Asheville Youth Rowing Association performed well in the first USRowing Virtual Southeast Regionals. We placed first in three events: Men’s Double, Men’s Weight Adjusted Four and Women’s U17 Four. Our B boat placed second in the Men’s Weight Adjusted Four. We placed third in the Women’s Single and Men’s Freshman Double. We also had one fourth place finish and 2 fifth place finishes.
Four of our seniors sign to row next year as recruited athletes at the following colleges:
Lori Belanger signs to row at Clemson.
Isaac Evans signs to row at Syracuse.
Emma Halfacre signs to row at Duquesne.
Emma Steiner signs to row at Kansas.
AYRA alums have rowed at or are rowing at the following colleges: Notre Dame, the US Naval Academy, Brown, UNC-Chapel Hill, Drexel, Clemson, Stetson, U. Tennessee, Clark, Worchester Polytech, Puget Sound, Georgia Tech, Jacksonville and San Diego, among others.
John Hunter Regatta in Gainesville, Ga. Sunday, March 22
America’s Youth Cup Series II in Clemson, SC Saturday, March 28
The Dogwood in Oak Ridge, TN Saturday and Sunday, April 25 & 26
USRowing Southeast Regionals in Sarasota, FL Saturday and Sunday, May 9 & 10