AUSTIN, Texas -- The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) named Texas senior rower Courtney MacIntosh First Team All-Region for the 2006 season. The is the first All-Region accolades for MacIntosh and the sixth consecutive year a Longhorn has been honored by the CRCA.
MacIntosh also earned CRCA National Scholar Athlete honors in 2006 for the second time in her career as one of three Longhorns so honored. She served as the stroke in the No. 8 seat in the first varsity eight boat. MacIntosh, a native of Canada, is currently training to earn a spot on the Canadian National Rowing team. She will compete at open team trials on a single scull from June 9-11 in London, Ontario.
The All-Region awards recognize the outstanding performances of rowers from each of the five Division I regions, organized into first- and second-team selections. Under Texas rowing head coach Carie Graves, 14 UT rowers have earned CRCA All-Region honors (seven first team and seven second team) in eight years.
In her last collegiate competition, MacIntosh helped the UT varsity to a sixth-place (7:06.30) finish in the "C" final of the 10th-annual South/Central Regionals on May 14 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
Also in 2006, MacIntosh posted her first-ever victories in singles races, winning the Head of the Oklahoma on Oct. 2 (00:17.23) before taking top honors at the Head of the Colorado (23:13.37) on Nov. 1.
Texas wrapped up its 2006 schedule at the South/Central regional sprints - the qualifying meet prior to the NCAA National Championships on May 14. UT accumulated 136 points to finish 15th overall and seventh among all the South Region teams.