Fresh off a win in the annual Windermere Cup, UW women’s rowing coach Yaz Farooq joined Q13 Fox Sports Director Aaron Levine in-studio on Sunday night to recap the big win and look ahead to the upcoming Pac-12 and NCAA Championships.
A realization gained Friday night paid off big time Saturday morning when the Washington men’s varsity eight rowed to a decisive victory over members of the German National Team in the final race of the 33rd annual Windermere Cup.
Yaz Farooq didn’t really believe the scouting report she got three years ago from UW men’s rowing coach Michael Callahan.
The Seattle Times: No. 1 Husky women win three of four races over Cal, but Bears rally in varsity eight
Just because it wasn’t perfect didn’t mean it wasn’t a great morning for the Washington women’s crew team. The top-ranked Huskies won three of four races against No. 2 California in their dual match on the Montlake Cut, with the Golden Bears avoiding the sweep by rallying to win the varsity eight, the final event…
It was a memorable win in what Michael Callahan, coach of the Washington men’s rowing team, considers one of the most important races of the year.
The Seattle Times: Husky rowing teams kick off drive for another national title at Class Day Regatta
With a win already on their records, the Washington men’s and women’s rowing teams honored history Saturday by racing in the 118th edition of the Class Day Regatta, the traditional kickoff of UW’s rowing season.
It all began with happenstance meeting with a Greek rowing legend. Sofia Asoumanaki was 16 and vacationing with her family on a beach in Greece when Greek Olympic medalist and now rowing coach Vasileios Polymeros noticed her playing volleyball.
Andrew Gaard looks more like a mechanical engineer than someone named the top under-23 rower in the country. But the University of Washington senior is both.
The cover story of the February 2019 Rowing Magazine features Husky Katelin Guregian. Read the story here.