Washington College Director of Athletics Thad Moore has announced the hiring of Scott Wisniewski as the College’s new head men’s rowing coach. Wisniewski spent the past three seasons as the assistant lightweight men’s rowing coach at the University of Pennsylvania and has previously coached at Villanova, Yale, and Vesper Boat Club.
Hugh McAdam '08, a former student-athlete on the Washington College men's rowing team, is looking to offset some of the $5,500 in expenses required for him to represent the United States at the World Cup 2 and World Cup 3 regattas in Europe in the men's lightweight single. Hugh's ultimate goal is to represent the United States at the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Larry Connell, who spent this academic year as the head men’s rowing coach at Washington College, is retiring from coaching after a long and storied career at the scholastic, collegiate, and international levels.
The Washington College men’s rowing team concluded its 2016-17 season today with a third-place finish in the petite final of the varsity eight at Mid-Atlantic Rowing Conference (MARC) Championships on Pinchot Lake in Lewisberry, Pa. Three Shoremen were named to the All-MARC Team, while two were named Academic All-MARC.
The Washington College men’s rowing team competed in three events at the Kerr Cup today in Philadelphia, advancing to the final in the varsity four. It was the Shoremen’s final regatta prior to the Mid-Atlantic Rowing Conference (MARC) Championships two weeks from today.
The Washington College men’s rowing team finished second in the Division II/III varsity eight and also competed in the Division II/III varsity four at the Knecht Cup in West Windsor, N.J., this weekend.
The Washington College men’s rowing team hosted its lone home regatta of the fall today on the Chester River, taking on fellow Mid-Atlantic Rowing Conference member St. Mary’s (Md.) as well as La Salle. La Salle won both the varsity eight and varsity four.
The Washington College men’s rowing team opened its spring racing season today at the Murphy Cup on the Schulylkill River in Philadelphia. The Shoremen’s novice four advanced to the final in its event to highlight the day for Washington.
The Washington College men’s rowing team, now firmly established as one of the nation’s top small-college programs, entered a new era before this past fall’s head racing season. Head coach Larry Connell took over the reins of the program as the Shoremen looked to replace the contributions of last year’s eight-man senior class, which included one of the top rowers in team history in Ryan Miranda.
The Washington College men’s rowing team completed the fall portion of its racing schedule today at the Frostbite Regatta in West Windsor, N.J. The Shoremen’s varsity and frosh/novice eights each took second in their respective races.
A second-place finish by the Shoremen’s top eight highlighted the day of racing for the Washington College men’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.
Washington College Director of Athletics Thad Moore has announced the hiring of Larry Connell as the new head coach of the College’s men’s rowing team. Connell, who spent nine years as the head men’s and women’s rowing coach at Division I La Salle University, has had a long and highly-decorated career in the rowing world.
John Leekley, head coach of the Washington College men's rowing team for the past nine years, has announced his resignation effective August 12th. Leekley will be leaving the College to pursue opportunities outside of coaching.
The Washington College men’s rowing team won the third-level final of the varsity four, taking 13th-place of 28 boats overall in the event, on the final day of the IRA the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) National Championships. This year’s IRA National Championships were held Friday, yesterday, and today, on Mercer Lake in West Windsor, N.J. The Shoremen, who also won their C/D semifinal yesterday, raced head-to-head exclusively against crews from Division I schools during their four races at the regatta.
The Washington College men's rowing team will be competing in the varsity four at the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) National Championships in West Windsor, N.J., beginning this Friday. The annual IRA National Championships serve as the national championships for varsity programs in men's open, men's lightweight, and women's lightweight rowing. This is the first IRA National Championship appearance in 21 years for the Shoremen.
Both the first and second varsity eights of the Washington College men’s rowing teams finished sixth in their respective petite finals today at the National Invitational Rowing Championships on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Mass. The regatta featured some of the top men’s crews from around the country.
The Washington College men’s rowing team finished second in the overall men’s team standings at at Mid-Atlantic Rowing Conference Championships today on Pinchot Lake in Lewisberry, Pa. Following the regatta, the annual MARC awards were presented. Head coach John Leekley was named the MARC’s Men’s Coach of the Year to highlight the Shoremen’s award winners.
The Washington College men’s rowing team competed in a regatta against host WPI, Trinity, Ithaca, Colby, and New Hampshire this morning on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Mass. The Shoremen’s first, second, and third varsity eights all took fourth in their respective races. It was the first of two regattas in Worcester this weekend for the Shoremen.
The Washington College men’s rowing team turned in an impressive showing at the Knecht Cup yesterday and today on Mercer Lake in West Windsor, N.J. The Shoremen’s top two eights competed primarily against crews from Division I schools, while the Shoremen’s third varsity eight had a credible showing racing against top boats from Division II and III schools.
The men's rowing team's first varsity eight shares this week's Shoreman of the Week honor. The coxswain and eight rowers from that boat rowed to a first place finish in their first regatta of the spring on Saturday.