Shorewomen Eights Win Grand, Petite Finals of DII/III Event at Murphy CupThe Washington College women’s rowing team opened its spring racing season in impressive fashion today at the Murphy Cup on the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia. The Shorewomen’s first and second varsity eights won the grand and petite finals, respectively, of the DII/III Women’s Varsity eight.
Women's Rowing Season PreviewWhen long-time Washington College women’s rowing head coach Mike Davenport retired last summer after leading the Shorewomen to their fourth consecutive Mid-Atlantic Rowing Conference (MARC) Championship and fourth consecutive NCAA Division III Championship appearance, he left the program in outstanding shape.
Varsity Four - Shorewoman of the WeekThe coxswain and four rowers from the fifth-place crew in the women's collegiate four at Saturday's Navy Day Regatta share this week's Shorewoman of the Week honor.
Shorewomen's Championship Four Wins at Occoquan ChallengeA first-place finish in the women’s championship/club four highlighted the day of racing for the Washington College women’s rowing team at the Occoquan Challenge today at Sandy Run Regional Park. The Occoquan Challenge is a 5000-meter head race with several challenging turns.
Shorewomen Rowing Announces 2016-17 CaptainsWashington College head women's rowing coach Kari Hughes has announced the selection of seniors Danielle Huston Hakey and Maddie Morrissette and junior Brenna Kacar as the team's captains for the 2016-17 season and academic year.
Rowing Open Tryout Meeting - September 6thThe Washington College rowing teams are holding an open interest meeting on Tuesday, September 6th, at 5:00 p.m. in Goldstein 100. No experience is necessary to join/attend.
McCarty Named Assistant Women's Rowing CoachWashington College head women's rowing coach Kari Hughes has named Jeannine McCarty as the program's lead assistant coach. McCarty spent the past three years as the head girls rowing coach at Vineland (N.J.) High School, her scholastic alma mater.
Creitz Named to All-America First TeamWashington College rising senior Jackie Creitz has been named to the College Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) Pocock All-America first team. Creitz is the fifth Shorewoman in the team's history to earn All-America first-team honors.
Kari Hughes Promoted to Head Women's Rowing CoachWashington College Director of Athletics Dr. Bryan Matthews has announced the promotion of Kari Hughes to head women’s rowing coach. Hughes served as the lead assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for the Shorewomen during the 2015-16 season under head coach Dr. Mike Davenport. Davenport is retiring in July. Hughes is a former United States National Team member and a veteran rowing coach and instructor.
#13 Shorewomen Place Fifth at NCAA Division III ChampionshipsGOLD RIVER, Calif. — The 13th-ranked Washington College women’s rowing team competed at the first day of the NCAA Division III Championships today on Lake Natoma in Gold River, Calif. Both the Shorewomen’s first and second varsity eights advanced to their respective petite finals to be held tomorrow.
Six Shorewomen Named CRCA National Scholar-AthletesSix members of the Washington College women's rowing team, set to compete in the squad's fourth consecutive NCAA Division III Championship beginning tomorrow, were named National Scholar-Athletes today by the College Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA).
Mike Davenport - Shoreman of the WeekHead women's rowing coach Dr. Mike Davenport is this week's Shoreman of the Week. Coach Davenport, who is retiring this summer after 26 seasons, coached his team to a fourth straight conference title and NCAA Division III Championship berth at the MARC Championships on Saturday.
Shorewomen Win Fourth Straight MARC Title, Headed to NCAAsThe Washington College women’s rowing team won both the first and second varsity eights to capture its fourth consecutive Mid-Atlantic Rowing Conference (MARC) Championship and fourth consecutive automatic berth in the NCAA Division III Championships to at the MARC Championships on Pinchot Lake in Lewisberry, Pa. Following the regatta, the annual MARC awards were presented and Washington College head coach Dr. Mike Davenport was named the MARC’s Women’s Coach of the Year to headline the Shorewomen’s honorees.
