Simpson garners conference academic laurels for third-straight year
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): Pac-12 all-academic honorable mention ... a member of the junior varsity eight that took third at the NCAA Championships, won the Pac-12 Championship and beat Stanford and Washington.
2011 (Sophomore): Named to the Pac-10 all-academic team ... rowed on the Bears' varsity 4+ boat that took first at the NCAA Championships and the Pac-10 Championships.
Personal: Rowed for Deep Water and Delta Blades Crew ... competed on the USRowing Development Team in 2007 and was a Scholastic National gold medalist in 2007 ... made the Honor Roll all four years at Edison Senior High School ... parents are Gonzalo Mancho and Elinor Banks ... mother, Elinor, played college basketball and throughout Europe ... sociology major.