Christina  Dobratz

Christina Dobratz


Portland, Ore.

High School:
Westview H.S.





"Nina is now one of our more experienced rowers. After a year of learning about the program and various roles of each crew within it, she is in a position to guide herself and her teammates toward desired outcomes. She has taken steps to become a larger player within the group, and the team needs her to continue to do so as the stakes are raised through the winter and spring."


FALL 2005: Led her boats to three wins in the fall...Opened the fall with two golds at the Chattanooga Head Race, first in the Championship 8+ before teaming with Lauren Wells to take top honors in the Championship Two...Also rowed with the second-place crew in the Championship Four in the season-opening race...Part of gold-winning Championship Eight shell at the Head of the Hooch...Competed with the Championship 8+ crew that finished 12th at the Head of the Charles...Rowed in two races at the fall-ending Rivanna Romp, helping Championship 8+ crew to a ninth-place finish and the Championship Four to an eighth-place showing...

2004-05: Began her collegiate career with a splash, claiming a seat on the Club Eight shell that finished second at the Head of the Charles in Boston, Mass...Teamed with Genevieve Collins to claim gold in the Open 2- at the Head of the Tennessee...The duo also finished fourth in the Championship Two at the Chattanooga Head Race...Rowed in the second Varsity Eight shell during the spring...Led squads to wins over Minnesota and Louisville to start the year...Also helped teams to second-place showings against Virginia and Washington State and at the Aramark Sprints/NCAA Central and South Regionals...Earned a spot on the Southeastern Conference Freshman Academic Honor Roll and the Lady Vol Honor Roll...


Graduated from Westview High School in 2004 as an honor student while also participating in the National Honor Society, and student government as well as being named an "Outstanding Student of America"...Also earned varsity letters in cross country and track & field...


Currently enrolled at UT as a business major...Has played the drums for five years and is currently learning how to play the guitar...Has one sister, Heidi, 16...Christina Beth Dobratz was born on Dec. 9, 1985, in Athens, Greece...Her parents are Tim and Molly Dobratz.



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