Gold medal times help UMass rowing tie for top women's spot at prestigious event
Minutewomen earn five first places among seven event entrants
Minutewomen secure back-to-back A-10 titles, including league-best 15th in program history
Minutewomen look to record 15th Atlantic 10 title
Minutewomen's V4, 3V8 place second against BU, Northeastern, Brown
2014-15 - Sophomore:
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.
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