AT UCONN: Is in her fourth season as a member of the team and is team tri-captain ... coxed the junior varsity eight in the fall of 2009. 2008-09: Competed as coxswain of the junior varsity and varsity eights; finished the season as coxswain of the varsity eight. 2007-08: Coxed the varsity four and the junior varsity eight. 2006-07: Began the season as the coxswain of the novice eight; also coxed for the second varsity eight and the novice four.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Wamogo Regional High School in Litchfield, Conn. ... earned three letters in rowing in high school and a two-time captain and Oarsman of the Year. PERSONAL: Leah D. Masopust ... horticulture and agricultural resource economics double major ... born on January 1, 1988.
PLANS AFTER GRADUATION: "After graduation, I plan to join the horticulture industry as grower of ornamental plants."
MASOPUST ON ROWING AT UCONN: "Throughout my years as a Husky, UConn rowing has provided me with wonderful friends and opportunities for success. I will certainly miss the sunrises, the last 500 and the best paddle ever back to the dock. My experiences at UConn have been rewarding both on and off the water, and I will keep these memories with me always."