Junior - 2009-10
Rowed at the Head of the Charles Regatta in the Championship 4+ race ... 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 ... earned a place on the Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll ... ... earned the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Scholar Athlete award ... earned Dean's List (3.5 or better GPA) for the spring semester ... earned President's List (4.0 GPA) for the fall semester ... inducted into Golden Key honor society earned Scholastic Excellence in Marketing award.
Attended the University of Florida as a freshman and sophomore and rowed for the UF club team where she was coached by Raf Crowley ... named to the ARCA All-South Team ... ARCA second-team All-American ... Hammer Award ... earned Dean's List Honors ... Pre-law Honor Society ... Rowing for Penn Athletics Club in the summer of 2009, finished third at the USA U-23 World Championship Trials in the 4- ... Won the 4- at club national championships and finished second in the 8 ... second at the Canadian Henley in the 4- and third in the 8.
MVP basketball player for King's Academy ... Played in the State All-Star Game ... first-team All-Area ... Played AAU basketball for Riviera Beach Express, finishing second at the 2006 AAU National Championships ... Also competed in track, swimming and volleyball ... National Honor Society ... Four-year Dean's List ... Florida Bright Futures Scholarship ... Key Club and FCA.
Full name: Alissa Ann Kranz ... daughter of Mike and Sally Kranz ... father was captain of the football team at Northwestern ... marketing major ... born August 24, 1988.