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


04/16/2016

Four-School Regatta On Tap For Rowing

UMass will face off against BU, Dartmouth and Northeastern on the Charles River this Sunday.

04/12/2016

Men’s Track And Rowing Share UMass Athlete Of The Week Honors

Track and field’s John Chuma and the Second Varsity 8+ crew were chosen as UMass Athletes of the Week.

04/10/2016

Second Varsity 8+ Takes Home Gold At Knecht Cup

The Second Varsity 8+ boat claimed first place in a field of 17 competitors at the Knecht Cup in New Jersey.

04/09/2016

Rowing With Top Finishes At Knecht Cup

The UMass Novice 4+ boat will advance to the Grand Final tomorrow at the Knecht Cup.

04/08/2016

Knecht Cup Up Next For UMass Rowing

The Minutewomen will send 11 boats for New Jersey races.

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

    May 8
    vs Atlantic 10 Championships All Day
    May 13
    vs Dad Vail Regatta Day One All Day
    May 14
    vs Dad Vail Regatta Day Two All Day
    May 27
    vs NCAA Championships All Day
    May 28
    vs NCAA Championships All Day
    May 29
    vs NCAA Championships All Day
    June 3
    vs Intercollegiate Rowing Association Regatta All Day
    June 4
    vs Intercollegiate Rowing Association Regatta All Day
    June 5
    vs Intercollegiate Rowing Association Regatta All Day
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