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
The softball team's 15 honorees led the way for the Tide, followed by the 12 members of the rowing team and the 12 members of the women's track and field team. The Alabama baseball team placed 11 members on the honor roll; women's golf, men's tennis and men's track and field each landed six student-athletes on the honor roll, followed by the four members of the women's tennis team
A very young Crimson Tide squad is ready for the 2012-13 season
Alabama Highlights: Sophomore- 2012-13 Rowed with the First Varsity 8+ for first-, second- and third-place finishes at the Cardinal Invitational ... earned a second-place finish at Clemson Dual Regatta, with the First Varsity 8+ ... also rowed in the First Varsity 8+ against Central Florida and West Virginia ... part of two second-place finishes at the Dale England Cup ... earned Dean's List (3.5 or better GPA) for the fall and spring semesters ... CRCA Scholar Athlete (3.5 GPA or higher) ... Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.0 GPA or higher).
Freshman - 2011-12 Rowed with the Second Varsity 8+ boat at the Chattanooga Head Race to start her Crimson Tide career ... part of the fifth-place Second Varsity 8+ at the Head of the Charles ... rowed as part of the Varsity 8+ boat at the Head of the Hooch ... part of the second-place Second Varsity 8+ boat at the Oak Ridge Regatta ... rowed with the Second Varsity 8+ in two races at the prestigious San Diego Crew Classic, including a sixth-place finish in the Jackie Ann Stitt Hungness Trophy race ... rowed with the Second Varsity 8+ and the First Varsity 4+ against Iowa ... part of the Second Varsity 8+ race against Dartmouth and Cornell ... part of the Second Varsity 8+ that finished fourth at the C-USA Championships ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... earned Dean's List(3.5 or better GPA) for the fall and spring semesters ... earned a spot on the Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll.
Prep Highlights: Rowed for Tim Franck of the St. Louis Rowing Club ... placed second at theMidwest Regional Championship ... first at Dogwood Regatta ... second at Ohio Governor's Cup ... member of the volleyball team... National Honor Society ... service learning volunteer.
Personal Information: Full name: Alyssa Michele Drevenak ... daughter of Michele and John Drevenak ... brother, Tyler ... sister, Marissa ... exercise science major ... born Sept. 7, 1992.