Women's Rowing

    Sasha Varekova
    Sasha  Varekova


    Olomouc, Czech Republic

    High School:
    Gymnazium Olomouc-Hejcin




    USC Rowing Finishes 14th at NCAA Championships

    The Trojans' varsity eight took fourth in the I Eights Grand Final for a 10th-place overall finish


    USC Varsity Eight Moves Ahead to NCAA Petite Final

    The second varsity eight and varsity four placed into C finals at the NCAA rowing championships


    USC Completes First Day at NCAA Rowing Championships

    The Trojans' varsity eight advanced to the A/B semifinals following the first day of competition at Lake Natoma


    No. 12 USC Finishes Fifth at Pac-12 Championships

    The Women of Troy took third in the varsity eight final


    No. 12 USC Sweeps Away No. 20 UCLA in Crosstown Dual

    The Trojans maintained their undefeated record over the crosstown rival Bruins in a 7-0 sweep

    THIS SEASON: Varekova enters her junior season competing for the Women of Troy.

    NATIONAL TEAM/CLUB: Varekova competed on the Czech Junior National Team…Holds the Czech record on the ergometer per 200m in the Junior B category (7:08, 9 min./200m)….Competed in the 2011, 2012 and 2013 European Rowing Junior Championships. 

    PERSONAL: Alexandra 'Sasha' Varekova was born in July 16, 1996, in Sternberk, Czech Republic…Daughter of Vladimir Vareka…Has one brother, Viktor and two sisters, Barbora and Gabriela…Both sisters are both former members of the USC rowing team…Lists the Hunger Games and American Beauty as her favorite movies…Enjoys chocolate and Italian food…Asipires to be a television or film producer.

    Date Boat Seat Race Location Time Finish
    Feb. 28 V8 Bow USC v. San Diego State Mission Bay, Calif. 05:19.6 1st
    April 16 2V8 7 USC v. Princeton and Yale Lake Carnegie, N.J.  07:02.1 3rd
    April 30 1V8 5 2016 USC-UCLA Dual Los Angeles, Calif.  06:35.7 1st 
    May 15 1V8 5 PAC-12 Championships Gold River, Calif. 06:29.8 3rd 
    May 27 1V8 3 NCAA Championships - Heat 1 Gold River, Calif. 06:25.2 3rd
    May 27 1V8 5 NCAA Championships - Repechange 1 Gold River, Calif. 06:30.9 2nd
    May 28 1V8 5 NCAA Championships - A/B Semifinal 2 Gold River, Calif. 06:25.4 5th
    May 29 1V8 5 NCAA Championships - Petite Final Gold River, Calif. 06:28.5 4th
    Mar. 28 2V8 6 San Diego Crew Classic Mission Bay, Calif. 06:51.3 1st
    Mar. 29 2V8 6 San Diego Crew Classic Mission Bay, Calif. 06:48.4 3rd
    April 11 2V8 6 USC-UCLA Dual Marina Del Rey, Calif.  06:31.6 2nd
    May 3 2V8 6 Princeton Dual Lake Carnegie, N.J.  06:37.1 1st
    May 17 2V8 6 PAC-12 Championships Gold River, Calif. 06:56.5 5th
    May 29 2V8 6 NCAA Championships - Repechange Gold River, Calif. 06:47.0 43rd
    May 29 2V8 6 NCAA Championships - Preliminary Heats Gold River, Calif. 06:47.6 4th
    May 30 2V8 6 NCAA Championships - C/D Semifinals Gold River, Calif. 06:55.1 2nd
    May 31 2V8 6 NCAA Championships - C Final Gold River, Calif. 06:44.2 4th