The 24 summer graduates will join the 117 Tide student-athletes who graduated following the fall and spring semesters, pushing the athletics department's graduation tally to 141 for the 2011-12 academic year
Crimson Tide's Power of Pink meet, as well as Senior Day
Alabama Highlights: Senior - 2011-12 Part of the Varsity 8+ that finished second and the Varsity 4+ boat that finished fifth at the Chattanooga Head Race...rowed in the First Varsity 8+ boat at the Head of the Charles...rowed with the Varsity 8+ and the First Varsity 4+ boats at the Head of the Hooch, finishing in the top 15 for all three races...also rowed as part of the First Varsity 8+ at the San Diego Crew Classic and in Rhode Island, finishing in the top 10 at both...earned Dean's List for the spring semester...earned a spot on the Southeastern Conference Honor Roll. Junior - 2010-11 As part of the First Varsity 8+, won the Sea World Cal Cup at the San Diego Crew Classic ... part of the Row2k.com Crew of the Week and the inaugural Conference USA Boat of the Week after the San Diego Crew Classic ... part of the gold medal winning First Varsity 8+ boat at the SIRA Championships.
Sophomore - 2009-10 Earned a bronze medal in the Club 8+ race at the Head of the Charles Regatta ... helped the Tide's Varsity A boat to a win against Kansas State ... rowed as part of the Tide's First Varsity 8+ throughout the spring semester ... helped the Varsity 8+ to a fourth place finish at the South/Central C Final.
Freshman - 2008-09 Won a Gold Medal in the Grand Finals of the SIRA Championships First Novice 8+ race ... finished sixth in the Petite Final of the Novice 8+ race at the South/Central Sprint Championships ... earned wins as part of the Tide's Novice 8+ in dual meets against Tennessee and Kansas State and the tri-meet against UNC and SMU ... earned dual meet wins as part of the Tide's Novice 4+ against Kansas State ... helped the Crimson Tide's "A" Novice 8+ boat to a Gold Medal at the Hobbs Island Regatta ... part of the Tide's "B" Novice 4+ that earned a Bronze Medal at the Head of the Hooch Regatta.
Prep Highlights: Varsity rower for Rob and Katie Wasalaski at Robinson Secondary School ... led the team to a first-place finish at the state championship in 2007 and second place in 2008 ... All-Metropolitan Athlete in 2007 and 2008 ... broke high school 2K record in the ERG with a 7.25 ... rowed for Thompson's Boat Center Rowing Club of Washington, D.C.
Personal Information: Full Name: Bianca Christine Arrington ... daughter of Josie Rodriguez-Walhout ... human environmental science major ... born October 17, 1989.