Alexandra Santella
Alexandra Santella
Height: 5-9
Year: So.
Hometown: Stockton, Calif.
Position: port/stbd

As a sophomore (2013): Named the varsity squad’s most inspirational rower…began the season in the second varsity eight, rowing in the seven seat in two races with the boat…was elevated to the varsity eight at the San Diego Crew Classic, and rowed with the top boat in each of its final nine races of the season…sat in the seven seat five times, and the four seat on four occasions…finished the season in the seven seat at the Dad Vail Regatta…one of six Hornets to receive the National Scholar-Athlete Award, given to rowers with a 3.5 or higher cumulative grade point average.

As a freshman (2012): Competed with the second varsity eight in all but one spring race, helping the boat to a silver medal at the WIRA Championships…raced three times at stroke, four times in the seven seat, and finished the year in the three seat…sat at three at the WIRA Championships…one of just two freshmen that competed in the second varsity eight at WIRA’s.

Personal: A health science major…posted a 7:35.4 on the 2,000-meter ergometer test.