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.
WSU CAREER: A member of the varsity four boat during the fall season of SOPHOMORE (2011-12) year...competed with the varsity four boats that defeated Gonzaga and Oregon State in dual action...helped row the second varsity eight boat to a first place finish in the San Diego Crew Classic...honorable mention Pac-12 All Academic...during fall season of FRESHMAN (2010-11) year, competed in the third varsity eight boat...during spring season rowed in the second varsity eight boat, as well as the varsity four boat, helping to defeat Michigan, Michigan State, and Oregon State...raced in the second varsity eight at the Pacific-10 Conference Championships, helping the boat to a fifth-place finish...also competed in the second varsity eight at the NCAA Rowing Championships, leading the boat to a 10th-place finish.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Shorecrest High School...during sophomore year placed third in the varsity women's eight at the Brentwood Regatta...as a junior, placed first in varsity women's quad at the Head of the Lake, Brentwood Regatta and the Northwest Regionals...in addition, took second in varsity women's quad and third in the varsity pair at the 2010 Junior Nationals.
PERSONAL: Carly Johnson...born in April of 1992 at Seattle Washington...father Mark and mother Pat...sister Lydia...major is undecided.