The Washington men’s and women’s rowing teams got off to a successful start on the first day of rowing at the Henley Royal Regatta Wednesday on the Thames River as the UW’s men’s and women’s eights each easily advanced in their respective events.
Washington Rowing and the Henley Royal Regatta each boast a proud tradition together, one that dates back 60 years.
Eight current and former Washington rowers finished up competition at the World Rowing Cup II regatta Sunday on the Danube River in Linz-Ottensheim, Austria. Five of the eight Huskies rowed in A finals.
The Washington men’s rowing team took home the James Ten Eyck Trophy as the overall points winner for the 11th time in the last 12 years, but for the second year in a row, it was Yale that won the national title as winner of the Intercollegiate Rowing Association varsity eight grand final Sunday at Mercer Lake.
The No. 1-ranked Washington men’s rowing team heads to Lake Mercer in West Windsor, N.J., for the 116th Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships this Friday through Sunday. The Huskies will compete in all four heavyweight categories at IRAs. Racing begins at 8 a.m. ET on Friday.
Washington and California, the top two women’s rowing teams in the Pac-12 and in the nation, battled down to the wire at the 2018 NCAA Rowing Championships, finishing first and second in all three grand finals, but the Golden Bears won two out of those three to earn the national title.
The Washington women’s rowing team will compete at the 2018 NCAA Championships May 25-27 in Sarasota, Fla., as the NCAA announced the 22-team field for the regatta today. The No. 1-ranked Huskies, under second-year head coach Yasmin Farooq, earned the top seed in each of the three NCAA races.
For the second year in a row, the Washington men’s and women’s rowing teams won their respective Pac-12 Conference Championships, as the Huskies won nine out of 10 races, including both varsity eight finals, Sunday.
Washington men’s and women’s rowing teams open the 2018 postseason at Lake Natoma in Gold River, Calif., where the Huskies will seek to defend their titles at the Pac-12 Championships this Sunday, May 13.
Sunshine and warm weather brought huge crowds to Lake Washington and the Montlake Cut for the 32nd annual Windermere Cup Regatta Saturday, and those fans were not disappointed as both feature races came down the wire.