2009-10 Crew News

  • President Pasquerella Aids in New Boat Christening
    September 14, 2010
    President Lynn Pasquerella joined crew head coach Jeanne Friedman and Director of Athletics Laurie Priest on Sunday to help christen Mount Holyoke's newest boat. The Vespoli Advantage boat is designed to be more stable in the water and provide novice rowers with a more solid platform to learn on. The crew team named the boat "The Lynn Pasquerella '80" in honor of the Pasquerella's first year as President.
  • 2009-10 Crew Season in Review
    August 01, 2010
    State officials, community leaders, local residents and members of the College community joined together to officially unveil the Mount Holyoke Community Boathouse on April 25, 2010.
  • Video - Community Boathouse
    July 21, 2010
    The Mount Holyoke Community Boathouse has become the "boat home" of the College's crew program. It will also support rowing programs for people of all ages. Check out the video from the facility's grand opening!
  • Seven Lyons Named CRCA Scholar Athletes
    May 25, 2010
    The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association recently announced its Scholar Athletes for the 2010 season. Hannah Blackmer, Emily Carol, Sarah Friedman, Amanda McGrosky, Cleo Schneider, Jessica Suhowatsky and Rebekah Wieland were honored for achievements both on the water and in the classroom.
  • Schneider Earns CRCA All-America Honors
    May 25, 2010
    Mount Holyoke College junior Cleo Schneider was recently selected to the 2010 Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Division III Pocock All-America Second Team. She was the fifth Lyon in program history to receive All-America recognition.
  • Schneider Earns ECAC All-Conference
    May 14, 2010
    Mount Holyoke College crew team member Cleo Schneider has been named to the ECAC National Invitational Rowing Championships All-Conference Team after helping her team to a sixth place finish over the weekend. Schneider was a member of the Lyons first varsity eight boat that finished in 10th place overall and eighth among NCAA Division III squads.
  • Mount Holyoke Rowers Named to ECAC/NIRC All-Academic Team
    May 10, 2010
    The Eastern College Athletic Conference National Invitational Rowing Championships (ECAC/NIRC) Board of Stewards recently announced their 2010 All-Academic Team. Nine members of the Mount Holyoke College women’s crew team were honored.
  • Crew Finishes Sixth at ECAC National Invitational Collegiate Regatta
    May 09, 2010
    The Lyons varsity eight boat finished in 10th place overall and eigth among NCAA Division III squads.
  • Awards Handed Out at Annual Athletic Banquet
    May 06, 2010
    The Mount Holyoke College Department of Athletics hosted its annual awards celebration this evening in Chapin Auditorium. Individuals from all 14 varsity teams were honored. Squash Head Coach Allen Fitzsimmons served as the event’s emcee. Soccer team member Lauren Orr earned the prestigious Alumnae Association Scholar-Athlete Award.
  • NEWMAC Announces Spring Academic All-Conference Squads
    May 06, 2010
    The NEWMAC recently announced its 2010 Spring Academic All-Conference Teams. Eighteen Mount Holyoke College student-athletes were recognized for their achievements in their respective sports as well as in the classroom. Academic All-Conference Teams were selected for the sports of lacrosse, crew and track and field.
  • Seniors Honored at Scholar Athlete Reception
    May 06, 2010
    Prior to the annual athletics awards celebration this evening, 17 Mount Holyoke seniors representing 11 teams were honored as part of the College's second annual Scholar Athlete Reception. The recognition event highlighted those student-athletes who have excelled both on the field and in the classroom.
  • "Lyon of the Week" Award Goes to Crew Team's First Varsity Eight Boat
    May 05, 2010
    The crew team's first varsity eight boat has earned the "Lyon of the Week" award for the week of April 26 - May 2.
  • Crew Takes Part in New England Rowing Championships
    May 01, 2010
    Mount Holyoke's first and second varsity eight boats, as well as its first novice eight boat, took home Petite Final championships.
