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 women will try to keep the Apple Cup trophy in Seattle as the No.7 Huskies head to Pullman to take on the No. 19 Cougars of Washington on the Snake River on Saturday.
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.
The Washington men and women officially open up the 2013 slate with the Class Day Regatta on Saturday on the Montlake Cut. Races start at 10:00 A.M.
High School Sports: Volleyball, Basketball and Swimming
Rowing Honors & Awards: Junior National Team 2006, World Champion in the 4-.
Academic Honors:Named to the 2012 2nd Team Pac-12 All-Academic Rowing Team ...
Husky Rowing Experience: 2013 (Senior) - Rowed six seat for the winning V8+ at the Windermere Cup Regatta...Rowed six seat for the V8+ shell that placed first and took home the Simpson Cup at the Cal Dual...Rowed four seat for the winning Varsity Eight at the WSU Dual... Stroked for the women's senior class in the Seattle Times Women's Eight at the Class Day Regatta 2013...Rowed four seatfor the V8 that took fifth in the Varsity Grand Final at the San Diego Crew Classic.(Junior) - stroked the victorious junior shell in the Seattle Times Women's Eight at the Class Day Regatta ... Rowed six seat for the women's varsity eight to win the 2012 Windermere Cup ... Pulled the No. 6 oar for the varsity eight that earned a bronze medal at the Pac-12 Championships on Lake Natoma ... Rowed six seat in the Varsity Eight shell that placed sixth in the Grand Finale race at the NCAA Championships...2011 (Sophomore) - Competed in the Husky 2V8+ that won their petite final at the NCAA Championships ... Rowed six seat for the women's 2V8+ boat that beat Western Washington and Seattle Pacific in the Women's Erickson Cascade Cup at the 25th annual Windermere...2010 (Freshman)- Rowed in the seven seat of the Varsity Eight in four of the six races this season, including the Pac-10 Championships and NCAA Women's Rowing Championships...rowed in the five seat of the varsity eight in Washington State Dual...rowed in the JV in the Stanford Invitational...helped Washington to retain the Windermere Cup.
Personal: Daughter of Josef and Irmingard Strohmayer ... Father is a surgeon and mother is a nurse ... Has two brothers, Johannes (30) and Clemens (22).