Husky Rowers Earn Honors

May 23, 2001

GAINESVILLE, Ga. - Several Washington rowers were honored for academicand athletic achievements at the annual NCAA Championship banquet held atthe Chattahoochee Country Club Wednesday night. The NCAA RowingChampionships are being held at nearby Lake Lanier beginning Thursday, May24 and running through Sat., May 26.

Three members of the third-ranked varsity eight crew were honored asCollegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) Academic All-Americans, eachwith a 3.5 or better cumulative grade point average. They are sophomoreLauren Estevenin, who strokes the varsity boat, six seat Anna Mickelsonand four seat Adrienne Hunter.

Mickelson was also selected to the West Region First Team, for herathletic excellence. Joining her on the first team were senior teamcaptain Rika Geyser and junior coxswain Mary Whipple. Senior Nicole Borgesreceived second team regional recognition. The three first team honoreeswill move on to the national ballot, for the all-America team that will beselected following the NCAA Championships.

Washington begins racing at the NCAA Championships Thursday morning onLake Lanier.

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