The Crimson Tide opened last season at the same regatta, coming away with six medals, including two gold
Alabama Highlights: Junior - 2011-12 Part of the second place finish with the Varsity 8+ at the Chattanooga Head Race...served as coxswain for the fifth place Varsity 4+ boat at the Chattanooga Head Race...rowed with the First Varsity 8+ boat at the Head of the Charles...rowed with the Varsity 8+ both days of the Head of the Hooch, finishing in the top 15 both days...part of the ninth place Varsity 4+ boat at the Head of the Hooch...rowed with the Second Varsity 8+ 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 a spot on the Southeastern Conference Honor Roll.
Sophomore - 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 ... 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.
Freshman - 2009-10 Led the First Novice 8+ to a silver medal at the SIRA Championships ... led the First Novice 8+ to a bronze medal finish in the Petite Finals of the South/Central Sprints ... part of the Tide's second place First Novice 8+ at the Conference USA Championships ... won the First Novice 8+ race against Central Florida and Miami ... won the First Novice 8+ race against Oklahoma and Old Dominion ... helped the Tide's Novice A boat to a win against Kansas State ... earned a place on the Southeastern Conference Academic Honor Roll ... earned Dean's List (3.5 or better GPA) for the fall and spring semesters.
Prep Highlights: Rowed for Michael Vertullo at Winter Park High School ... won gold at Stotesbury in Junior 8+ ... won gold in Varsity 8+ at the state championships ... played lacrosse and was a member of the dance team ... member of the National Honor Society ... competitive triathlete.
Personal Information: Full name: Lea Mariah Styer ... daughter of John Styer and Consuela Lively ... mother, Consuela, competed for Holland at the Triathlon World Championships ... marketing major ... born April 28, 1991.