MIT Showcases Talent at US Rowing Club National ChampionshipCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The MIT rowing program saw six current student-athletes, two incoming freshmen, and one alumna compete at the 2010 US Rowing Club National Championship held July 14-18 in Oak Ridge, Tenn. Kate Hoff ’08, Richard Suarez ’11, Lucas Goodman ’11, Ben Potash ’14, and Andrew Schlaepfer ’14 earned medals while Lauren Ayers ’13, Meghan Dow ’12, Katie Everett ’12, and Clare Flanagan ’11 turned in solid performances.
MIT Finishes 11th in Directors’ Cup RankingsCAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Coming on the heels of one of the most successful campaigns in Institute history, MIT placed 11th among all Division III schools in the National Association of College Directors of Athletics (NACDA) annual Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. This was the highest ranking for the Engineers in the 14-year history of the program and the first time they were the best performers in the New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC).
Patriot League Announces Womens Rowing Academic Honor RollCAMBRIDGE, Mass. Following its first season as an associate member of the Patriot League, the MIT womens openweight crew program saw 16 athletes earn a spot on the conferences Academic Honor Roll. A total of 108 student-athletes were recognized as Patriot League champion Bucknell University led the way with 33 honors, followed by the College of the Holy Cross (21), and the U.S. Naval Academy (20).
Openweight Crew Announces Class of 2014CAMBRIDGE, Mass. Nine experienced rowers will join the womens openweight crew this fall as part of the Class of 2014. This marks the third year in a row that more than a full boats worth of recruited freshmen have entered the program. The new talent will help form the deepest squad in recent memory.
Eight Engineers Named CRCA Scholar AthletesCAMBRIDGE, Mass. Eight members of the MIT women's crew teams have been recognized by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) as National Scholar Athletes for the 2010 season. As the primary coaches association for womens rowing, the CRCA recognizes student-athletes for their efforts on the water and in the classroom.
MIT Places Two on All-Patriot League Rowing TeamsCENTER VALLEY, Pa.Eighteen student-athletes were named to the 2010 All-Patriot League Rowing Team, all of whom participated in the 2010 Patriot League Rowing Championship that took place on Sunday. Engineers Catherine Crowley and Phoebe Henderson represented MIT on this year's teams.
Openweight Varsity Eight Goes Undefeated at George Washington InviteWASHINGTON, D.C. The MIT womens openweight crew traveled to the Potomac River for its second regatta of the season, the George Washington Invitational. On Friday, Techs varsity eight tied Georgetown University, then defeated both George Washington University and the University of Dayton on Saturday.
Women's Openweights Take Third in Season OpenerWORCESTER, Mass. The MIT womens openweight crew opened up its spring racing season with a third-place finish in Worcester on Saturday. The two varsity eights faced off against host Holy Cross, as well as University of Massachusetts-Amherst, University of Hew Hampshire and Williams College.
Openweight Crew Set to Begin Spring SeasonCAMBRIDGE, Mass. Fresh from a productive spring break of training last week, the womens openweight crew is looking forward to opening its spring racing this weekend. Now an associate member of the Patriot League, the team will compete in a conference championship for the first time since becoming Division I, while still concluding the traditional season at the prestigious Eastern Sprints.
Openweight Women Ranked 3rd in Patriot League Preseason PollCENTER VALLEY, Pa.--Bucknell claimed eight first-place votes and 48 overall points to finish first in the 2010 Patriot League Rowing Preseason Poll. Navy garnered the other four first-place votes and earned 44 points to finish second in the poll. Patriot League newcomer MIT was picked third with 34 points.
Openweight Crew Joins Patriot League as an Associate MemberCENTER VALLEY, Pa. Carolyn Schlie Femovich, Patriot League Executive Director, and Julie Soriero, DAPER Department Head and Athletic Director, announced Friday the addition of MIT as an associate member in the sport of womens rowing. The Engineers will begin competing in the Patriot League during the 2010 campaign, including the Patriot League Rowing Championship to be held on Sunday, April 25 on the Cooper River in Camden County, N.J.
Tech Concludes Fall With Foot of the CharlesCAMBRIDGE, Mass. The womens openweight crew wrapped up its fall racing season at home with the Foot of the Charles on Saturday. Originally a scrimmage for local teams, the regatta has grown into a competitive event that marks the end of fall racing for many teams throughout New England.
Womens Openweight Crew Earns Mixed Results at PrincetonCAMBRIDGE, Mass. For its second regatta of the year the womens openweight crew traveled to the Princeton Chase this past weekend. The varsity eight placed 25th of 55 entries despite an equipment malfunction, and the novice eight finished 10th of 16.
Tech Opens Season with Head of the CharlesCAMBRIDGE, Mass. The womens openweight Crew opened its 2009-2010 season this weekend at home, racing in the 45th annual Head of the Charles Regatta. The competition is the largest regatta in the world, and MIT serves as host as well as competitor.
Openweight Crew Welcomes Class of 2013CAMBRIDGE, Mass. For the second year in a row the womens openweight crew welcomes into the fold more than a full boats worth of recruited freshmen. The young blood will join the deepest and most talented varsity squad in recent memory, raising hopes of new competitive heights for the squad in the coming season.