The Crimson Tide Varsity 8+ boat of Elizabeth Van Zandt, Courtney Atkinson, Caitlin O'Neil, Alyssa Drevenak, Jennifer Parker, Kate Bishop, Maureen Purcell, Erin Delaney and Logan O'Neil crossed the finish line with a time of 17:39.93 in 11th place
Alabama Highlights: Sophomore - 2013-14 Named a CRCA Scholar-Athlete and earned a spot on the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... competed in the Chattanooga Head Race as a part of the Collegiate 8+ that placed 1st and the Women's College 2- finishing 9th... part of the Crimson Tide Varsity 8+ boat that finished 11th at Head of the Charles... competed at Head of the Hooch as a part of the Championship 8+ finishing 19th... rowed in the Oak Ridge Cardinal in the Varsity 8 boat... competed against SMU and Eastern Michigan in the Varsity 8 boat which placed 1st... 12th place overall in the Knecht Cup in the Varsity 8... rowed in the Varsity 8 at Dale England Cup... part of the Varsity 8 boat in the C-USA Championships where Alabama recorded an 11th place finish.
Freshman- 2012-13 Began her Crimson Tide career as part of the Second Varsity 8+ that posted a first- and two third-place finishes at the Cardinal Invitational ... part of the second-place finish at the Clemson Dual Regatta ... second-place finishes included the Tide's home meet against Central Florida and West Virginia and the Knecht Cup ... finished third with the Second Varsity 8+ (petite finals) at the Knecht Cup ... also earned two second-place finishes at the Dale England Cup with the First Varsity 8+ boat... earned Dean's List (3.5 or better GPA) for the fall semester ... named to Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.0 GPA).
Prep Highlights: Rowed for Marketa DeQuine at the Newport Aquatic Center ... had a first-place petite final at the San Diego Crew Classic in 2010 ... member of the school orchestra and the District Honor Orchestra ... named to the Principal's Honor Roll and the Superintendent Honor Roll ... competed in club soccer.
Personal Information: Full name: Courtney Justine Atkinson ... daughter of Debbie Carroll and Brian Atkinson ... stepfather, Mike Carroll ... brothers, Sean Atkinson and Bryant Carroll ... sister, Kristi ... exercise science major ... born Dec. 16, 1993.