Tag Archives: 2000s

Greg Myhr: EARC Heavyweight Coach of the Year

Congrats to former GW Men’s Rowing Coach Greg Myhr for being named the EARC’s 2015 Heavyweight Coach of the Year! Great work while he was at GW, great recognition for his work and contributions at University of Pennsylvania.

Read full announcement.

Dogs don’t Stretch!

Exercise science, sports psychology and kinesiology have their place in achieving athletic excellence, but so does guts, will and determination. Coach Devlin subscribed a bit to those later ingredients as he would jokingly ask, “What’s with all this stretching?! You ever see a dog stretch before it goes running?!”

Contributor: Coach Paul Wilkins

D’Alba named to 2006 & 2007 US National Teams

Jon D’Alba ’07 and former GW Crew Captain competed as a US National Team member in the 2007 World Rowing Championships, held in Munich, Germany. This was the second consecutive year Jon represented the red-white-and-blue on top of his Buff & Blue.

In recognition of this achievement, Jon was also named GW Athletic Department Top Senior Male Athlete for the 2006-2007 academic year. For more on this achievement, read here.

Jon continues excellence in his athletic pursuits with an extensive and impressive bicycle racing resume.

2009 Eastern Sprints: Final Results

Men’s Varsity 8 makes the Petite (2nd level) Final and secures a 3rd place finish, behind Columbia and Syracuse but ahead of Navy, Dartmouth and MIT.

Men’s Second Varsity 8 also make the Petite Final, coming in 6th place behind Northeastern University.

Men’s Freshmen 8 come in 7th place in the Petite Final, behind Dartmouth.

See full results and times.

2008 Eastern Sprints: Final Results

Men’s 2nd Varsity 8 wins 3rd round final ahead of Dartmouth, Holy Cross and Penn.

Men’s Varsity 8 finishes 2nd in the 3rd round final, 3 seconds behind Dartmouth but ahead of Holy Cross, Penn, Rutgers and MIT.

See full race results and times.

Timesheet from GW’s First Eastern Sprints, 2007

GW holds its own as a first-time participant of the prestigious Eastern Sprints Regatta!

Freshmen 8 finish 5th in their first heat, behind Georgetown (1 second), Wisconsin, Princeton, Brown – but ahead of Penn. GW Freshmen eventually go on to win the 3rd level Final against Rutgers, Holy Cross, Penn, Dartmouth and MIT.

Second Varsity 8 finishes 2nd in the 3rd level Final behind Boston University, but ahead of Holy Cross and Dartmouth.

Varsity 8 wins 3rd level Final ahead of Holy Cross, Columbia, Dartmouth, Rutgers and MIT.

See full 2007 Eastern Sprints Results

GW Freshmen compete at 2002 IRAs

Sowing the seeds, GW sends a strong Freshmen Men’s Crew to the IRAs.

The crew fought through a deep event, being eliminated in the semi-finals.

See complete results and times.

Georgetown wins 2001 GW Invitational

The GW-Georgetown rivalry showed no signs of sweetening as Georgetown won the 2001 GW Invitational Crew Classic’s Gilbert H. Hood team point trophy.

In varsity events, Temple Men dominated the eights – ahead of Georgetown, Navy and University of Virginia. University of Virginia’s women – ranked 8th in the nation at the time – won their final.

The bright spot for GW during the 2001 regatta came from GW’s novice women who finished third in the finals.

Read the GW Hatchet article.

GW Men take Silver at 2000 IRAs

A GW Men’s straight four won a Silver Medal at the 2000 IRA (Intercollegiate Rowing Association) Championships.

Despite a rough start as the crew adapted to a borrowed boat, the crew of Justin Hutchinson, Jason Anklowitz, Sal Assenza and Jeremy Dutra pulled ahead of University of Washington, Harvard University and Cornell University to pull within two seconds of the winning Wisconsin crew.

Coach Gene Kininmonth brought the crew which, making it to the Grand Final placed GW ahead of (listed in finish order) Cornell, Harvard, Washington, Rutgers, Brown, Princeton, Yale, MIT, Cornell (B), Boston University, Michigan, Syracuse, Navy, Georgetown, Penn, and Georgetown (B).

See full results and times.

See GW Hatchet article.

 

Mark Davis – DRAFT

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