UM Rowing Timeline

Oct. 6, 2005

UM Rowing Timeline



– The <?xml:namespace prefix=”st1″ ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags”?>University of Miami establishes club rowing and names Joe “Okie” O’Connor head coach.



– Novice eight wins national championship at the Dad Vail National Rowing Championships.



– Junior varsity eight takes bronze medal at the Dad Vail National Rowing Championships.



– The Hurricanes’ varsity eight and varsity four win Miami International Regatta.



– UM varsity eight wins State Championship at Florida Intercollegiate Rowing Championships

Varsity eight wins Head of the Chattahoochee.



– UM varsity eight earns bronze medal in Dad Vail National Championship.



– The RonaldW.ShaneWatersportsCenter becomes the home of the University of Miami rowing program.

– UM rowing named the Southeast Collegiate Team of the Year.

– Head Coach Joe “Okie” O’Connor honored as the Southeast Collegiate Coach of the Year.



– UM novice eight earns a bronze medal at the Champion Intercollegiate Championship.



– The NCAA and the University of Miami officially recognize rowing as a varsity sport.



– The Hurricanes’ Sheila Sachdev named a GTE Academic All-American.



– UM rower Aisha Chow named a GTE National and District III Academic All-American and Arthur Ashe Jr. Scholar-Athlete award winner.



– The Hurricanes’ Aisha Chow named to USRowing’s 1999 Collegiate Honor Roll First Team.

– UM varsity eight and varsity four win gold medals at Head of the Chattahoochee.

– Hurricanes earn five medals at the Georgetown Invitational.



– Miami competes at the Rivanna Romp for the first time in school history.



Debra Morgan hired as head coach.

– UM’s Jenny Lee named January 2001 Academic All-Star.

– The Hurricanes win varsity eight I, II and varsity four at Florida Intercollegiate Rowing Championships.

– UM rower Monika Manios named a 2001-02 BIG EAST/Aeropostale Female Scholar-Scholar-Athlete award winner.



– UM Women capture first place finishes at the Head of the Indian Creek, the Head of the Chattahoochee, Chattahoochee Chase and the Florida Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships.



– The Hurricanes’ Jenny Krawec earns a position on the CRCA All-South First Team and named a Second Team CRCA All-American.

– UM Women’s Novice Eight earns a bronze medal at the BIG EAST Championships.

– Incoming freshman Natasha Lejer competes at the Junior World Championships in Athens, Greece.

Jenny Krawec competes at the Under 23 World Championships for Canada.



– Miami’s varsity eight places second overall in the California Cup standings at the San Diego Crew Classic.

– Hurricanes take the team point trophy at the 2003 Head of the Chattahoochee Regatta.

– UM rowing team takes six first-place finishes as the Hurricane Invitational.

– Hurricanes finish the season ranked fifth in the South Region.

– UM rowers sweep the field at Florida Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships.

– Miami turns in a school-best second-place finish at the BIG EAST Challenge.

Jenny Krawec named to CRCA All-America Second Team and All-South Region First Team.

Rachel Clausing named to CRCA All-South Region Second Team.



– The Hurricanes compete in their inaugural season in the tradition-rich Atlantic Coast Conference.

– Hurricanes’ junior varsity eight reaches the Petit Final at the San Diego Crew Classic while the varsity eight reached the Grand Final of the Women’s Cal Cup.

– 11 rowers are named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.

– The Hurricanes are awarded the ACC Spring Sportsmanship award.

– Sophomore Sarah Conlon is named an All-ACC selection after a standout sophomore season.

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