorable mention academic honors from the Pac-12 Conference
High School Sports: Basketball, Crew
Major at Washington: Biology/Pre-med
Academic Honors:Named to the 2012 2nd Team Pac-12 All-Academic Rowing Team ...
Husky Rowing Experience:2013 (Senior) - Rowed bow for the winning 2V8 that took home the Erickson Cascade Cup at the Windermere Cup Regatta...Rowed bow for the winning Second V8 at the WSU Dual...Rowed bow for the women's senior class in the Seattle Times Women's Eight at the Class Day Regatta ...Rowed bow for the 2V8 shell that placed third in the Grand Final at the San Diego Crew Classic2012 (Junior) - Rowed in the bow for the victorious junior shell in the Seattle Times Women's Eight at the Class Day Regatta... Rowed two seat for the women's boat that won the 2012 Erickson Cascade Cup ... Pulled the No. 2 oar for the second varsity eight that placed fourth at Pac-12s ... Rowed two seat in the 2V8 shell that placed second in the petite final at the NCAA Championships...2011 (Sophomore) - Sat bow seat in the Husky varsity four that reached the Grand Finals of the NCAA Championships in Gold river, Calif. ... Pac-10 silver medalist ... rowed in the bow for the victorious women's Varsity 4+ at the 25th annual Windermere Cup...2010 (Freshman) - Bow seat in the novice eight that won the gold medal at the Pac-10 Championships...also earned victories against Stanford, UC Davis, Iowa, Washington State and California.
Personal: Daughter of Gary Harshman and Nancy Hanks ... Father is an environmental planner and mother is retired ... Full name is Lana Mae Harshman ... Has one brother, Andrew (22) and one sister, Natalie (18) ... Father attended UW and played rugby ... She and her sister rowed with Everett Rowing Association in high school ... Interests include piano and playing Counter Strike: Source.