Women's Rowing

 

  Abigail Raichek
Abigail  Raichek

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Radnor, Pa.

High School:
Radnor

Height:
5-1

Birthdate:
02/27/1995

Team:
Varsity


07/01/2015

UMass Leads A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll With 154 Honorees

A-10 Student-Athletes Set Multiple Commissioner's Honor Roll Records

07/01/2015

UMass Leads A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll With 154 Honorees

A-10 Student-Athletes Set Multiple Commissioner’s Honor Roll Records

07/01/2015

UMass Leads A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll With 154 Honorees

A-10 Student-Athletes Set Multiple Commissioner’s Honor Roll Records

05/31/2015

Minutewomen Conclude Successful Spring At NCAA Championships

Varsity 8+, Second Varsity 8+ and Varsity 4+ boats cap season in respective C or D finals

05/30/2015

Massachusetts Rowing Sends Boats To C And D Finals Sunday

Second Varsity 8+ highlights NCAA C/D semifinal action with second place finish, advancement to C Final

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

2014-15 - Sophomore
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).

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 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 ... Born Feb. 27, 1995 to Evan and Judy Raichek ... Has a twin sister, Rebecca ... Majoring in hospitality and tourism management.

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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