Erika  Lauderdale

Erika Lauderdale


Bartlett, Tenn.

High School:


2011-12 - SENIOR:
Spent whole season with the V8+... Rowed the V8+ to a strong regular-season finish at Princeton... Guided the first varsity eight to a fourth-place finish in the petite final of the San Diego Crew Classic... Rowed with V8+, defeating Central Florida on Lake Pickett... In the first race of the spring, won one gold and two silver medals at the Oak Ridge Invitational... Won four gold medals... Took first in both Collegiate 4 and C8 at Chattanooga Head Race... Part of Championship 8 that finished 11th at Head of the Charles Regatta... Finished season with gold medals in both Championship 4 and C8 at Head of the Hooch Regatta...

2010-11 - JUNIOR:
Won first place in V8+ against Minnesota... At Lake Natoma Invitational, raced in the V8+, bringing home one first place finish, and two second place finishes... Against Princeton, finished in fourth place with the V8+... Took home second place at Conference USA in the V8+ racing... Picked up where she left off at the end of the 2010 season, capturing three gold medals...Part of first-place eight boat at Head of the Hooch Regatta...Rowed C8+ to 10th-place finish at Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston...Opened season in style, taking home two gold medals at Chattanooga Head Race, in the eights and fours...

2009-10 - SOPHOMORE:
Named to CRCA All-South Region first team...Tapped as 2009-10 Conference USA Newcomer of the Year...Named to SEC Spring Academic Honor Roll...Spent entire spring season in top V8 boat...Helped Orange and White record victories over Minnesota and Alabama...Part of V8+ shell that won petite final at the 2010 Lake Natoma Invitational...Earned a Conference USA Championship with V8 at Aramark Sprints...Part of eights that competed at 2010 NCAA Championships...Finished her first semester as a member of varsity team with two bronze medals in four races...Helped her C8+ and Champ 4+ crews to third-place times at the Chattanooga Head Race...Earned a 24th-place finish with C8+ shell at Head of the Hooch and then capped the season with eighth-place showing in the Rivanna Romp...

2008-09 - FRESHMAN:
Spent fall season rowing with novice 8+ crew and spring campaign with second varsity four boat...Helped 2V4+ shell garner two runner-up finishes and a third-place finish in dual-races...Member of crew that took silver in D Finals of the 2V4+ race at South/Central Aramark Sprints...Won a bronze medal with novice eight boat at Head of the Tennessee race, then followed with a 16th-place performance at Head of the Hooch...

Graduated from Arlington High School in Arlington, Tenn... Earned four varsity letters and spent one year as captain of soccer team...Took soccer team to four consecutive district and regional titles... Named to TACA All-State Soccer Team in 2005-06 season, and was voted Best Defensive Player for 2007-08 season...Earned one varsity letter in basketball...

Plans to graduate with a degree in exercise science...Has a sister Kelsey...Erika Brooke Lauderdale was born on March 1, 1990, in Memphis, Tenn...Her parents are John and Carol Lauderdale.



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