After qualifying two boats at the USRowing Southeast Regional Championships, Asheville Youth Rowing Association attended USRowing Youth National Championships by invitation. During the four day race, two boats, the Women’s Varsity Four and the Men’s Varsity Four, competed against the most competitive boats in the United States.
Last Saturday, Asheville Youth Rowing Association qualified two boats to attend Nationals: our Women’s 1 Varsity Four which won Gold and our Men’s 1 Varsity Four which won Silver.
We entered 12 events and medalled in 7: 5 Golds and 2 Silvers. Every boat we entered made it to finals. Here’s the tally:
Men’s 1 Varsity Four – Silver
Women’s 1 Varsity Four – Gold
Women’s U17 Eight – Gold
Men’s U15 Eight – Gold
Women’s 2 Varsity Four – Gold
Men’s 2 Varsity Four – Silver
Women’s U17 Four – Gold
In total Team Points, we came in third out of 43 teams attending. Number 1 was Sarasota and Number 2 was Atlanta, much larger programs.
4 GOLDS, 2 SILVERS, 1 BRONZE AT 2018 SOUTHEAST YOUTH REGIONALS
TWO FIRST PLACES IN US ROWING YOUTH NATIONALS B FINALS
1 GOLD AT THE 2018 HEAD OF THE HOOCH
SIX SENIORS TO SIGN TO ROW IN COLLEGE
THANK YOU TO ALL OF THE SUPPORTERS OF ASHEVILLE YOUTH ROWING ASSOCIATION