Jeffers, Stevens Named CRCA First Team All-Americans

June 5, 2006

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Maria Stevens and Rachel Jeffers have been named Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association first team All-Americans. Stevens, who recently completed her outstanding career at Yale, was honored for the third straight year, while Jeffers, who finished her junior year this spring, earned the honor for the second straight year.

Stevens and Jeffers were both members of the Yale varsity eight that was ranked eighth in the final CRCA national poll. The Bulldogs went 9-2 in the regular season, finished third in the Grand Final at the EAWRC Sprints and fourth in the Petite Final at the NCAA Championships.

Report filed by Tim Bennett, Yale Sports Publicity