October 23, 2014

Scrolling Headlines:

UMass women’s soccer controls its own destiny as conference tournament approaches -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

UMass soccer deploys new formation with Keys, Jess -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

UMass calling on young swimmers to continue strong start to the year -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

WMU, Ohio, NIU pick up wins in busy MAC weekend -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A comprehensive guide to the Ebola virus -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Trio of freshmen leading UMass hockey’s offense early in the season -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A guide to comic collecting in the Pioneer Valley -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Letter: What’s behind the curtains on Birthright trips? -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

FBI director’s fear-mongering view of data encryption is off the mark -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

UMass Permaculture Initiative to add three new programs -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Gov. Deval Patrick visits Amherst, awards $1.5 million grant for downtown development -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

UHS offers more accessible vaccination clinics as flu season nears -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Gamard: Is gluten really bad or just a fad? -

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Three new students appointed as SGA special assistants -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Allymohamed scores game winner after suffering facial injury against Boston University -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Loaded weekend against Marist, Keene State challenges UMass club hockey -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

UMass football seeing improvement on both the offensive and defensive lines -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Remembering Derek Jeter: an appraisal -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Yellowcard switches things up on “Lift a Sail” -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Campus Sustainability Day to take place Wednesday -

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

UMass rowing earns five first place finishes on Friday, two on Saturday in weekend action

The Massachusetts rowing team earned two first place finishes out of five races against MIT, Radcliffe and Bates on Saturday in Boston.

The UMass varsity 8 team, consisting of Heather Pekarovich, Taryn Wilson, Emily Mann, Marika Kopp, Pippa Edwards, Candace Miller, Sam Kolovson, Nicole Juul-Hindsgaul and Allanah Rubi-Mooney started things off with a first place finish of 7:27.8.

The other first place finish for the Minutewomen came from the varsity 4 team. The watch did not work for the race, but the UMass V4 team finished in first by a margin of 8.6 seconds, with Emily Hajjar, Rachel Boudreau, Gabrielle Hayward, Kyla Miller and Sam Wonderlin leading the way.

The Minutewomen swept all five races against UConn in Coventry, Conn. on Friday.  The UMass varsity 8 team finished with a time of 7:08.46, beating Connecticut by almost 10 seconds.

The Minutewomen’s second varsity 8 team also earned a victory with a time of 7:30.53. The UMass 2V8 team was made up of Haley Eovine, Nicole Juul-Hindsgaul, Teagan Rolf von den Baumen, Natalie Boisvert, Hadley Irvin, Rebecca Adams, Hannah Monahan, Krysten Menks and Estefi Marti Malvido.

The widest margin of victory of the day for the Minutewomen came in the varsity 4 race. The UMass V4 team finished with a time of 8:30.04, beating the UConn boat by 30 seconds

The UMass rowing team will have a week off without competition before they travel to Occoquan, Va., for the Atlantic 10 Championship on May 4.

Jamie Cushman can be reached at jrcushman@umass.edu.

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