Alabama medaled in the Club 8+ race when coxswain Emily LeBeau, and rowers Leigh Ann Terch, Canella Tinker, Brianne Bebek, Stephanie Varner, Kristen Hickman, Alyssa Drevenak, Brianne Hadar and Erika Baranek finished fifth with a time of 18:31.66
The Alabama rowing team posted seven top-10 finishes at the 19th Chattanooga Head Race Saturday
Alabama Highlights: Freshman - 2011-12 Started her Alabama career as part of a fourth place finish with the Varsity 8+ boat at the Chattanooga Head Race...also rowed with the Varsity 4+ boat at the Chattanooga Head Race...part of the fifth place finish with the Second Varsity 8+ boat at the Head of the Charles...rowed with the Varsity 8+ both days of the Head of the Hooch races...part of the second place finish with the First Varsity 8+ boat at the Oak Ridge Regatta...part of the sixth place finish with the First Varsity 8+ boat in the Jessop-Whittier Cup race and the fifth place finish in the Women's Collegiate Varsity Invitational Petite Final at the San Diego Crew Classic...rowed with the First Varsity 8+ in Rhode Island...named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll...earned a Conference USA Academic Medal...earned Dean's List for the fall semester...earned a spot on the Southeastern Conference Honor Roll.
Prep Highlights: Varsity rower at Gloucester High ... team finished second (2008 and 2011) and third (2009) at states ... finished fifth at Stotesbury Cup ... placed first and second in local regattas all four years of high school ... rowed for Mobjack Rowing Club of Mathews, Va.... Beta Club ... president of National Honor Society.
Personal Information: Full name: Kristen D. Hickman...daughter of Carol and Richard Hickman ... brother, Stonewall ... sister, Heidi ... physical therapy major... born March 20, 1993.