University of Miami Athletics

Laura Alcorn




Graduate Student


Valley Forge, Pa.

High School


Laura Alcorn - Rowing - University of Miami Athletics

2020-21: Sat in the stroke seat for Miami’s third-place finish (7:11.97) against Jacksonville and Stetson (3/26) in the 1v8…Helped the 2v8 to a bronze medal (8:06.68) at the Sunshine State Invite (4/3)…Took home first (6:46.87) in a head-to-head race with UCF as a member of the 2v8 boat (4/16)…Moved back to the 1v8 for the Lake Wheeler Invite (4/24), crossing the finish line in fifth (7:41.781)…Rowed the 1v8 to a Grand Final appearance at the ACC Championship (5/15), taking home fifth (6:38.878)…Helped Miami to its best team finish (sixth) at the ACC Championship since 2014.

2019-20: Spring season cancelled due to COVID-19 outbreak.

2018-19: Member of the 2V8+ at Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational (March 16th-17th)… Finished third in Saturday morning session with a time of 6.19.893… Finished third in Saturday afternoon race with a time of 5.53.013… Finished third in Sunday race with a time of 6.09.882…Part of the Varsity 8 unit that finished fifth with a time of 6:42.72 in a preliminary race at the Sunshine State Invitational on Friday…Placed third with a time of 6:42.36 in a Petite Final race on Saturday… Part of the Varsity 8 boat that finished third in a Saturday preliminary race at the Natoma Invitational with time of 6:53.64…Placed third with a time of 6:40.6 on Saturday afternoon…Placed second in Final 3 as a part of the Varsity 8 at the Lake Wheeler Invitational with a time of 6:35.269… Placed third as a member of the Varsity 8 in a preliminary race at the ACC Championships…Finished second in a Petite Final race with a time of 6:49.965.

2017-18: The University of Miami women’s rowing team opened the fall portion of its 2017-18 schedule on a high note as its “A” boats won the Varsity 8 and Varsity 4 races at the Head of the Indian Creek. The Hurricanes’ “A” boat captured the Varsity 8 race in a time of 14:03, defeating teams from Stetson, Barry and Nova Southeastern. Throughout March 17 and March 18th, the Hurricanes competed in three sessions of rowing in Oak Ridge, Tennessee as Louisville hosted the competition. On Saturday morning the Miami Varsity 8 finished fourth with a time of 6:15.481. On Saturday afternoon, the Miami Varsity 8 finished third with a time of 6:21.399. In the Sunday morning sessions, the Miami Varsity 8 finished fourth with a time of 6:15.481. On March 31st, in Sarasota, Florida, the Canes faced off against UCF and Wisconsin following a scrimmage the day before. The second Varsity 8 finished second behind Wisconsin with a time of 7:19.48. On May 13th, the Canes traveled to Clemson, S.C. to compete in the ACC Championships. The Second Varsity Eight was fifth in the first heat of its event, posting a time of 6:52.496 that sent the Canes to the petite final in that event. Miami’s 2V8+ then turned in a time of 6:53.881 to finish third in the petite final.