Women's Rowing

    Lauren Liedel
    Lauren  Liedel


    Vienna, Va.

    High School:
    National Cathedral School





    Eight Trojan Rowers Receive Pac-12 All-Academic Honors

    Four USC rowers earned first-team recognition with one second-team nod and three honorable mention Trojans


    USC Four Takes Second at Pacific Coast Rowing Championships

    The Trojans' second varsity four completed the Lake Natoma course in 7:30.50 just three seconds out of first place


    No. 1 USC and No. 5 UCLA Set to Race in Annual Dual

    The Women of Troy and the Bruins will race on the waters of Ballona Creek in Marina Del Rey on Saturday, May 4


    Top-Ranked Women of Troy Claim Natoma Invitational Title

    USC's varsity eight boat cleared the finish line ahead of Cal and Stanford to give the Trojans Natoma's crown


    No. 1 USC Speeds Through First Day of Lake Natoma Invitational

    The top-ranked Women of Troy rowed to seven wins out of nine races on Saturday

    Lauren Liedel enters her second year with the Trojans and will row from either the port or starboard side.

    As a freshman, Liedel rowed out of the seven seat in the novice eight and helped the Trojans to a third-place finish in the petite final at the San Diego Crew Classic. Liedel also rowed with the novice eight in the UCLA dual and at the Pac-12 Championships. The top novice eight boat finished third at the Head of the American and second at the Newport Autumn Rowing Festival.

    Liedel rowed for four years with the Thompson Boat Club under head coaches Kirk Shipley and Ryan Barone. She is a two-time national champion with gold medals in both the 8+ and 4+ at the 2009 USRowing Club National Championships. She also took home a gold medal in the 8+ at the Virginia State Rowing Championships in 2009. Liedel won silver medals in both 2008 and 2010 in the Virginia State Championships. She also rowed with the Occoquan Juniors Rowing Club for two years prior to joining TBC. At National Cathedral School, Liedel lettered in rowing for four years where she was an All-Met honorable mention as a senior in 2011. She was captain of the NCS varsity crew as a senior and also played volleyball for a year and served as a team captain.

    Lauren Taylor Liedel was born on Sept. 7, 1993, in Chicago, Ill.... parents are Chris and Diann Liedel... nickname is Sunshine... father Chris played water polo at Bowling Green... uncle Jeff Liedel also played water polo for Bowling Green... enjoys fashion design, dance, scuba diving, and star-gazing in her spare time... double-majoring in archaeology and philosophy with a minor in classics.