Elizabeth Lenczowski
Elizabeth Lenczowski
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lafayette, Calif.
High School: Miramonte
Major: Biomedical Engineering

Senior • 2014

Team captain ... Rowed the second seat with the varsity eight all season, helping the crew to an undefeated regular season and the EAWRC Sprints and IRA Championships titles … CRCA Pocock Lightweight All-American … Named the IRA Crew of the Year … Helped set a new course record at EAWRC Sprints (6:26.536) … Part of the crew that defeated four of the top seven squads at the Lightweight Invitational to overtake the No. 1 spot in the country … Helped break the school record at the Head of the Charles (17:15.232) and finished first overall of collegiate squads.

Junior • 2013

Rowed the stroke seat for the first varsity all season, including five wins and a second-place finish at the IRA National Championship … Part of the boat that won the lightweight eights race at the Head of the Charles (16:58.83), a first for Harvard at the regatta (Oct. 20) … Helped Radcliffe produce the largest margin of victory, 8.259 seconds, in the Eastern Sprints first varsity race since 1996.

Sophomore • 2012

Rowed for the varsity eight all season … Helped the varsity eight take bronze at the IRA National Championships, the first medal the Radcliffe lightweight crew has captured since 2006 … Contributed to third-place finish at the EAWRC Sprint, the lightweight varsity’s third straight bronze … Rowed in win over Princeton to reclaim the Class of 1999 Cup for the first time since 2009 … Topped MIT by over 30 seconds in a lightweight crew sweep to take the Muri Cup … Finished third against No. 2 Wisconsin and No. 1 Stanford in the grand final of a six-team regatta on the Charles River … Contributed to win over Georgetown.

Before Harvard

Attended Miramonte High School … Stroked silver-medal entry in the women's heavyweight eight at the 2010 USRowing Youth National Championships ... Took part in the USRowing national High Performance Sculling Camp in 2009 ... Earned gold in the novice eight at the Southwest Junior Regional Championships in 2008 … Won gold at the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta, rowing in the women’s varsity eight in 2009 … Won bronze rowing in the lightweight eight in 2009 and silver in 2010 at the San Diego Crew Classic … Scholar athlete in cross country and lacrosse in 2006-08 … Member of the CSF Honor Society.