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Seniors Get Special GWU Graduation Ceremony

Student-Athletes who devote so much to their athletic and academic pursuits encounter a new sacrifice come graduation time. Schedules for end-of-season competitions oftentimes conflict with graduation ceremony schedules, with both happening at the same time.

In recognition of the hard work put into both of these pursuits – as well as the ways in which these student-athletes represent the university, 2015 once again saw a special GWU Graduation Ceremony held for graduating senior athletes.

George Washington University administration should be applauded for their establishment of this special graduation ceremony, created on behalf of the students and their families.

GW Crew athletes rowing at the 2015 IRAs were honored.

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Mens V8 Wins GW Invitational Regatta 2014

GW Invitational Regatta 2014 had a first for GW’s Varsity 8 with their win of the Oliver T. Carr Trophy.

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GW Women’s Rowing Win at 25th GW Invitational

2012 men freshmen

Rowing teaches us how to succeed.

“Learning how to win: There’s something there. It’s taking everything in stride and building off our success to get us to the next race and the next level [of rowing].”

– Coach Eric Carcich
GW Women’s Rowing

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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.

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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).

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