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.
After day one of racing at the Lake Natoma Invite, the Cougars prepare for a big day against top-15 opponents.
Each varsity four boat defeated its Husky counterpart Friday.
HIGH SCHOOL: Served as coxswain for the Broadneck High School rowing team for four years under head coach Todd Nix...reigning USRowing Junior Rower of the Year...as a freshmen, coxed the men's novice eight to a second-place finish at the Baltimore Championships...earned team's Most Improved Award sophomore year...helped the women's lightweight four to a first-place finish at the Baltimore Championships...during junior year, coxed the women's varsity four to victory in a field of 20 teams at the Head of the Occoquan...as a senior in high school, coxed the men's varsity eight, men's varsity four, and women's varsity four...coxed the Southeast men's junior four and eight at the USRowing Club National Championships...won three gold medals at the USRowing Masters Championships summer 2012...member of the National Honor Society
PERSONAL: Born Rebecca Hayley Burns...born July of 1994...father Jim is a teacher...older sisters Emily and Jenna...sister Emily rows for Rochester Institute of Technology... member of the National Honor Society...interested in pursuing a degree in movement studies at Washington State.
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