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.
The second varsity eight boat claimed first place in its petite final.
WSU CAREER: A member of the varsity eight and second varsity eight during fall season of JUNIOR (2011-12) year... led the varsity eight boat to victory at the Oregon State dual, capturing the Crawford Plate as well as the Winchell Cup for the third consecutive year...also led the second varsity eight to a win over Gonzaga...second team Pac-12 All Academic honors with a 3.25 GPA...competed with the second varsity eight boat during fall season of SOPHOMORE (2010-11) year, helping to defeat Gonzaga...continued to compete in the second varsity eight during spring season, beating Oregon State...led the team to a fifth place finish at the Pacific-10 Conference Championships and a 10th place finish at the NCAA Rowing Championships...earned Pac-10 All-Academic Honorable Mention...rowed with the fourth varsity eight boat in the fall as a FRESHMAN (2009-10)... rowed with the novice eight in the spring...crew won the Laurel V. Korholz Perpetual Trophy at the San Diego Crew Classic...novice eight finished second at the Lake Natoma Invitational...finished fifth at the Pacific-10 Conference Championships.
HIGH SCHOOL: Earned a varsity letter in basketball for St. Francis High School as a sophomore...rowed for Capital Crew in the eight and four events for coach Toby Johnson.
PERSONAL: Alison Smith...born in May of 1991 in Sacramento, Calif...father Dan is a lawyer...mother Marcia works as a consultant...older brother Phil...plans to pursue a degree in human development at WSU.
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