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Liz Akin
  Liz Akin

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Westerville, Ohio

High School:
Worthington Christian/Westerville Rowing Club

Height:
5-8

Position:
Open Weight

Experience:
1L

Major:
Exercise and Sports Science


04/21/2013

Tulsa's Varsity 8+ Tops Sacramento State and Kansas at Lake Natoma Invitational

Hurricane to host Creighton next Saturday in Catoosa, Okla.

04/20/2013

Tulsa Rowers Faced Four Top-15 Teams at Lake Natoma Invitational

Hurricane to conclude regatta tomorrow

04/18/2013

Tulsa Rowers Race at Lake Natoma Invitational This Weekend

Hurricane to compete in three events

04/13/2013

Tulsa Captures Lawless Cup with Win Over SMU in Varsity 8+

Hurricane sweeps all four races

04/11/2013

Conference USA Announces Commissioner's Honor Roll

Hurricane has 198 student-athletes honored

AT TULSA - A returning letterwinner . . . has competed in eight regattas.

SOPHOMORE (2013-14) - Participated in the Jayhawk Jamboree and earned a fifth-place finish in the Varsity 2x.

FRESHMAN (2012-13) - Participated in seven regattas . . . helped the Novice 8+ earn a second-place finish at the Head of the Hooch . . . at the Oklahoma Invite, guided the Varsity 4+ to a win over Central Oklahoma . . . captured wins over Kansas State and UCF in the Varsity 4+ at the Longhorn Invitational . . . assisted the Varsity 4+ and Novice 8+ to wins over SMU in the Lawless Cup . . . helped the Second Varsity 8+ claim a third-place Petite Final finish at the C-USA Championship.

PRIOR TO TULSA - Rowed for the Westerville Rowing Club . . . was a member of the Lightweight Varsity crew for two years . . . was a US Rowing Youth Nationals qualifier as a junior . . . helped her Lightweight 8+ earn a silver medal at the Head of the Ohio and a bronze at the Head of the Hooch in 2010 . . . had a stellar 2011 season finishing with a bronze medal at the Midwest Rowing Championships and was 15th in the nation at the Youth National Championships in the Lightweight 8+ . . . rowed for the Southeast Junior Development Camp in the Junior "A" Eight and Four events as an open weight . . . has been in a Lightweight 8+ that has won medals at the Speakmon and Columbus Classic . . . earned two letters in softball and one in basketball at Worthington Christian.

PERSONAL - An exercise and sports science major . . . born April 21, 1994 . . . daughter of Dain and Sherrille Akin . . . was named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll as a freshman . . . was tabbed to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll as a freshman and sophomore.

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Contact Natasha Ostopovich at natasha-ostopovich@utulsa.edu