After 26 Years at Washington College, Davenport Will Retire this SummerDr. Mike Davenport, who is in his 26th season as head coach of the Washington College women’s rowing team, has announced his retirement, effective July 5th. Davenport also serves as director of the College’s rowing program as well as Assistant to the Athletic Director for Professional Development and Compliance. During his first 16 years at the school, he coached the men’s rowing team in addition to the women’s.
Shorewomen Eights Both Place Third in Petite Finals at Kerr CupThe Washington College women’s rowing team competed at the Kerr Cup on the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia today. The Shorewomen’s first varsity eight competed in the women’s varsity eight against Division I and II crews, finishing third in the petite final. Their second varsity eight competed in the Division III women’s varsity eight, also placing third in that petite final.
Shorewomen Win Division III Varsity Eight in Close Finish at Knecht CupThe Washington College women’s rowing team’s first varsity eight won the grand final of the Division III women’s varsity eight in an exciting three-way finish at the Knecht Cup, held on Mercer Lake in West Windsor, N.J., today. The Shorewomen’s second varsity eight also competed in the event.
Shorewomen's First Varsity Eight Wins in PhiladelphiaThe Washington College women’s rowing team competed in a regatta on the Schuylkill River this morning against Division II Philadelphia U., Division I La Salle, and Mid-Atlantic Rowing Conference rival Franklin & Marshall. The Shorewomen won the first varsity eight.
Rowing v. St. Mary's PostponedToday's scheduled home rowing regatta against St. Mary's College of Maryland has been postponed due to wind, rough water, and the chance of thunderstorms. A make-up date is to be announced.
#14 Shorewomen Open Spring at Murphy CupThe 14th-ranked Washington College women’s rowing team opened its spring racing schedule today at the Murphy Cup in Philadelphia. The Shorewomen’s first varsity eight finished fourth in the Division II/III women’s varsity eight.
Women's Rowing Season PreviewAfter three consecutive Mid-Atlantic Rowing Conference (MARC) Championships and three consecutive appearances at the NCAA Division III Championships, the Washington College women’s rowing team will have a number of faces in new places this spring as the Shorewomen return just three members of last year’s first varsity eight.
Shorewomen Rowers Open Fall at Occoquan ChaseThe Washington College women’s rowing team opened its fall regatta schedule at the Occoquan Chase in Lorton, Va., today. The Shorewomen had a total of six boats compete in three events at the 5,000-meter head race.
Fili Lands on All-America First Team for Third Year in a RowRower Mickey Fili, who graduated from Washington College last month, has become the eighth student-athlete (and just the second in female) in any sport in the school's history to be receive All-America first-team honors in three different years.
Fili Named ECAC NIRC All-StarRecently graduated Washington College women's rowing student-athlete Mickey Fili has been named an Eastern College Athletic Conference's (ECAC) National Invitational Rowing Championship (NIRC) All-Star.
Women's Rowing Tabs 2015-16 CaptainsSeniors Jennie Knapp and Maggie Perry and junior Madeleine Morrissette will serve as captains of the three-time defending Mid-Atlantic Rowing Conference (MARC) Champion Washington College women's rowing team during the 2015-16 academic year.
#12 Shorewomen Finish Sixth at NCAA Division III ChampionshipThe 12th-ranked Washington College women's rowing team finished sixth in the team standings at the NCAA Division III Championship regatta, held yesterday and today on Lake Natoma in Gold River, Calif. The Shorewomen's first varsity eight won its petite final.
Seven Shorewomen Named CRCA National Scholar AthletesSeven members of the Washington College women's rowing team, set to compete in the squad's third consecutive NCAA Division III Championship beginning tomorrow, were named National Scholar-Athletes today by the College Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA).
#7 Shorewomen Place 10th Overall in First Varsity Eight at ECAC NIRCThe seventh-ranked Washington College women’s rowing team competed in the first, second, and third varsity eights at the ECAC National Invitational Rowing Championships today on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Mass. The Shorewomen placed fourth in the petite final of the first varsity eight to capture 10th place out of 21 boats overall in the event.