Washington’s men’s and women’s rowing teams are hard at work as the start of the 2023 spring season grows nearer each day. The traditional start to the Washington rowing season comes each year with Class Day.
The Seattle Times: Washington sweeps NCAA women’s rowing national championship for second time in three years
When Washington junior Marley Avritt, the coxswain for the varsity eight, saw her crew fall to last in the six-team grand final of the NCAA Women’s Rowing Championships on Sunday, she figured something magical had to happen.
The Washington women have returned to the top of the collegiate rowing world as the top-ranked Huskies swept all three grand finals to win the NCAA Championship Sunday. The Huskies won what will surely be a legendary varsity eight grand final before earning victories in the second eights and the fours.
Washington’s men’s rowing team won the James Ten Eyck overall points championship for the 12th time in the last 13 years, but for the third year in a row, Yale took home the Intercollegiate Rowing Association national championship with a win in the varsity eight grand final Sunday at Lake Natoma.
The No. 2-ranked Washington men’s rowing team returns to Lake Natoma in Gold River, Calif., for the 117th Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships this Friday through Sunday, May 31-June 2.
The No. 1-ranked Washington women’s rowing team heads to Indianapolis this week for the 2019 NCAA Rowing Championships. The 23rd NCAA regatta will be held at the Indianapolis Rowing Center at Eagle Creek Park.
Washington rowing coaches Yasmin Farooq and Michael Callahan swept Pac-12 Coach of the Year honors for the third year in a row, and Husky Ben Davison earned Pac-12 Men’s Athlete of the Year, as the conference announced its postseason honors today.
Washington rowing coaches Michael Callahan and Yasmin Farooq swept Pac-12 Coach of the Year honors for the third year in a row, and Husky Ben Davison earned Pac-12 Men’s Athlete of the Year, as the conference announced its postseason honors today.
For the third year in a row, the UW men’s and women’s rowing teams won Pac-12 Championships today. The men won all five races and the women came back from a third-place finish in the varsity eight race to earn the team title, thanks to their winning performances in the second and third varsity eight and the varsity four races.
The annual Windermere Cup and Opening Day Regatta, the jewel of the UW Rowing teams’ home schedule, has come and gone. And, thanks to some great rowing and terrific weather, it was another successful first-Saturday-in-May on Montlake Cut. Here’s a look back at the week: