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Rowing Opens Fall Competition at Yinzer Cup

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (October 25, 2021) – The West Virginia University rowing team opened its fall season on Saturday, October 23, competing at the Yinzer Cup, hosted by Robert Morris. The race occurred on the Ohio River in Moon Township, Pennsylvania, on a course of approximately 2500m in a time trial format in

Rowing Names 17 To Novice Squad

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (September 24, 2021) – After conducting a two-week tryout, the West Virginia University rowing team has announced its 2021-22 novice squad, featuring 17 first-year rowers.  “First, we want to thank everyone who showed interest in our team, came to tryouts, and gave their best,” Tina Griffith, WVU assistant rowing coach, said.

School-Record 11 Rowers Named CRCA Scholar-Athletes

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (June 23, 2021) – A school-record 11 members of the West Virginia University rowing team were honored by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association as CRCA Scholar-Athletes for 2021.  “Despite the ups and downs, starts and stops over the past year, these young women truly epitomize the term student-athlete,” WVU rowing coach

Twenty-One Rowers Named to Academic All-Big 12 Teams

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (June 4, 2021) – Twenty-one members of the West Virginia University rowing team have been named to the 2021 Academic All-Big 12 Rowing Teams, as announced by the conference this week. Of those, four student-athletes earned the distinction with a 4.0 grade-point average (GPA) Megan Casner, Kaira Lay, Megan Present

Academic All-Big 12 Rowing Team Announced

IRVING, Texas - The 2021 Academic All-Big 12 Rowing Team features 174 student-athletes. A total of 113 members are from Kansas, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Texas and West Virginia, while the remaining 61 are from the league’s two affiliate members in the sport - Alabama and Tennessee. The first team is comprised of 163

Rowing Finishes 2021 Season at Big 12 Championship

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (May 15, 2021) - The West Virginia University rowing team finished its 2021 season at the Big 12 Championship, today, on Lake Walter E. Long in Austin, Texas, hosted by Texas. The Longhorns won all four races to collect the 2021 Big 12 Rowing Championship and an NCAA automatic qualifying bid. This

Rowing Announces 2020-21 Team Awards

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (May 7, 2021)  – West Virginia rowing coach Jimmy King has announced the team award winners for the 2020-21 year, recognizing senior award recipients and the Hammer, Flame, Most Improved and MVP awards. Each of these honors was awarded to a member of the varsity squad and a first-year team

Rowing Plays Host to Robert Morris in Saturday Scrimmage

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (April 30, 2021) – The West Virginia University rowing team plays host to Robert Morris in a scrimmage, on Saturday, May 1, on the Monongahela River in Morgantown, West Virginia. This is the second time the two schools faced each other this season. In the previous race at Robert Morris on April 18, the Mountaineers won both Varsity

Rowing Enjoys Good Performances in Finals at George Mason Invitational

ORGANTOWN, W.Va. (April 25, 2021) – The West Virginia University rowing team enjoyed a good showing at the George Mason Invitational on Saturday, racing at the Occoquan Reservoir in the Sandy Run Regional Park in Fairfax Station, Virginia.  WVU raced a Varsity 8+ and a Second Varsity 8+ and also had a boat in the Varsity 4+ event. They participated in a

Rowing Travels for Sunday Race at Robert Morris

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (April 2, 2021) – After opening the 2021 season with scrimmages against Duquesne and Bucknell, the West Virginia University rowing team will travel to Neville Township, Pennsylvania, on Sunday, April 18, at 10 a.m., to face Robert Morris Tomorrow’s race marks the Mountaineers’ first 2000m race of the season and

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