The men's and women's varsity eight rowed to their seventh straight Windermere Cup victories in the best weather and biggest crowd Opening Day has seen in years.
Junior rower Ruth Whyman talks about the Huskies' trip to the San Diego Crew Classic, where they had their first test against intercollegiate competition in 2013.
With a race forced to be rescheduled to Friday the Huskies still manage to race well.
The Washington novice eight boat took first in a wire-to-wire finish in the Women's Collegiate Novice Grand Final on the second day of the San Diego Crew Classic on Mission Bay. The Huskies raced in a total of four grand finals on Sunday, earning two third-place finishes by the 2V8 and V4, and a fifith-place finish by the varsity eight.
High School:Participated in skiing and weightlifting.
Husky Rowing Experience: 2013 (Freshman)Took home a gold medal rowing five seat for the Novice 8 at the Pac-12 Championships....Rowed five seat for the winning Novice 8 at the Windermere Cup Regatta...Rowed five seat for the Novice 8 shell that placed first at the Cal Dual...Rowed five seat for the Freshmen "A" shell at the WSU Dual...Rowed five seat for the women's freshman class in the Seattle Times Women's Eight at the Class Day Regatta 2013.. Rowed five seat forthe winning shell in the Novice Grand Final, who took home the Laurel V. Korholz Perpetual Trophy at the San Diego Crew Classic.
Personal:Daughter of Carol and Steve Filer