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VSRC 'States' Championship May, 2019

posted Jun 13, 2019, 9:20 AM by Anne Fernandez   [ updated Jun 13, 2019, 9:41 AM ]

There were 32 clubs and 132 boats entered for VSRC (“States”), a qualifying regatta for the Scholastic Rowing Association of America National Championships.  Woodson had seven boats racing and six advanced to the VSRC finals! It was an amazing day for both the women’s and men’s teams. Photos are posted here and videos are posted here.

  • The Men’s Junior 8 (M-JR-8) pulled a 5:30.9 placing 1st in their qualifying heat and winning the VASRA State finals and taking home Gold (1st) as STATE CHAMPIONS with a 5:08.6.
    • Reid R., Glen S., Beau S., Joseph B., Brady S., Walter K., Zach M., Mason P., and Ethan Ph. (cox).
  • The Men’s 1st 4 (M-1-4) pulled a 5:41.36 placing 2nd in their qualifying heat and taking home Silver (2nd) in the VASRA State finals with a 5:25.99.
    • Nick S., Ethan F., Ethan P., Richie E., and Sage B. (cox).
  • The Women’s Novice 8 (W-N-8) pulled a 5:56.7 placing 2nd in their qualifying heat and taking home Bronze (3rd) in the VASRA State finals with a 6:13.5.
    • Vera B., Alicen M., Annika M., Sophia W., Afton S., Sophia F., Emily C., Anna A., and Aria M. (cox).

All-Met Honorable Mention

posted Jun 13, 2019, 8:57 AM by Anne Fernandez

Congratulations to Abby Pesansky for being recognized as a Washington Post high school All-Met Honorable Mention.  Here is the link to the article.

Nationals, June 2019

posted Jun 10, 2019, 6:04 AM by Anne Fernandez   [ updated Jun 13, 2019, 9:21 AM ]

We had a great weekend in Ohio with two of our four boats advancing to semi-finals and our Women’s Junior 8 placing 4th in the nation. Here are all of the results for all of the races. Check out photos from the weekend on our WTW Crew photo page, https://wtwoodsoncrew.smugmug.com/

  • The Women’s Junior 8 (W-JR-8) pulled a 5:21.321 placing 1st in their qualifying heat and advanced to the semi-finals.
    • They came in 3rd in their semi-final heat with a 5:23.070 and advanced to the finals where they placed 4th in the nation.
    • Jenny P., Celia M., Rory B., Abby P., Leah B., Sarina P., Isabelle K., Kira M., and Maddie C. (cox).
  • The Men’s 1st 4 (M-1-4) pulled a 5:49.201 placing 2nd in their qualifying heat.
    • Unfortunately, due to an injury, they were not able to race in the Petite Finals, but finished in the top 12 in the nation.
    • Nick S., Ethan F., Ethan P., Richie E., and Sage B. (cox).
  • The Women’s Lightweight 8 (W-LT-8) pulled a 5:41.352  placing 3rd in their qualifying heat.
    • They were 5th fastest across the qualifying heats and they were the highest placing boat from Virginia in their category beating TC Williams.
    • Marie K. Joy K., Mya R., Gail S., Katy H., Caroline R., Jill M., Katlyn H. and Leila B. (cox).

Student Successes - 10/31/2016

posted Nov 2, 2016, 6:18 AM by W. T. Woodson Crew

  • Occoquan Challenge: Erika Schneider's (Coxswain) and Hannah Fisher's (Two Seat) Upper Junior Eight+ placed first in their category. Hannah Fisher’s Quad also placed first. Brooke Leech’s (rower) Lower Junior Eight+ boat placed second. Brooke Leech’s Lower Quad placed first. 
  • Occoquan Chase: Erika Schneider’s and Hannah Fisher’s boat placed first in the Junior Eight+. Hannah Fisher placed first in the Quad. Erika Schneider placed second in the Four+. Brooke Leech placed third in a Double. Ethan Pepper coxed for a Men’s 50+ team and placed second in the category. 
  • Head of the Christiana (Wilmington, DL): Joy Kim’s Junior Eight+ placed third. 
  • Head of the Charles (Boston, MA): Ericka Schneider (Coxswain) and Hannah Fisher (Two Seat) placed 16th (!) of 85 entries in the Junior Eight+. They were the top finishers in their event among all boats from Maryland, Virginia, and the District - including TBC & ODBC. They also beat all but one of the Philly schools, Atlanta Rowing, and all eleven Massachusetts entries, including the prestigious CRI, Community Rowing - Boston’s biggest and best club. The below image is a picture as the walked Pittsburgh’s Three rivers through the Weeks footbridge (Fisher is in Two Seat). Erika skillfully maneuvered a great pass, right in front of her fans!
Head of the Charles

Novice 8 Girls Champs at 2016 Darrell Winslow

posted Apr 17, 2016, 8:31 AM by W. T. Woodson Crew

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