Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll - Fall 2009
As a Junior in 2010-11: Spring 2011: Finished second in the Varsity Eight against Holy Cross (April 23) ... At Atlantic-10 Championships (April 16), coxed the Varsity Four to a first place finish in heats, and then second place in the Grand Final ... At Knecht Cup (April 9-10), led the Varsity 4+A to a second place finish in heats with a time of 8:24.01, first in semi-finals with a time of 8:09.31 and first in a 7-lane Grand Final with a winning time of 7:46.2, beating out 30 other boats ... Finished first against Colgate in the 4+A in a UMass-hosted scrimmage (April 2) ... Raced in the Varsity 4+A at the Yankee Cup (March 26) and finished first place with a time of 9:36.96. Fall 2010: Led the Second Varsity 4+ at the Foot of the Charles (Nov. 13) ... Coxswained the Varsity 4+ boat to a second place finish with a time of 13:39.02 and the Second Varsity 8+ to a third place finish at the Head of the Fish (Nov. 1) ... Steered the Varsity 8+ to a 12th place finish (17:58.444) and the Second Varsity 4+ to an 11th place finish with a time of 20:55.074 at the Head of the Housatonic (Oct. 9).
As a Sophomore in 2009-10: Spring 2010: Led the Second Varsity Eight to two second place finishes against Buffalo (6:50.90) and Dartmouth (6:31.60) (May 1) ... Coxswain for the Lightweight Four that finished first at the Atlantic 10 Championships with a time of 8:11.00 (Apr. 17) ... Served as coxswain for the Varsity Four and the Lightweight 4+ that placed fourth at the Knecht Cup (Apr. 10-11) with a time of 8:12.02 ... Was slated to be the coxswain for the Varsity 4+B at the Yankee Cup (Mar. 27), but the race was canceled due to unfavorable conditions. Fall 2009: Coxswain for varsity four at Head of the Housatonic and Head of the Fish ... Coxswain for the novice eight "B" at Head of The Fish.
As a Freshman in 2008-09: Coxswain for the novice four that finished first at the Yankee Cup, Holy Cross, and Atlantic 10 Championships ... Coxswain for the novice four at Dad Vail. Coxswain for the novice eight "B" at ECAC Championships.
Before UMass: Graduated from Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School in 2008.
Personal: Em Chiu ... Born July 20, 1990 in Hyannis, Mass. ... Intends to major in Psycholinguistics.