Twelve Hurricanes Tabbed CRCA National Scholar Athletes

Twelve Hurricanes Tabbed CRCA National Scholar Athletes

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Twelve members of the University of Miami rowing team were named Collegiate Rowing Coaches Associate (CRCA) National Scholar-Athletes, as announced by the organization Friday.

Six Hurricanes earned their second career CRCA honor – Mackenzie Holmgren, Sara Hansen, Taylor Kuligowski, Abby Schwenger, Shelly Sclater and Maren Stickley.

Among the first-time honorees were Laura Alcorn, Mimmi Balaam, Marilou Chardin, Aaliah Dawson, Stephanie Ferrali and Paige Jackett.

The CRCA Scholar Student-Athlete Award requires that student-athletes must be in their second, third, or fourth year of eligibility, must have rowed in at least 70 percent of the regular season and/or at conference/national championships and must have a 3.50 cumulative GPA or higher for their career.

The Hurricanes have placed a student-athlete on the CRCA National Scholar-Athletes list on 13 occasions since 2009 and have had five-plus honorees six times.