Clark University Women’s rowing had a strong showing in the varsity eight event on Saturday at the Head of the Snake Regatta on Lake Quinsigamond. The two varsity eight line ups consisted of: Freya Pollock, Katie Meehan, Ella Scott, Emily Ladda, Jessica Martinez, Olivia Young, Jacqueline Pawlak, Niki Lew, and Cailyn Keely in the first V8 entry; Wenlan Lawrence, Grace Schiaffo, Holly Bauer, Mackenzie Satalino, Hannah Honig, Zoe Brammer, Lila Sorenson, Lia Scala, and Kayla Rich made up the 2nd V8 entry.
For the second year in a row, the Clark University Varsity Eight boat bested a boat they have never beaten before and the Cougars recorded a sixth place finish at the 2017 NEWMAC rowing championships on Saturday morning on Lake Quinsigamond.
Honorees must have met the following criteria: earned a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5/4.0 scale or 4.35/5.0 scale after the 2015 fall semester, achieved second year academic status at her institution, and been a member of the varsity team for the entire season.
The Clark University rowing program wrapped up one of their most impressive season in recent memory with their performance at the 2016 National Invitational Rowing Championships (NIRC) on Lake Quinsigamond on Sunday afternoon.
On what most might consider an ideal day for racing the Clark University rowing team continued its ascension into the elite realms of the New England rowing community, putting all three of its boats into the finals at the New England Rowing Championships on Saturday afternoon.
There is without question rapid improvement when you talk about the Clark University rowing program. That fact was evident by what took place on Sunday morning on Lake Quinsigamond where three of the four boats entered into action turned in second place finishes and the fourth entrant finished third.
For the second straight week, the Clark University Varsity Eight set a new school record, blazing their way to a time of 7:04.78 at the 2016 New England Women’s And Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Rowing Championships on Lake Quinsigamond Saturday morning.
In conjunction with the University-wide initiative, Clark University student-athletes take part in the "It's On Us" pledge, making a personal commitment to help keep women and men safe from sexual assault. It is a promise not to be a bystander to the problem, but to be a part of the solution. The video is produced by Carlos Deschamps '16.
Taking part in the first races of the season, the Clark University rowing program started the spring portion of the 2016 campaign with several strong performances on Lake Quinsigamond on Saturday morning.