Women's Rowing

 

  Megan Donovan
Megan Donovan

Class:
Graduate Student

Hometown:
Orange, Mass.

High School:
Mahar Regional

Height:
5-5

Birthdate:
09/20/1988

Team:
Varsity


10/23/2011

Rowers Show Their Stuff At Head Of The Charles

The Minutewomen place in the top ten in all of their races at the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta.

10/23/2011

Rowers Show Their Stuff At Head Of The Charles

The Minutewomen place in the top ten in all of their races at the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta.

10/21/2011

Members Of The Rowing Team Compete In Head Of The Charles Regatta

Three boats of Minutewomen will take to the Boston, Mass. river in this prestigious race.

CAREER HONORS:
Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll - Fall 2010
2010 Atlantic 10 Rowing Student-Athlete of the Year
2010 UMass Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year
2010 First Team All-Conference
Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll - Spring 2010
Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll - Fall 2009
2009 A-10 Academic Team

MEDIA ATTENTION:
Feature In The Boston Herald by John Connolly
Feature In The Springfield Republican by Dick Baker

As a Graduate Student in 2010-11: Spring 2011: Raced in the Varsity 8 at the Yankee Cup (March 26) and finished fourth with a time of 8:07.56 ... Placed ninth amongst lightweight competitors at the C.R.A.S.H.-B. Sprints (Feb. 21) at Agganis Arena in Boston with a time of 07:27.10. Fall 2010: Raced in the double with teammate Elizabeth Euiler at the Head of the Fish (Nov. 1), finishing first with a time of 14:38.97 and raced in the Lightweight 8+ that finished first with a time of 13:42.69 ... Also competed in the Quad at the Head of the Fish, placing second (14:37.25) ... Raced in the Lightweight 8+ at the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta (Oct. 24), finishing ninth with a time of 17:44.182.

As a Senior in 2009-10: Spring 2010: Named the 2010 Atlantic 10 Rowing Student-Athlete of the Year ... Was named to the Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team at the conference championships ... Part of the Lightweight 8+ that finished first against Buffalo with a time of 6:32.30 (May 1) ... Raced in the Second Varsity Eight that placed second at the Atlantic 10 Championships with a time of 6:49.91 and in the Quad that placed second with a time of 7:22.77 (Apr. 17) ... Was part the Varsity Four 4+ at the Knecht Cup (Apr. 10-11), clocking in at 7:50.11 for a second place finish, the Lightweight 8+ that placed fifth (7:35.46) and the Lightweight 4+ that finished fourth (8:12.02) ... Was in the second seat of the Second Varsity Eight that placed second against Holy Cross with a time of 7:45.30 (Apr. 3) ... Raced in the second seat for the Second Varsity Eight that finished second at the Yankee Cup (Mar. 27) with a time of 8:35.10. Fall 2009: Made the lightweight plaque with a time of 7:37.60 ... Rowed in the Lightweight Eight and the Lightweight Four that finished first at the Head of the Fish Regatta with a time of 15:70.54 ... Raced in the Lightweight Eight that placed eighth with a time of 18:42.843 at the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston ... Competed in one of three Fours boats and one of three Eights boats at the Head of the Housatonic.

As a Sophomore in 2007-08:: A member of the novice eight team that finished 6th in the Grand Final at the Dad Vail Regatta ... Was the coxswain for the novice eight boat, which placed third at the ECAC Championships ... Finished second in the Yankee Cup (8:18.2).

Before UMass: Earned six letters playing soccer and basketball for the Mahar Regional Senators.

Personal: Megan Elizabeth Donovan ... Born September 20, 1988 in Greenfield, Mass. to William and Jean Donovan ... Has two siblings, Tim and Lauren ... Majoring in Kinesiology.

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    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Oct 4
    vs Head of the Oklahoma Heats All Day
    Sunday, Oct 5
    vs Head of the Oklahoma Finals All Day
    Saturday, Oct 11
    vs Head of the Housatonic All Day
    Sunday, Oct 12
    vs Seven Sisters Sculling Race All Day
    Saturday, Oct 18
    vs Head of the Charles Heats All Day
    Sunday, Oct 19
    vs Head of the Charles Finals All Day
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