Women's Rowing

 

  Abby Norwood
Abby  Norwood

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Lynnfield, Mass.

High School:
Lynnfield HS

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:
08/08/1995

Team:
Varsity


11/02/2015

Two Boats Represent the Maroon and White at Princeton Chase

The UMass V8 and 2V8 raced against a field of 34 entrants at the Princeton Chase in Mercer, New Jersey.

10/28/2015

Rowing Returns to Action for Three Consecutive Race Days

The Minutewomen will travel to Mercer, New Jersey to compete in back-to-back regattas.

10/18/2015

Rowing Clinches Pair of Silver Medals at Head of the Charles

UMass took home silver medals in the Club Singles and the Lightweight 4+ at the Head of the Charles Regatta.

10/16/2015

Rowing Gears Up for Head of the Charles

UMass will send five boats to the 2015 Head of the Charles in Boston, Mass.

10/08/2015

Two Events Set for UMass Rowing This Weekend

Rowing will compete back-to-back at Head of the Housatonic and the Seven Sisters Sculling Regatta.

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

AS A JUNIOR IN 2015-16
Fall 2015: Sat fourth seat in the UMass B boat at the Princeton Chase and finished the three-mile course with a time of 16:28.9, good for 46th place of 65 (11/1) ... Paired up with Pippa Edwards in the 2+ at the Collegiate Small Boat Challenge (10/31) ... Finished 24th in the Championship 8+ at the Head of the Charles with a time of 17:37.8 (10/18) ... Finished ninth in the 8+ Collegiate at Head of the Housatonic in a time of 15:40.8, 20 seconds ahead of Atlantic 10 rival Rhode Island (10/10).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2014-15
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+.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013-14
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.

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    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Mar 26
    vs Rhode Island All Day
    Saturday, Apr 2
    at UConn All Day
    Sunday, Apr 3
    vs Doc Hosea All Day
    Saturday, Apr 9
    vs Knecht Cup Day One All Day
    Sunday, Apr 10
    vs Knecht Cup Day Two All Day
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