The Pac-12 Conference announced today the 24 outstanding Pac-12 student-athletes who have been named recipients of Pac-12 Postgraduate Scholarships for the 2018-19 academic year. The scholarships, worth $9,000 each, are awarded to up to two student-athletes from each Pac-12 school annually. These worthy student-athletes maintained a minimum 3.0 grade point average and demonstrated a commitment to education, campus and community involvement, and leadership.
Purple and Gold will mix with the national colors of nine different nations next week as a large group of Washington rowers will compete at the 2019 World Rowing Championships – all with the added motivation of earning berths in the 2020 Olympic Games.
Nine Stanford rowers participated at the U23 World Championships in Sarasota, Florida, with three Cardinal taking home medals from the international competition.
Two former UW athletes have been named to the USRowing National Team for the 2019 World Rowing Championships today, as USRowing announced its lineups for two men's and three women's crews.
Ten Washington rowers earned medals Sunday on the final day of the World Rowing Under 23 Championships at Nathan Benderson Park. The UW contingent, 25 athletes in all, was led by a pair of gold medalists: Dimitra Tsamopoulou (Greece) in the women's double sculls and Harvey Kay (Great Britain) in the men's eight. Another eight individuals earned silver or bronze.
Eight UW athletes saw their World Rowing Under 23 Championships regatta come to an end with finals races Saturday at Nathan Benderson Park. Four Huskies raced in A finals (top six) while four more competed in B finals. Another 17 will row in finals on the last day of the championships tomorrow.