Canada placed second behind the United States.
Nicole Hare is competing with the team for the second-straight year.
Both juniors, Watson was named first team, Hare second team.
Fifteen Cougars are receiving academic honors for the second-straight season.
The Cougars finished eighth in the nation this season after being picked 16th.
The finish ties for the second-best in school history.
The Cougar crews will now race at 8 a.m., 8:36 a.m. and 8:48 a.m.
The Cougars' varsity eight and varsity four advanced to the Petite Final.
Washington State's second varsity eight won its heat in the morning session to advance.
The senior has rowed with the varsity team all four years.
Three Cougars are receiving the honor for their second time.
The ninth-ranked Cougars compete at NCAA Championships this week.