UW men's crew put the finishing touches on a strong fall rowing season with dominant performances in the eights, fours and double sculls at the Head of the Lake on Saturday, Nov. 8 on the Montlake Cut.
The National Champion UW men's crew will finish up fall competition on Nov. 8 on its home course, as the Huskies will participate in the Head of the Lake. The three mile course starts in Lake Union, crosses Portage Bay, runs through the Montlake Cut and finishes in Lake Washington. Racing begins at 8 a.m. PT.
Washington men's rowing head coach Michael Callahan has been named one of Seattle's Most Influential People by the Seattle Magazine.
Washington men's rowing concluded its first regatta of the 2015-16 season, as the varsity eight took fourth in the men's championship eights and the varsity four took seventh in the men's championship fours on the second and final day of the Head of the Charles.
The five-time defending IRA National Champion UW men's crew will open its 2015-2016 season this weekend in Cambridge, Mass., at the Head of the Charles Regatta.
UW men's crew will celebrate its 2015 IRA National Championship at the Husky football game against Cal on Sep. 26, as members of the Washington men's rowing team will receive their championships rings at a pregame tailgate party at Conibear Shellhouse and the Huskies will be honored during the first half of the football game.
UW men's crew head coach Michael Callahan has named Niles Garratt as his second assistant coach, a promotion from his graduate assistant position Garratt held last year. The Huskies have also added intern assistants Kristen Brownlee and Alex Mann.
Washington men's and women's crew will be holding an open tryout for walk-ons on September 30 at 4 p.m. PT at the Conibear Shellhouse. No previous rowing experience is needed to try out.
Rowing as part of the historically dominant U.S women's eight, Huskies Kerry Simmonds and Katelin Snyder helped the U.S. win its 10th straight world championship as the duo became the third and fourth UW alumni to win gold at the 2015 Senior World Championships.
Several Huskies were in action in event finals on Saturday at the Senior World Championships, highlighted by Megan Kalmoe and her quadruple sculls crew winning a gold medal and multiple UW alumni helping qualify their boats for the 2016 Olympics.
Two more Huskies earned medals on Friday, Sep. 4, at the Senior World Championships, as Adrienne Martelli won a gold medal for the U.S. and current sophomore Viktor Pivac took bronze in the coxed pair.
Representing the U.S., current UW junior Danielle Hansen and her mixed LTA coxed four won a silver medal and a number of others Huskies advanced to their respective event finals after another exciting day of racing at the Senior World Championships.