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Vanessa Andrews
  Vanessa Andrews

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Davis, Calif.

High School:
Davis

Height:
5-7

Position:
Starboard

Experience:
4 Letters Earned


AT TULSA - Was a four-year letterwinner.

SENIOR (2007-08) - Participated in nine of 11 regattas . . . helped the Collegiate 8+ post a second-place mark at the Head of the Des Moines . . . at the Head of the Charles, aided the Club 4+ to an 11th place finish . . . assisted the Varsity 8+ to a top mark at the Wichita Frostbite Regatta and the Lawless Cup, and a third-place finish at the Midwest Intercollegiate Rowing Championship . . . was named to Tulsa's Ultimate Team and received the Warren Garrison Academic Excellence Award.

JUNIOR (2006-07) - Participated in seven of eight regattas . . . at the Wichita Frostbite Regatta, raced in the Open 2x `B', finishing second in a time of 10:47 . . . assisted the Varsity 8+ to a top mark at the Wichita Frostbite . . . at the Lawless Cup, helped TU earn a top finish in both the Varsity 4+ `B' and the Varsity 8+ . . . rowed in the Varsity 8+, finishing sixth overall at the Knecht Cup and Dad Vail Regatta . . . assisted the Varsity 8+ to a top finish in the petite final at the Southern Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championship and to a third-place mark at the Midwest Intercollegiate Rowing Championship.

SOPHOMORE (2005-06) - Participated in every regatta . . . notched a second-place finish in the Varsity 8+ at the Wichita Frostbite Regatta . . . assisted the 2nd Varsity 8+ to a second-place finish with a time of 7:18.6 at the Kansas/Drake Duels . . . helped the 2nd Varsity 8+ to a third-place finish in the petite final at the Lake Wheeler Invitational . . . crossed the finish line in 6:29.7 for a first-place finish at the Midwest Intercollegiate Rowing Championships . . . was a member of the 2nd Varsity 8+ that took third in the petite final at the Southern Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championship . . . raced the 2nd Varsity 8+ to a fifth-place finish at the Dad Vail Regatta.

FRESHMAN (2004-05) - Participated in every regatta . . . at the Head of the Des Moines, raced in the Women's 4+ `B', finishing in third place with a time of 24:13 . . . rowed in the Youth 4+ and finished sixth at the Head of the Charles Regatta . . . helped the Varsity 8+ finish first at the Wichita Frostbite Regatta with a time of 6:47 . . . aided the Novice 8+ to a first-place finish over Kansas State at the Longhorn Invitational . . . rowed in the Novice 8+ boat that finished sixth at the Dad Vail Regatta.

PRIOR TO TULSA - Was a member of the River City Rowing Club . . . captured first place at the Golden State Indoor Rowing Championships in 2001 and 2003 . . . was a National Merit Scholar.

PERSONAL - A geosciences major . . . born July 25, 1986 . . . one of three children of Larry and Lisa Andrews . . . named to the TU President's List all four years . . . selected as a Barry M. Goldwater Scholar and a Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) National Scholar Athlete, and was named to the ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District VI and ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic At-Large team as a junior . . . received ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District VI and All-America first team honors, and CRCA National Scholar-Athlete recognition as a senior . . . named a C-USA Academic Medalist as a junior and senior.

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Contact Rodney Mott at rodney-mott@utulsa.edu or 918-344-6812