Men's Rowing Season PreviewThe 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.
Two Shoremen Eights Finish Second at Frostbite RegattaThe 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.
Shoremen Eights Compete at Navy Day RegattaThe Washington College men’s rowing team competed in three races at the Navy Day Regatta on the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia today, racing primarily against crews from Division I schools.
Shoremen's Top Eight Places Second at Occoquan ChallengeA 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.
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.
Larry Connell Named Head Coach of Shoremen RowingWashington 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.
Leekley Stepping Down as Men's Rowing Head CoachJohn 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.
Ali, Miranda Named to IRA All-Academic TeamTwo student-athletes from the Washington College men's rowing team, Zee Ali and Ryan Miranda, have been named to the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) All-Academic Team.
Shoremen Win Third-Level Final at IRA ChampionshipsThe 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.
Shoremen Rowers Headed to IRA National Championships for First Time Since 1995The 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.
Miranda Named to NIRC All-Stewards TeamWashington College senior rower Ryan Miranda has been named to the National Invitational Rowing Championships (NIRC) All-Stewards Team for the third year in a row.
Shoremen Eights Place Sixth in Petite Finals at NIRCBoth 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.
Shoremen Finish Second at MARCs, Leekley Named Coach of the YearThe 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.
All Three Shoremen Eights Take Fourth in WorcesterThe 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.
Shoremen Eights Impress at Knecht CupThe 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.
First Varsity Eight - Shoreman of the WeekThe 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.
Shoremen's First Varsity Eight Wins in PhiladelphiaThe Washington College men’s rowing team competed against La Salle and Mid-Atlantic Rowing Conference rival Franklin & Marshall in a regatta on the Schuylkill River today. The Shoremen 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.
Men's Rowing Season PreviewThe Washington College men’s rowing team enters the spring racing season as the clear heavy favorite to capture its fifth consecutive Mid-Atlantic Rowing Conference (MARC) Championship. The Shoremen, after all, return 14 of the 18 rowers and coxswains to compete in one of their top two eights - both of which won their respective events - at last year’s MARC Championships.
Novice Four - Shoreman of the WeekThe coxswain and four rowers from the men's rowing team's novice four share this week's Shoreman of the Week honor. They rowed to a second-place finish in the men's collegiate novice four at the Head of the Occoquan Saturday.
Piduch Named Assistant Men's Rowing CoachWashington College head men's rowing coach John Leekley has named Greg Piduch as the program's new assistant coach. Piduch had an impressive collegiate rowing career at the University at Albany.
Miranda Named ECAC NIRC All-StarRising senior Ryan Miranda of the Washington College men's rowing team has been named an Eastern College Athletic Conference's (ECAC) National Invitational Rowing Championship (NIRC) All-Star for the second consecutive season.
Shoremen Finish Season at ECAC NIRCThe Washington College men’s rowing team concluded its season today at the ECAC National Invitational Rowing Championships on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Mass. The Shoremen competed against some of the top crews in the nation in the first, second, and third varsity eights. In the first varsity eight, the Shoremen were fifth in the petite final to place 11th of 21 boats overall.
First Varsity Eight - Shoreman of the WeekThe coxswain and eight rowers of the Shoremen's first varsity eight share this week's Shoreman of the Week honor. The first varsity eight took first place at Saturday's Mid-Atlantic Rowing Conference Championships, helping the Shoremen win their third consecutive conference title.
Shoremen Win Third Straight MARC Championship, Fifth in Six YearsThe Washington College men’s rowing team won its third consecutive conference championship and fifth in the past six years by claiming the overall points trophy at the Mid-Atlantic Rowing Conference Championships today at Gifford Pinchot State Park in Lewisberry, Pa. The point-scoring events were the men’s first and second varsity eights and men’s varsity four with points awarded only to MARC member schools.
Shoremen's First Varsity Eight Wins Petite Final in WorcesterThe Washington College men’s rowing team competed in a regatta against host WPI, Trinity, Coact Guard, Colby, Ithaca, and Williams this morning on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Mass. The Shoremen’s first varsity eight won the petite final of its event.