Three Washington rowers won gold medals and a fourth won silver Friday on the final day of the World Rowing Under-23 Championships in Rotterdam.
Former Washington rower Sarah Dougherty ’16 won a championship in the women’s four, one of two events in which she’s competing at the World Rowing Under-23 Championships in Rotterdam.
Former Washington rower Fiona Gammond ’15 won a gold medal in the Great Britain women’s four Saturday, wrapping up a strong week for UW alumni at the World Rowing Championships in Rotterdam.
A new PBS American Experience documentary film, “The Boys of ’36,” based on the book “The Boys in the Boat,” which details the story of the Washington crew that won gold at the 1936 Olympics, made its Seattle debut Tuesday at Meany Hall on the UW campus.
Sarah Dougherty and Marlee Blue have been named to the USRowing Under-23 team that will travel to the U23 World Championships next month in Rotterdam, USRowing has announced.
Josh Gautreau, Melisa Ongun and Colin Sykes have been named to the Washington’s women’s rowing coaching staff, new head coach Yasmin Farooq announced July 21. Gautreau comes to the UW from the University of Virginia and will serve as the Huskies’ lead recruiter. Ongun joins the Husky program after having worked on the staff at…
Six current Washington men’s rowers won their events at the USRowing Under-23 Trials at Mercer Lake Wednesday to earn a place at the U-23 World Championships in Rotterdam in August.
A total of 13 Washington rowers and coxswains have earned a place on the 2016 Intercollegiate Rowing Association All-Academic Team, USRowing announced today. To be eligible for recognition, a student-athlete must have a cumulative GPA of 3.35 or higher, completed one full year at their institution, be a letter winner and competed at the 2016…
Danielle Hansen, who just wrapped up her junior season at the University of Washington this past spring, has earned a spot on the United States Paralympic Rowing Team, which will compete in the 2016 Paralympic Games this September in Rio Di Janeiro.
Longtime U.S. National Team coxswain Yasmin Farooq has been named the head women’s rowing coach at the University of Washington, UW director of athletics Jennifer Cohen announced today.