Women's Rowing

 

  Melissa Donahue
Melissa Donahue

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hingham, Mass.

High School:
Hingham

Height:
5-7

Birthdate:
03/03/1992

Team:
Varsity


04/17/2014

Pair Of Events Ahead For Rowing This Weekend

Minutewomen will travel to Connecticut and Boston on Friday and Saturday, respectively.

04/11/2014

Rowing To Compete In The Annual Knecht Cup This Weekend

The Minutewomen will travel to New Jersey to race in the two-day regatta.

04/05/2014

Race Moved To Sunday As A Result Of Weather

Minutewomen will race against Colgate in the morning before a five team meet that afternoon.

04/04/2014

Pair Of Events Up For Rowing This Weekend

UMass set to host a set of races on the Connecticut River

03/28/2014

Rowing Heads To Rhode Island For The Yankee Cup

UMass will compete against Boston College and Rhode Island this Saturday

CAREER HONORS:
2013 Atlantic 10 Conference Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll
2012 Atlantic 10 Conference Commissioner's Fall Honor Roll
2012 Atlantic 10 Conference Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll
2010 Atlantic 10 Conference Commissioner's Fall Honor Roll

2013-14 - Senior:
Fall 2013: Rowed in the Collegiate 1x at the Head of the Fish (10/26) and tallied an 11th place finish in 18:52.07.

2012-13 - Junior:
Spring 2013: Tallied a sixth place finish with a time of 9:40.27 in the Single at the Knecht Cup (4/13-4/14).

Fall 2012: Raced in the collegiate 4+ at the Head of the Housatonic (10/6) and finished in 12th with a time of 19:09.04 ... Finished in 11th in the open 2X and in 9th in the open 1X at the Seven Sisters Sculling Race (10/13) ... Took first place in the lightweight 4+ with a time of 14:40.90 and first in the lightweight 8+ with a time of 13:36.92 at the Head of the Fish (10/27).

2011-12 - Sophomore:
Spring 2012: Raced in the Lightweight Eight at the Murphy Cup (3/21) which finished in third with a time of 8:53.05 ... Competed with the Second Varsity Four at the Yankee Cup which finished in second with a time of 8:38.18 ... Competed in the Lightweight Eight against UConn and Holy Cross (4/6-4/7), finishing in first with a time of 7:25.5 and second with a time of 7:37.31, respectively ... Raced in both the Lightweight Four and the Lightweight Eight at the Knecht Cup (4/15), finishing in sixth (8:26.39) in the four but did not advance to the finals in the eight ... Competed in the Lightweight Eight at MIT (4/21) which finished in second with a time of 7:53.3 ... Competed in the Lightweight Eight at Eastern Sprints (5/13) and finished in seventh with a time of 7:47.150.

Fall 2011: Did not compete.

2010-11 - Freshman:
Spring 2011: Raced in the Novice 8+ at the Yankee Cup (3/26) and finished second with a time of 9:17.78.

Before UMass: Played golf and volleyball for coaches Sarah Dewey and Doug Cotter at Hingham High School ... Was named a golf all-star following her sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... Was the Valedictorian of Hingham High School in 2010.

Personal: Melissa Mary Donahue ... Born March 3, 1992 to Thomas and Ann Donahue ... Has two siblings, Courtney and Bridget.

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    Sunday, May 4
    vs Atlantic 10 Championship Regatta All Day
    Friday, May 9
    vs Heats All Day
    Saturday, May 10
    vs Finals All Day
    Friday, May 30
    vs Heats All Day
    Sunday, June 1
    vs Finals All Day
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