Growing up, Lark Skov never imagined herself sitting bow seat in an Empacher eight on the University of Washington's rowing team; instead she dreamt of using her bow to play the viola for a music program.
The Washington women's rowing team's thrilling and historic sweep of the 2019 NCAA Rowing Championships is one of five nominees for the Seattle Sports Story of the Year, which will be announced Feb. 6 and the 85th annual Seattle Sports Star of the Year Awards.
With the calendar changing to 2020, there's no better time to look back on the last decade and the many successes of the Washington rowing program.
The Washington women's rowing team closed out its fall season Sunday with a pair of victories in the 40th Head of the Lake Regatta, winning the championship women's eight and the collegiate JV eight competitions.
SEATTLE - Four student-athletes and one team have been nominated by the Seattle Sports Commission in the 85th Annual rendition of their awards.. Kara Bajema of volleyball and Sis Bates of softball both were nominated for the Female Sports Star of the Year award, while Matisse Thybulle of men's basketball and Blake Bodily of men's soccer were both nominated for the Male Sports Star of the Year Award. The women's rowing team received the fifth nomination for the Huskies in the category of Sports Story of the Year.
A win in the women's championship fours was the highlight for the four Washington men's and women's crews that competed Sunday in the 55th annual Head of the Charles Regatta.