May 29, 2008
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) announced their scholar athletes for the 2008 season Wednesday. Junior Heather Lynch of Santa Clara women's crew was named to that list. Lynch posted a 3.844 grade point average for the fall term and has a cumulative GPA of 3.55.
All student-athletes who achieved the criteria described below have been named CRCA National Scholar-Athlete.
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, 2008.
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).