Drake Relays Auction
Bri Varela
Position: Coxswain
Height: 5'1"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Olathe, Kan.
High School: Olathe Northwest
Experience: 1 Letter

2012-13 —Cox for the varsity four boat that finished fourth at the MAAC Championship ... cox for the varsity four B boat that beat St. Thomas at the Drake Invitational ... cox for the varsity boat and the novice boat that placed second and fourth, respectively at the Upper Midwest Championships ... rower for sixth place novice four team at Head of the Iowa Regatta...rower for novice four team that placed first and novice eight that was second at Head of the Mississippi...member of fourth place women's club novice fourand third place women's collegiate novice eight boats at Head of the Des Moines Regatta.

High School — Collected Level 9 state gymnastics champion honors and qualified for National Gymnastics Championship as a member of Diamond Gymnastics...member of National Honor Society...graduated in top 10% of class.

Personal — Elementary education major...honored with the MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence award in 2012-13...daughter of Joaquin and Juleen Varela...father played football at North Central College...sister to Josh and Lexie...born in June, 1994 in Illinois.