Women's Rowing

    Lisa Sabalvaro
    Lisa  Sabalvaro


    San Francisco, Calif.

    High School:
    Mercy HS





    At USC:
    Lisa Sabalvaro enters her third season on varsity, fourth season in the USC program and first as co-captain...in 2008 Sabalvaro stepped up to be a very important member of the team...coxed the varsity eight at the Pac-10 and at the NCAA Championships, leading the squad to a tenth place overall finish... coxed the varsity eight in their victory over UCLA, continuing the undefeated streak against the Bruins...Sabalvaro began the season coxing the JV eight and led them to a second place finish at the San Diego Crew Classic...coxed the JV eight in victory over Stanford the Stanford Invitational...in 2007, coxed the Third Varsity Eight to victories over LMU and Sacramento State... called the closest race of the season as the Trojan Third Varsity Eight won the women's open division Carley Copley Cup at the 2007 San Diego Crew Classic... coxed the Varsity Four in wins at the Charles River Challenge and over UCLA... called the race for the JV Eight at the Pac-10 Championships, taking third and the bronze medal, contributing to USC's first Pac-10 Conference team championship... coxed the JV Eight to a top finish in the petite final at the NCAA Championships for seventh place overall...in 2006, coxed the Novice Eight in the San Diego Crew Classic to a second place finish in the petite final... coxed the Varsity Four against Michigan, Ohio State and UCLA and in the 2006 Pac-10 Championships in which they won the petite finals.

    Rowing Highlights:
    Sabalvaro coxed the light eight boat and fours with the nationally ranked Pacific Rowing Club in the Southwest Junior Rowing Conference for three years (2002-2005).

    Lisa Marie Sabalvaro was born in San Francisco, Calif... a 2005 graduate of Mercy High in San Francisco, Calif... has one brother, Robert... a life member of both the National Honor Society and the California Scholarship Federation... lists her mother's home cooking as her favorite thing to eat... her favorite movie is Remember the Titans... would like to visit Italy, Greece and Australia... majoring in Communications... hopes to pursue a career in the sports industry.