Archived News: 2009: Summer

May 25, 2009

Georgia Tech Crew Hopes for Strong Finish of 2008-2009 to Carry into 2009-2010

As the dusts settles from the spring season of 2009, Georgia Tech Crew put together another impressive season. A very young squad saw only 1 senior leave the team at season’s end—that’s for both men and women combined—but the youth did not bring down expectations or results. Georgia Tech Crew continued to assert itself in the lightweight category for both the men’s and women’s teams. The women won the SIRA regatta by a significant margin, while the men took 2nd at SIRA, 2nd at the Dad Vail and 1st at the ACRA National Championships in the Varsity Lightweight 8 event. The men’s team also tied for 2nd in team points at the Dad Vail (as the Varsity 4, pair, and Novice Ltwt 8 made grand finals), and earned 3 medals at the ACRA National Championship Regatta: Gold in the Varsity Ltwt 8 and Pair, and Bronze in the Single. Additionally, the following members of the squad earned ACRA All-Region honors: Amie Martell (Rising Sr.), Drew Mason (Rising Jr.), Thomas Evans (Rising Jr.), and Ben Loeffler (rising Sr.). Not to be overlooked are the efforts of all the coaches on the team, especially those of Coach Rob Canavan who continues to dedicate his time and efforts to improving Georgia Tech Crew.

This year Coach Rob was honored with the ACRA South-Regional Coach of the Year award. An excellent season ended for GT Crew, but even more success will be planned for, prepared for, and expected in 2009-2010.

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July 13, 2009

Become a national champion with GT Crew!

Georgia Tech Crew has become the largest and most successful club sport on campus. Competing locally in the Southeast as well as nationally, Georgia Tech Crew has competed with powerhouse varsity and club programs to become one of the most elite club squads in the country—earning medals at the Dad Vail and American Collegiate Rowing Association national championship regattas for over twelve consecutive years, including two golds and a bronze at this year’s ACRA championship regatta.

No experience necessary! Our experienced, national-team trained coaches will build you to become national champions as you make lifelong friendships, push yourself to new limits, and represent our school. Check out the Join page to sign up to receive more information, look for us at FASET, and be sure to attend one of our yearly “Meetings for the Curious.”

Hope to see you there!

Meetings for the Curious:
Tuesday, August 18, 6:00 P.M. – Student Center Crescent Room
Thursday, August 20, 6:00 P.M. – Student Center Crescent Room
Wednesday, August 26, 6:00 P.M. – CRC Rm 251

In addition to our Join page, feel free to contact our novice coaches:

Georgia Tech Crew strives to compete successfully at the highest level while providing the opportunity for all students to grow through dedication, competition, and teamwork.

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