Women's Rowing

 

  Abigail Raichek
Abigail  Raichek

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Radnor, Pa.

High School:
Radnor HS

Height:
5-1

Team:
Varsity


05/14/2016

Minutewomen Win 2016 Dad Vail Regatta Women's Team Title

UMass repeats as champions with wins in the Varsity 8+, Junior Varsity 8+ and Varsity 4+

05/13/2016

Minutewomen Race Six Boats on Dad Vail's First Day

All UMass rowing entries advance to respective semifinal rounds on strong performances

05/12/2016

Rowing Heads to Dad Vail Regatta for Two-Day Event

Massachusetts enters as the two-time defending women's champion at the prestigious race

05/08/2016

UMass Finishes Second at A-10 Championship on Tie-Breaker

UMass, Rhode Island each pick up 51 team points, Rams' Varsity 8+ win nets Rhody team title

05/06/2016

Rowing Season Continues at Atlantic 10 Championship

UMass looks to make it three consecutive titles with Sunday races

05/30/2015

UMass At The NCAA Championships (May 30)

UMass rowing at the NCAA Championships. Sacramento State Aquatics Center; Gold River, Calif. May 30, 2015.

CAREER HONORS
2015 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll

AS A JUNIOR IN 2015-16
Spring 2016: Competed in the Third Varsity 8+ in the season home opener against Atlantic 10 conference rival Rhode Island (3/26) ... Coxed the Varsity 4+ at the inaugural Doc Hosea Regatta in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (4/3) ...Took home first place in the Third Final of the Varsity 4+ at the Knecht Cup with a time of 7:43.88 (4/10) ... Coxed the Varsity 4+ to a second place finish with a time of 7:40.0 at the Four-School Regatta on the Charles River over Northeastern and Boston University. Dartmouth picked up the victory in a time of 7:37.4 (4/17).

Fall 2015: Did not compete.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2014-15
Spring 2015: Placed first in the Varsity 4+ event at UMass' season opener vs. Rhode Island (3/28) ... Finished fourth at the Knecht Cup Finals (4/12) in the Varsity 4+ race ... Was the coxswain of the gold medalist Varsity 4+ boat in the head-to-head matchup with Connecticut (4/16) ... Took home a silver medal in the same event vs. BU, Northeastern and Brown (4/18) ... Helped lead the UMass Varsity 4+ boat to a silver medal at the Atlantic 10 Championship to earn the automatic bid to the NCAA Championships ... Took the top spot in the Dad Vail Regatta Varsity 4+ heat (7:33.029) on May 8 ... Added a first place during the Varsity 4+ Semifinal at the Dad Vail Regatta (5/9) as the boat reached the line in 7:27.395 to advance to the Grand Final ... Won the Maragaret McNiff Trophy with first place in the Dad Vail Regatta Varsity 4+ Grand Finale as UMass reached the finish in 7:28.673 ... At the NCAA Championship in Gold River, Calif., was a member of the Varsity 4+ boat that placed 21st overall as it ended its final competitive run in a time of 8:33.756 in the "D" final on Championship Sunday.

Fall 2014: Raced in the Varsity 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).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013-14
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 8+ as a senior ... Placed third in the Philadelphia City Championships in the 4+ ... Named team captain for her senior season ... Also swam all four years in high school.

PERSONAL: Abigail Beth Raichek ... Daughter of Evan and Judy Raichek ... Has a twin sister, Rebecca ... Majoring in hospitality and tourism management.

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