Saturday, March 25, marks 116th year of the Class Day Regatta. Races begin at 10 a.m. PT.
Washington women’s rowing enjoyed a successful start to their 2017 spring season, sweeping the University of Southern California in three races Saturday morning on Lake Las Vegas. The first varsity eight, second varsity eight, and varsity four all won their respective races over USC with open water.
Washington Rowing, along with Windermere Real Estate, welcomes the Shanghai men’s and women’s High-Performance Rowing teams from China as the headlining opponent for the 31st annual Windermere Cup, scheduled for Saturday, May 6, 2017.
On Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017 Washington Rowing honored the 40th anniversary of the Washington men’s rowing team winning the Grand Challenge Cup at the 1977 Henley Royal Regatta. A shell dubbed the ‘Grand Challenger’ was christened to celebrate the achievement of the ’77 crew.
Washington Rowing will hold its annual banquet on Friday, March 24, to kick off the 2017 rowing season featuring keynote speakers Eric Cohen, ’82, and Gail Stewart Bowser, ’84.
Sarah Keller, former Assistant Athletic Director for Facilities and Compliance at the Virginia Military Institute, will join the Washington Rowing program as the new Director of Operations, head coaches Michael Callahan and Yasmin Farooq announced Tuesday.
The Washington women’s rowing program enjoyed a dominant performance at the Head of the Lake this Sunday on Lake Washington, highlighted by the first place finish in the women’s championship eight race.
Washington’s Rowing men’s crew’s two primary goals at the Head of the Lake Regatta were to build team depth and challenge its top oarsmen. For this regatta, the Huskies created two equal top eights the “Purple” and “White” boats.
The Washington women’s and men’s crews will compete at the Head of the Lake this Sunday, Nov. 6, on the Huskies’ home waters. The three-mile course starts in Lake Union, crosses Portage Bay, runs through the Montlake Cut and finishes in Lake Washington. Racing will begin at 8 a.m. PT.
Washington women’s crew opened up their fall season in strong fashion Saturday as the Huskies placed first in the women’s collegiate 8+ race at the Head of the American Regatta.