Tag: Junior National Team

USA Jr. Women’s 4- Wins Gold!!

USA Jr. Women’s 4- Wins Gold!!

Eton, England: 2011 World Finals of the Junior Women’s Straight 4 Finalists in Race: Canada, Great Britain, USA, New Zealand, Germany and Italy New Zealand was  defending World Champions. USA WON GOLD, New Zealand second and Great Britain third. Rowers: Chandler Lally (Bryn Mawr,PA), Lucy Grinalds […]

Mia Makes US Team Priority Women’s Four Boat

Mia Makes US Team Priority Women’s Four Boat

The heart of a rower: Attitude and athleticism take a Vashon girl far When Mia Croonquist arrived for her first practice with Vashon’s junior crew, the then-eighth-grader almost turned around. “I was nervous to show up because I didn’t know anyone,” Mia recalled. “I wasn’t […]

Jr. Rowers Earn Spots on Select National Teams

Jr. Rowers Earn Spots on Select National Teams

 

Vashon rowers earn spots on selective national teams

Three high school rowers who attended highly selective national training camps held across the nation were recently chosen to compete on national teams. 

Mia Croonquist was selected to row on the U.S. team at the World Rowing Junior Championships in Eaton, England, August 4 to 7.

Emmie and Charlotte Kehoe were selected to compete in different boats at the US Rowing Club National Championships July 13 to 17, in Indianapolis, where they will have the opportunity to qualify for the CanAmMex Regatta. 

Coxswain Olivia Sayvetz also attended a national training camp but was not selected for the national team. She will participate in crew at Princeton University, where she will begin her studies in the fall.

Gus Magnusson participated in a prepratory West Coast training camp at the Seattle Rowing Center.

As reported by Natalie Johnson, Vashon Beachcomber 7/13/11