Women's Rowing


  Abigail Raichek
Abigail  Raichek


Radnor, Pa.

High School:





Varsity 4+ Boat Earns Gold in 2015 Spring Opener

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


UMass Picks Up Nine First Place Medals At Head Of The Fish

Minutewomen collect 13 total medals Saturday


Successful Weekend Highlighted By Housatonic, Seven Sisters Events

Minutewomen take home 16 medals combined from challenging set of races


Two Events Set for UMass Rowing This Weekend

Minutewomen to compete in Head of the Housatonic, Seven Sisters Sculling Race


Rowing Prepares For Appearance At NCAA Championships

Minutewomen head to Indianapolis, Ind., for three days of competition beginning May 30

2014-15 - Sophomore:
Fall 2014: Raced in the 8+ at the Head of the Housatonic (10/11) ... Earned a fourth place finish as a member of the JV 8+ in 13:04.24 and sixth in the Collegiate 4+ at the Head of the Fish (10/25).

2013-14 - Freshman:

Spring 2014: Rowed in the Second Varsity 4+ event at the Yankee Cup (3/29) and finished first in 8:41.41 ... Raced in the V4 boat in a five team meet on the Connecticut River (4/6) and notched a first place finish in 6:52.00 ... At the Knecht Cup (4/12-4/13), won gold in the Varsity 4+ Grand Final with a time of 7:44.09 ... Against UConn (4/18), part of the 2V4 and finished first in 8:31.74 ... Raced in the Second Varsity 4+ against MIT, Bates and Radcliffe (4/19).

Fall 2013: As part of the first UMass entry in the Open 4+ at the Head of the Housatonic (10/12), finished second in a time of 18:23 ... Rowed in the Lightweight 4+ at the Head of the Fish (10/26) and took home first with a time of 16:14.69 ... Earned fourth at the Green Monster (11/2) in the Novice 8+ in 16:42.

Before UMass: Coxed for Randor High School for four years ... Competed at the Head of the Charles in the men's 8+ as a senior ... Placed third in the Philadelphia City Championships in the men's 4+ ... Named team captain in senior season ... Also swam for four years in high school.

Personal: Abigail Beth Raichek ... Born February 27, 1995 to Evan and Judy Raichek ... Has a twin sister, Rebecca ... Intends to major in hospitality and tourism management.


    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Apr 4
    vs Boston College & MIT All Day
    Saturday, Apr 11
    vs Knecht Cup Day One All Day
    Sunday, Apr 12
    vs Knecht Cup Day Two All Day
    Thursday, Apr 16
    vs Connecticut All Day
    Saturday, Apr 18
    vs BU, Northeastern & Brown All Day
    Saturday, May 2
    vs Atlantic 10 Championships All Day
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