The Golden Bear Student-Athlete Advisory Committee held the third annual part Oscars, part ESPYs ceremony Monday evening
Cal takes corwn in second varsity eight, varsity four and novice eight grand finals
Golden Bears advance to Sunday's grand final in each race
Golden Bears compete in two-day regatta this weekend
San Diego Crew Classic
California: 2012 (Junior): Named CRCA Scholar Athlete and first team Pac-12 all-academic ... part of the varsity eight that took fifth at the NCAA Championships, won the Pac-12 Championship and beat Washington.
2011 (Sophomore): CRCA Scholar Athlete and a Pac-10 all-academic selection ... rowed on Cal's junior varsity 8+ boat that finished third at the NCAA Championships and second at the Pac-10 Championships.
2010 (Freshman): Rowed on Cal's junior varsity 8+ that placed third at the NCAA Championships and on the varsity 4+ that finished second at the Pac-10 Championships ... works as a peer advisor in the ASC, tutoring in math and english.
Personal: parents are Andrew and Catherine Simpson ... second cousin, Tuck, attended Cal ... hobbies include baking, extreme mountain biking and sewing ... valedictorian at San Domenico High School, graduating cum laude and won the science award ... Virtuoso Program President ... English major ... born in New York, N.Y.
The best part of the university is: I can pursue my diverse interests such as music, sports, math, english and baking.
What sets Cal apart?: The diversity of people pursuing their dreams, and the diversity of opportunities available for the dreamer.