CRCA Scholar Athletes
SAN DIEGO, Calif. -- Five members of the USD women's rowing team were named Scholar Athletes by the College Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA). Megan Goodman, Meredith Hoggatt, Morgan Lester, Vada Thomas and Karli Wittenberg all received the honor after holding a 3.5 cumulative GPA.
Goodman, Hoggatt and Lester earned the recognition for the third time in their careers. It was the second time Wittenberg has been honored and Vada Thomas, who just finished her sophomore season, was recognized for the first time.
Goodman and Hoggatt were also named to the All-WCC team for their athletic accomplishments. Goodman holds a 3.62 cumulative as an international relations and spanish double major. Hoggatt has an impressive 3.84 GPA as a mechanical engineering major.
Lester, a finance major, holds a 3.56 cumulative GPA. Wittenberg, who earned this honor last year, has a 3.61 GPA as a biochemistry student, and Thomas, who has yet to declare her major, has a 3.50 GPA.
This marks the fourth straight year the Toreros have had at least four rowers named CRCA Scholar Athletes.
- The student-athlete has met all eligibility rules as defined by her institution
- The student-athlete was in her 2nd, 3rd, or 4th year of eligibility
- The student-athlete rowed in her institution's NCAA or IRA eligible boat(s) for a minimum of 75% of the current spring races or racing in a regional conference event.
- The Head Coach of the student-athletes institution was a member in good standing of the CRCA as of May 1, 2017.
- The student-athlete has had a 3.5 cumulative GPA or higher for her career (through the fall semester/quarter for the current competition year).
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