|High School:||Columbia River HS|
WSU CAREER: As a JUNIOR (2013-14), coxed the varsity eight boat…led first-place finishes for the varsity eight over Gonzaga and in the second session of the Clemson Invite…coxed second and third-place finishes for the varsity eight in first and third sessions of Clemson Invite, respectively…led varsity eight to a third-place finish at the San Diego Crew Classic…led varsity eight to a tie against Oregon State…coxed the varsity eight boat to a sixth-place finish at the Pac-12 Championships, along with a sixth-place team finish…at the NCAA Championships, led the varsity eight crew to a 15th overall finish as team placed 14th…named Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention…SOPHOMORE (2012-13) year, coxed varsity four at the NCAA Championships and led them to a 6th place finish in the Grand Final. Coxed the varsity eight boat to a fifth place finish at Pac 12 Championships. Led varsity four to victory at Portland Fall Classic, Washington Dual, and Oregon State Classic morning session…received Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention…spent the fall season of FRESHMAN (2011-2012) year with the third varsity eight…competed in the second varsity four events at the Washington, Gonzaga and Oregon State duals.
HIGH SCHOOL: Competed in club rowing and gymnastics throughout high school.
CLUB CAREER: Attended Naydenov Gymnastics for over 10 years…during freshman year of high school attended the Western National for competitive gymnastics, placing first on the floor and third on the uneven bars …competed at Nationals for competitive gymnastics and placed first on the uneven bars at the National Invitation Tournament…also competed at the Vancouver Lake Crew Club for two years…attended regionals twice and Nationals during senior year in a lightweight double.
PERSONAL: Born Sarah Lauren Wu…April of 1993…father Stephen is a dentist…mother Lynn works as a para-educator…brother Chris, works in China as a English teacher…member of the National Honors Society (3.7)...enjoys motivating others and pushing her limits…pursuing a degree in kinesiology with a minor in psychology.