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: Junior - 2013-14 Was named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll... Earned an 11th place finish as a part of the Crimson Tide Varsity 8+ at the Head of the Charles Regatta... earned a 1st place finish against SMU & Eastern Michigan with the 2nd Varsity 8... competed in the Knecht Cup Regatta in the 2nd Varsity 8 placing 9th overall.
Sophomore- 2012-13 Rowed with the Collegiate 4+ for a third- place finish at the Chattanooga Head Race ... part of the Second Varsity 8+ that turned in first- and third- place finishes at the Cardinal Invitational ... rowed with the First Varsity 8+thattook third at the Cardinal Invitational ... earned a second- place finish with the Second Varsity 8+ at the Clemson Dual Regatta ... placed second with the Second Varsity 8+ against Central Florida and West Virginia ... earned second- and third- place finishes with the Second Varsity 8+ at the Knecht Cup ... named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.0 GPA or higher).
Freshman - 2011-12 Began her Crimson Tide career as part of the ninth-place Varsity 4+ boat at the Chattanooga Head Race ... earned Dean's List (3.5 or better GPA) for the fall semester.
Prep Highlights: Rowed for Pacific Rowing Club ...member of first-place boat at the Camino Cup Regatta ... second in California State Championships light-weight Varsity 8 ... competed in swimming, volleyball and basketball ... Math Club president ... secretary of the Simple Gifts Foundation ... California Scholarship Federation.
Personal Information: Full name: Elizabeth Jane Van Zandt ... daughter of Laura and Peter Van Zandt ... sisters, Kaitlin and Fiona ... brother, Peter ... father, Peter, played on the PGA Tour ... political science major ... born June 15, 1992.