Washington 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 ... Placed second in one second varsity eight race and one varsity eight race against Michigan and Ohio State ... Rowed in the second varsity eight that finished second at the Big 12 Championship ... Placed third in the second varsity eight race at the Conference USA Championship.
Awards and Honors
Member of the 2011 Big 12Academic 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 six seat of the second varsity eight ... Led team to second place overall finish at Big 12 Championships in the second varsity eight ... Rowed six seat of the second varsity eight in a tri-meet against Michigan and Indiana...Rowed in the four seat of the second varsity eight that finished fifth in the petite final at the San Diego Crew Classic ... Claimed wins over Louisville and UCF at the Longhorn Invitational in the second varsity eight ... Rowed six seat in the second varsity eight at the OU Invitational, claiming wins over Tulsa, Kansas, Creighton and SMU.
Placed seventh overall in the south region at the NCAA South/Central Regionals ... Finished sixth in the "B" finals after placing third in the preliminary heat at the 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 varsity eight in the two seat ... Earned a silver medal at the SIRA Championships in the two seat ... Rowed in the two seat to defeat Alabama and Old Dominion in a trimeet in Tuscaloosa, Ala. ... Placed second in the Cal Cup at the San Diego Crew Classic in the two seat ... Rowed in the bow seat to defeat Kansas State in dual racing at the Longhorn Invitational ... Recorded wins over Tulsa, SMU, Creighton and Kansas in dual racing at the OU Invitational in the two seat.
Rowed in the five seat to finish third in the novice eight at the Head of the Hooch.
Participated in basketball and track ... Placed sixth at the state track meet in discus throw in 2009 ... Regional champion in discus in 2008 ... Basketball team won state titles in 2004 and 2005.
Full name is Rebecca Nicole Winchester ... Parents are Mike and Pam Winchester ... Has four siblings: Carolyn, James, Emily and Kaitlyn ... Father played football at OU... Sister, Carolyn, played basketball at OU ... Brother, James, plays football at OU ... Health and exercise science major.