Archived News: 2012: Spring

January 9, 2012

End of a good season, on to a better

November marked the end of a good season for fall racing. The men got third place in the club 8+ at head of the Charles and second place in the mens champion 8+ at head of the hooch. The women got 2nd place in the club 8+ at head of the hooch. Congratulations to all.

We are excited about our new novice rowers, and we can’t wait to see them blossom in the spring season. We are looking forward, first there is erg sprints on February 7th, and then for the real racing.

February 7, 2012

Georgia Tech Crew Featured in the Daily Digest

Georgia Tech Crew was featured in today’s Daily Digest!

February 15, 2012

2012 Atlanta Erg Sprints

Georgia Tech Crew had a great showing Saturday at the Atlanta Erg Sprints. With almost every rower achieving a PR, Sean Gibel getting a gold medal and Matt Giannelli, Samantha Casto, Kaitlin Avra getting silver medals, and Ian McCreadie and Matt Waters getting bronze in their respective events (along a strong showing in other events, like Adam Mckenzie’s Silver in the 500 Meter Dash), Tech is definitely gearing up for a fast spring season.

(Results Website)

2012 Erg Sprints

February 26, 2012

A-Town Cup

Georgia Tech had a great showing this weekend at the A-Town cup! The A-Town Cup was held by Emory at their boathouse next to Stone Mountain. Winning almost every race against UGA and Emory, Tech swept the competition away. A big shout out to the novice crews who had amazing races and really showed some great promise to the team. With such a strong start this Spring at the A-Town cup, we can’t wait to see what GT Crew brings out at the upcoming regattas! Let’s go GT Crew!

February 29, 2012

Good Luck Roz!

Last Saturday GT Crew held a retirement party for Rosalind Meyers, celebrating the service she has given the team since 1996. We wish you the best in your retirement and hope to see you at an occasional race!

March 26, 2012

John Hunter Regatta

After a great week in Panama City, GT raced at the John Hunter Regatta on Lake Lanier. In Varsity Men’s events, Tech brought home a gold in every available event of the day, a real clean sweep. The Varsity Women took home a Bronze and Silver in the JVW4+ and the Novice Men’s 8+ brought back a bronze. Great Job Tech!

April 15, 2012

FIRAs

Tech Raced yesterday at the FIRA Championship. This was the first year a 2000 meter course was used for the Championship in Sarasota. The Men’s Light Four brought home the only gold, while the Women’s Novice Eight and the Men’s Varsity Four brought home Silver Medals. Bronze crews include the Men’s Varsity Eight, the Men’s Novice Eight, and pairs from both the Men’s and Women’s squads!

April 23, 2012

SIRA Championships

At the SIRA Championships this weekend, we saw some exciting racing from Georgia Tech. SIRAs are the first race where each rower may only race once. The Men’s Light Four and Heavy Eight both just missed grand finals to crush in B Finals, while the Women’s Varsity Eight placed third in C Finals. The Novice Fours both raced in D Finals, with the Men placing third, and the Women placing first. The Men’s Novice Eight Placed 6th in B Finals. The Women’s Novice Eight placed 5th in Grand Finals against varsity squads, beating all other club teams, making them SIRA Club Champions!

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