The Minutewomen open their spring season at the annual event hosted by URI.
A league-record 1,637 student-athletes recognized for achieving 3.5 GPA's or higher.
Three UMass boats will be racing in the novice-only regatta.
This will be the last race of the fall season for the varsity members of the rowing team.
Before UMass: A 2011 graduate of Franklin High School.
Personal: Andrea Frances Bates... Born March 25, 1993 to Thomas and Tricia Bates... Has one brother Justin... Intends to double major in Public Health and Economics.