WSU finished just one and a half points behind 10th-ranked Stanford.
The Cougars performed well in the morning and afternoon sessions.
The Cougars earned enough points Sunday to place above the No. 15 Badgers.
Each varsity four boat defeated its Husky counterpart Friday.
The second varsity eight boat claimed first place in its petite final.
PRIOR TO WSU: Competed in rowing, cross-country and swimming at St. Peters Lutheran College and Shenton College in Western Australia...freshmen year, won gold for St. Peters Lutheran College at the Schoolgirl U14 quad at the Head of the River...rowed for the West Australian Rowing Club and took silver at the National Championships in U19 eight...as a sophomore, gold in each the U21, single and quad events at the Youth Cup in Sydney...took silver junior year at the National Championships in U19 quad...WAIS selection in 2011 for club team...Nation Sporting Champion Grant senior year.
PERSONAL: Born Sarah Kate Steger...born January 1994...father Tom and mother Elmi? Carlean both lawyers...younger sisters Jamie and Dayna...enjoys rowing, running, the beach, swimming, and hanging out with friends.