Women's Rowing

Six on women's rowing team earn scholar-athlete honors

Six on women's rowing team earn scholar-athlete honors

Six members of the Hamilton College women's rowing team were honored on Monday, June 4 when the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) announced its 2018 scholar athletes.

2018 CRCA Scholar Athletes

The student-athletes are required to have at least sophomore eligibility and rowed in her institution's eligible boats for a minimum of 75 percent of the current spring races or in a regional conference event, and the head coach needs to be a member in good standing with the CRCA as of May 1, 2018. The student-athlete needs a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or better through the 2017 fall semester.

Hamilton's 2018 CRCA scholar athletes are as follows:

Alex Brantl '18 (Irvington, N.Y./Irvington HS)
Claire Callahan '18 (Norwich, Vt./Hanover HS [N.H.])
Rachel Cooley '18 (Branchburg, N.J./Blair Academy)
Julia Hartnett '20 (Wellesley, Mass./Wellesley HS)
Ann-Sophie Koglin '20 (Westfield, N.J./Westfield HS)
Rachel Sutor '20 (Gladwyne, Pa./Baldwin School)

Brantl, Callahan and Cooley are all CRCA scholar athletes for the third time in their Hamilton rowing careers. All six are on the 2018 NESCAC Spring All-Academic Team.

The Continentals were ranked eighth in the final regular season Division III Top 15 coaches poll back on May 16. Hamilton finished in first place in the varsity 8 petite final and was sixth in the second varsity 8 grand final at the 2018 National Invitational Rowing Championships on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Mass.