Westerville Central High School
Earned Academic All-Big 12 Second Team honors ... Named to the Conference USA Academic Honor Roll ... Finished first three times and second once in four races in the second varsity eight at the OU Invitational ... Finished first in three of the four second varsity eight races at the Longhorn Invitational ... Rowed in the second varsity eight race that placed fourth at the San Diego Crew Classic ... Rowed in the varsity eight that placed second in two races against Michigan and Ohio State ... Placed second in the second varsity four race at the Big 12 Championship ... Rowed in the second varsity eight that placed third at the Conference USA Championship.
Awards and Honors
Member of the 2011 Big 12 Academic At-Large Team.
Finished fifth in the grand final of the Oak Ridge Invitational in the second varsity eight ... Finished third in the grand final at the Conference USA Championships in the five seat of the second varsity eight ... Helped lead team to second place overall finish at Big 12 Championships in the second varsity eight ...Stroke seat in the second varsity eight to finish fifth in the petite final at the San Diego Crew Classic ... Claimed a win over Iowa at the Longhorn Invitational in the second varsity eight ... Rowed stroke seat in the second varsity eight at the OU Invitational, claiming wins over Tulsa, Kansas, Creighton and SMU.
Rowed in the championship eight "A" and the championship four "B" at the Head of the Hooch ... Rowed as a member of the open eight "B" at the Head of the Colorado, finishing third ... Member of the collegiate eight "B" and collegiate four "A" in the Head of the Oklahoma, claiming first at the petite final and fourth at the grand final respectively.
Placed seventh overall in the south region at the NCAA South/Central Regionals ... Finished fourth in the "C" finals after placing first in the "C/D" semifinal at the NCAA South/Central Regionals ... Member of the second-place team at the Big 12 Championship ... Placed second at the Big 12 Championship as a member of the first novice eight at the bow seat ... Earned a silver medal at the SIRA Championships at the stroke position ... Finished second in the Grand Final at the San Diego Crew Classic at the seven seat ... Rowed at the seven seat to defeat Kansas State, Louisville and UCF in dual racing at the Longhorn Invitational.
Rowed at the two seat to place second in varsity four against SMU ... Placed 12th in the collegiate eight stampede qualifier and fourth in the Petite Final at the three seat at the Head of the Oklahoma ... Finished 23rd in the collegiate four stampede at the bow seat at the Head of the Oklahoma ... Finished 32nd at the bow seat at the Head of the Charles ... Placed 12th in the championship eight at the bow seat at the Head of the Hooch ... Placed third in the open eight at the bow seat at the Head of the Colorado.
Member of the Westerville Rowing Club for five years ... Team captain 2008-09 ... Placed fifth at youth nationals in 2006-07 ... Placed 10th at youth nationals in 2007-08 ... Placed 12th at youth nationals in 2008-09 ... Also participated in swimming ... A member of the honor roll and merit roll all four years of high school.
Parents are Danette and Bob LaFollette ... Has two siblings, Abbey (twin) and Andrew ... Father wrestled at Taylor University ... Anthropology major.