| Sara Cottingham
2007-08 CRCA South Region Scholar-Athlete
AS A SOPHOMORE (2007-08)
rowed four races in the Longhorns' first varsity eight, while aiding the second varsity eight in eight races.
helped the second varsity eight to a second-place finish at the Head of the Colorado (10/27), crossing the finish in 17:47.10
paced UT's second varsity boat to a second-place finish among women's crews at the Fighting Nutria, posting a time of 29:07.0
aided the first varsity eight in its first-place finish in the 1,000-meter Heart of Texas (3/9) regatta, finishing in 3:18.6
lifted Texas' second varsity boat to a pair of victories over Iowa and Duke at the Longhorn Invitational (3/21-23)
rowed the second varsity eight to a win over Kansas (3/29), posting a time of 7:02.0
helped the Longhorns first varsity boat across the finish in 6:48.6 in its head-to-head race with SMU (4/5)
paced the second varsity eight to a victory at the Big 12 Invitational (5/3), crossing the finish in 6:37.9
helped UT's second varsity boat advance to the A/B semifinals and the B finals at the NCAA South/Central Regional (5/17-18)
AS A FRESHMAN (2006-07)
rowed primarily for the first novice eight during her first rowing season
helped the second novice eight place second at the Head of the Colorado (10/28), crossing the finish in 18:48.46
paced the first novice eight boat to a third-place finish at the Fighting Nutria (2/10), finishing in 30:45.0
rowed the first novice boat to a pair of victories over Miami, Duke and Iowa at the Longhorn Invitational (3/16-18)
victorious over Harvard and Dartmouth in the first novice eight race at the Charles River Challenge (4/14-15), finishing in 7:36.2
helped the first novice eight to a win over Boston and Syracuse at the Charles River Challenge, cruising to a win in 7:09.7
paced the first novice eight boat to victory at the Big 12 Invitational (4/29), completing the race in 07:29.5
participated in the varsity four boat at NCAA South Central Regionals
rowed with the Akademischer Ruderclub Würzburg during the summer of 2007, while studying abroad in Germany.
A varsity letterwinner in track and field at Kingwood High School ... set a school record in the 300-meter hurdles as a sophomore ... qualified for UIL regionals in the hurdles in 2004 ... claimed the 2003 district championship in the 300-meter hurdles and added runner-up honors in 2004 ... earned all-region, state solo and ensemble honors playing the clarinet in the Kingwood band.
Full name is Sara Cottingham ... born June 26, 1988 in Kailua, Hawaii ... is the daughter of Lon and Martha Cottingham ... has one sister, Lara (25) ... three-time member of the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll ... earned undergraduate degree in geography, completing her course work in two years ... admitted to community and regional planning graduate program ... member of Phi Beta Kappa.