  • New Boathouse Is Home Sweet Home
    April 26, 2010
    The Mount Holyoke crew team finally has a home. State officials, community leaders, local residents and members of the Mount Holyoke community joined together on April 25, to celebrate the opening of a community boathouse that will provide a new home for the College's crew program and house a number of community-based programs.
  • Come Celebrate New Mount Holyoke Boathouse
    April 21, 2010
    Mount Holyoke's Community Boathouse will officially be unveiled on Sunday, April 25 from noon to 1:30 p.m. The opening ceremony will feature tours, refreshments and speeches.
  • Crew Takes Fourth at NEWMAC Championships
    April 17, 2010
    The Lyons grabbed third place in the race for the Florence Jope Smith Cup. Clare Enright, Cleo Schneider and Minuri Amarasuriya earned All-Conference recognition.
  • SAAC Newsletter: Spring 2010
    April 12, 2010
    Mount Holyoke College's Student-Athlete Advisory Committe has released its Spring 2010 Newsletter. Read about the soccer team's trip to Japan, Kathryn Brummer's life as a student-athlete and more!
  • Crew Takes on Smith, Trinity, Connecticut and Holy Cross
    April 10, 2010
    The Lyons finished in front of longtime rival Smith in both the first and second varsity races.
  • Crew Meets Up With Tufts, Simmons and Vermont
    April 03, 2010
    The Lyons first and second varsity eight boats continued their undefeated seasons against Division III competition with their victories over Tufts.
  • Crew Opens Spring Portion of 2009-10 Schedule
    March 27, 2010
    The Lyons earned second place in both the first and second varsity races. They also took home top honors in the novice competition in their first outing of the spring.
  • State Officials Visit Mount Holyoke Boathouse
    February 02, 2010
    Richard Sullivan, the Commonwealth's Commissioner of the Department of Conservation and Recreation, recently toured Mount Holyoke's new boathouse.
  • Award Winning Documentary Filmmaker Jenny Mackenzie to Speak at Mount Holyoke
    January 13, 2010
    Award winning documentary filmmaker and well known motivational speaker Jenny Mackenzie will be visiting Mount Holyoke College on Tuesday, February 2 at 6:30 p.m. to present her new film entitled "Kick Like A Girl." Her appearance will highlight the College’s National Girls and Women in Sports Day celebration.
  • Video - New at the Kendall Sports & Dance Complex
    December 10, 2009
    The Kendall Sports & Dance Complex was recently renovated and stocked with state-of-the-art fitness equipment. Find out about Mount Holyoke's new athletic facilities.
  • Mount Holyoke Boathouse Nears Completion
    December 10, 2009
    A community boathouse, which will provide a new home for Mount Holyoke's crew program and house a number of community-based programs, is nearing completion.
  • Mount Holyoke to Host Sports Career Night
    November 02, 2009
    Mount Holyoke will host a Sports Career Night on Thursday, November 5.
  • Rowers Earn Share of "Lyon of the Week" Award
    October 26, 2009
    Senior crew team members Caitlin Parsley and Jessica Suhowatsky have earned a share of the “Lyon of the Week” award for the week of October 19-25.
  • Crew Takes Second at Seven Sisters Regatta
    October 24, 2009
    The Mount Holyoke crew team took home second place at the 23rd annual Seven Sisters Championship Regatta today in Boston, Mass.
  • Crew Team's First Varsity Eight Boat Snags "Lyon of the Week" Honors
    October 12, 2009
    The crew team's first varsity eight boat has earned the "Lyon of the Week" award for the week of October 5-11.
  • Crew Takes Top Honors at Snake Regatta
    October 10, 2009
    The Mount Holyoke crew team posted outstanding results today at the Quinsigamond Snake Regatta.
  • Crew Opens Season at Head of the Riverfront
    October 04, 2009
    The Mount Holyoke crew team kicked off its 2009-10 season at the Head of the Riverfront Regatta on Sunday.
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