Rhode Island took first in four events against UMass on the Connecticut River on Saturday.
Head coach Jim Dietz alongside the Club 8+ and Champ 2x raced in Day 1 competition at the Head of the Charles.
UMass will send five boats to the 2015 Head of the Charles in Boston, Mass.
Rowing will compete back-to-back at Head of the Housatonic and the Seven Sisters Sculling Regatta.
UMass rowing takes top spot in Varsity 8+, Second Varsity 8+ and Varsity 4+ during illustrious annual event
Spring 2016: Sat two seat in the Second Varsity 8+ in the season home opener against Atlantic 10 conference rival Rhode Island (3/26).
Fall 2015: Took ninth of 38 competitors at the Head of the Charles in the Club 8+ with a time of 176:44.6, good for an automatic reentry into the Club 8+ in 2016 Head of the Charles (10/17).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2014-15
Fall 2014: Finished 10th in the 2- while also racing in the Women's 8+ at the Head of the Housatonic (10/11) ... Finished eighth and ninth in a pair of 2x races at the Seven Sisters Sculling Regatta (10/12) ... Picked up two gold medals in the Novice 4+ and Novice 8+ at the Head of the Fish (10/25) in times of 14:08.51 and 12:54.81 ... Took sixth as a member of the Novice 8+ at the Green Monsters Invitational (11/1).
BEFORE UMASS: Rowed at the Essex Rowing Club under Travis Gardner ... Earned silver at the 2011 and 2013 Club Nationals in the Junior 4+ and 4x respectively ... Helped team secure bronze in the Club Nationals Junior 4+ in 2012 ... Qualified for Youth Nationals in the 4x in 2013 ... Member of the National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Born Charlotte Brosseau Bleiler in Salem, Mass. ... Daughter of John and Genevieve Bleiler ... Sister of Jessamine and Delia.