Nicolas Cypro is not your average college athlete. Then again, the majority of the Washington Men's Crew wouldn't fit into that category. A high school cross country star from Spokane, Wash., Cypro caught the coaches' attention at an open tryout for the rowing team in 2012.
After winning its fourth straight IRA National Championship, UW men's crew was nominated by the Seattle Sports Commission (SSC) for Sports Story of the Year. The award is decided by fan voting, which ends this Wednesday, Jan. 14.
Stanley R. Pocock, who less than two months ago was presented with the Dr. Don H. Palmer Award at the 2014 Husky Hall of Fame induction ceremony, has died at the age of 91. Mr. Pocock passed away Monday, December 16, 2014.