Women's Rowing

 

  Abby Norwood
Abby  Norwood

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Lynnfield, Mass.

High School:
Lynnfield

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:
08/08/1995

Team:
Varsity


04/18/2015

Two Silver Medals Highlight UMass Rowing Performance Saturday

Minutewomen's V4, 3V8 place second against BU, Northeastern, Brown

04/17/2015

Rowing Heads To Boston For Four-School Meet

Minutewomen set to face BU, Northeastern, and Brown

04/15/2015

UMass Hosts Connecticut Thursday In First Home Meet Of Season

Minutewomen look to build on recent success

04/12/2015

Minutewomen Sweep 2- In Knecht Cup Finals

UMass records six medals in day-two of events

03/28/2015

Varsity 4+ Boat Earns Gold in 2015 Spring Opener

First and third place finishes in Varsity 4+ pace UMass rowing vs. URI

Career Honors
2013 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Fall Honor Roll
2014 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll
2015 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll

2014-14 - Sophomore
Spring 2015: Picked up a silver medal in the Second Varsity 8+ event in the quad-meet with BC, MIT and Dartmouth (4/4) ... Earned a second place finish in the Second Varsity 4+ race vs. Connecticut (4/16) ... Took fourth place in the Second Varsity 4+ boat in UMass' quad-meet with Boston University, Northeastern and Brown (4/18).

Fall 2014: Was a member of the Varsity 8+ boat and picked up a fifth place finish in the Women's 4+ in a time of 19:14 at the Head of the Housatonic (10/11) ... Raced the 1x and finished in 10th place in the 2x with a time of 21:07.2 at the Seven Sisters Sculling Regatta (10/12) ... At the Head of the Fish (10/25), was a member of the JV 8+ boat that won gold in 12:55.66 and also picked up a sixth place finish in the Collegiate 4+.

2013-14 - Freshman
Spring 2014: Raced in the Fourth Varsity 8+ boat at the Yankee Cup (3/29) ... In a five team meet on the Connecticut River (4/6), rowed in the Novice 8+ event ... At the Knecht Cup (4/12-4/13), raced in the Novice 4+ and Novice 8+ races and finished third and sixth in the Petite Finals, respectively ... Notched a first place finish in the N8 event with a time of 8:13.36 against UConn (4/18) ... Rowed in the Novice 8+ boat and secured a second place finish in 7:55.00 against Radcliffe (4/19).

Fall 2013: Was a member of the third UMass Novice 8+ boat at the Green Monster (11/2), which finished 13th with a time of 19:39.

Before UMass: Attended Lynnfield High School ... Played volleyball throughout high school where she was named an all-star in her junior and senior years ... Won state championships for volleyball in her sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... Also ran track.

Personal: Abigail Jane Norwood ... Born Aug. 8, 1995 to Jonathan and Jennifer Norwood ... Has one sister, Marie ... Studying history and public health sciences.

Updated: June 5, 2015

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    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Oct 3
    vs Head of the Oklahoma All Day
    Sunday, Oct 4
    vs Head of the Oklahoma All Day
    Saturday, Oct 10
    vs Head of the Housatonic All Day
    Sunday, Oct 11
    vs Seven Sisters Sculling Regatta All Day
    Saturday, Oct 17
    vs Head of the Charles All Day
    Sunday, Oct 18
    vs Head of the Charles All Day
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