The Washington rowing program mourns the passing of former UW oarsman Jon Runstad ’64, a two-time IRA champion who went on to become one of the program’s most ardent and loyal supporters. Runstad passed away Tuesday, June 20, after a battle with cancer, his family has shared.
Rowers Jack Walkey and Logan Ullrich, along with coxswain Nick Dunlop, were named to the All-America first team, while Darcy McCluskey, Max Heid and Povilas Juskevicius all earned a spot on the second team.
Washington’s men’s rowing team will send two crews to compete at the 176th Henley Royal Regatta, which gets underway June 27, in Henley-on-Thames, England. The Huskies will row in the Temple Challenge Cup, for college eights, and in the Prince Albert Challenge Cup, which is for college coxed fours.
The Washington men’s rowing team earned a second-place finish in the varsity eight grand final at 2023 Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championship Sunday at Mercer Lake, falling to defending champion California by just 1.244 seconds.
The Washington men’s rowing team had all three of its eight-oared crews earn places in IRA Championship Regatta grand finals, with two wins and a second-place finish in semifinals Saturday at Mercer Lake.
The Washington men’s rowing team saw all four of its crew earn places in A/B semifinals Friday on day one at the IRA Championship Regatta on Mercer Lake. Washington won its varsity eight and second varsity eight heats and finished second in the third varsity.
The Washington Department of Intercollegiate Athletics (ICA) announced four student-athlete recipients of the 2022-23 Core Values Awards. Ulumoo Ale, Madison Huskey, Jack Walkey and Gabi Wickman were nominated and recognized for exemplifying the UW Athletics core values of grit, growth mindset, committed service, and humility.
The Washington men’s rowing team heads to the 2023 Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) Championship Regatta to compete for the national championship this Friday through Sunday, June 2-4. The Huskies will be making the trip East 100 years after the UW won its first-ever IRA championship.
The Washington women’s rowing team finished second at the 2023 NCAA Championships Sunday at Cooper River, marking the Huskies’ highest team finish since winning the 2019 national title.