Anita  McLure

Anita McLure


Signal Mountain, Tenn.

High School:
Red Bank


Biomedical Engineering

2012-13 - Senior
  • Named to the 2012-13 C-USA Honor Roll, a honor awarded to student-athlete's maintaining a 3.0 GPA or better
  • At Conference USA Championships held on Melton Hill Lake, placed third in the V8+ with a time of 6:37.88.
  • In the regular season finale, part of the V8+ which placed fourth against Princeton, Dartmouth and Penn with a time of 6:45.0
  • In the Clemson Invitational, rowed with the first varsity eight and placed fourth with times of 6:46.4 and 6:32.6. Finished in fourth place on Sunday with time of 6:57.7.
  • At The Ohio State Invitational, placed second in both varsity eight races with times of 7:23.7 and 7:33.85, respectively.
  • Placed second against Louisville in the 2V8+ with a time of 6 minutes and 39.5 seconds
  • Rowed in the 2V8+ against Minnesota with a time of 6 minutes and 40.8 seconds on the 2000-meter course
  • In fall finale, placed eighth in the Open 8 at the Head of the Hooch Regatta in Chattanooga with a time of 17 minutes and 24.5 seconds
  • At the Secret City Head Race in Oak Ridge, placed first in the Varsity 4, completing the course in 19 minutes and 56.234 seconds
  • Finished second with a time of 16 minutes and 32.15 seconds in the Collegiate 8+ at the Chattanooga Head Race
  • Also placed sixth in the Collegiate 4+ with a time of 20 minutes and 7.39 seconds

2011-12 - Junior
  • Lifted Tennessee to the 2012 C-USA Championship by helping her V8+ shell to the first varsity eight title
  • Rowed with the V8+, finishing the regular season strong at No. 7 Princeton
  • Rowed with the 2V8+ at Michigan
  • Helped the 2V8+ to a fifth-place petite-final finish at the San Diego Crew Classic
  • Competed with the 2V8+, defeating C-USA foe Central Florida on Lake Pickett
  • Rowed in the 2V8+ at the Oak Ridge Invitational, finishing with one gold and two silver medals
  • Won gold in both Collegiate 4+ and C8+ at Chattanooga Head Race
  • Coxed Championship 8+ to 11th place at the Head of the Charles
  • Guided Championship 8+ to eighth and C4+ to 11th at Head of the Hooch

2010-11 - Sophomore
  • Raced in Open 4+ against Minnesota, taking a second
  • Won in V4+ against Louisville in bow seat
  • At Lake Natoma Invitational, raced in V4+, bringing home three second place finishes
  • At Princeton, raced in bow seat of V4+, finishing in third
  • At C-USA regionals, raced in bow seat of V4+, finishing second overall
  • Took home bronze medal at Chattanooga Head Race as part of Collegiate 8+
  • Part of C8+ that finished 16th at Head of the Hooch Regatta
2009-10 - Freshman
  • Member of Novice 8+ boat for most of freshman campaign
  • Finished fifth at SIRA Regatta
  • Finished fifth in petite final at 2010 South/Central Aramark Sprints
  • Posted second-place finishes against Dartmouth and Alabama

High School
  • Graduated from Red Bank High School
  • Was class salutatorian
  • Finished with a 4.0 GPA
  • Played volleyball, track, cross country and basketball
  • Served as captain for both the track and cross country team during her senior year
  • Led her team to region cross country championships from 2007-09
  • Majoring in biomedical engineering
  • Chose Tennessee over Georgia Tech, Virginia Tech and Mercer
  • Was a high school teammate of former Lady Vol track legend Phoebe Wright
  • What she loves most about Lady Vol rowing is the challenge it gives her and the team atmosphere
  • She loves Tennessee because of the fall and spring weather
  • She rows on port side
  • Her 2K erg time is 7:50
  • Has three siblings: Matthew, Abigail, and Nathan


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