Women's Rowing


  Allison Donzanti
Allison Donzanti


West Chester, Pa.

High School:
Agnes Irwin




Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll - Fall 2009

As a Senior in 2009-10 Spring: Part of the Second Varsity Eight that had two second place finishes against Buffalo (6:50.90) and Dartmouth (6:31.60) (May 1) ... Part of the Quad that raced at the Knecht Cup (Apr. 10-11). Fall: Rowed in the Lightweight Eight and Lightweight Four that finished first with a time of 15:70.54 at the Head of the Fish Regatta ... Raced in the Lightweight Eight that finished eighth with a time of 18:42.843 at the Head of the Charles Regatta ... Competed in one of three Fours boats and one of three Eights boats at the Head of the Housatonic.

As a Junior in 2008-09: Spring Rowed the lightweight four at Knecht Cup ... Won the lightweight four at the A-10 Conference in Camden, NJ helping the team to claim the A-10 Championship for the 13th UMass win ... Rowed the lightweight four and placed second at Dad Vails in Philadelphia.

As a Sophomore in 2007-08: Fall: Stroked the lightweight eight at the Head of the Charles in Boston ... Raced the lightweight four at the Head of the Fish. Spring: Did not compete due to injury.

As a Freshman in 2006-07: Fall:Rowed in the novice eight boat that took first at the Textile Regatta and the Head of the Housatonic ... At the Head of the Fish, her novice eight boat finished sixth and her novice four boat came ahead of the rest of pack. Spring: A member of the novice eight team which took third in the Yankee Cup in Kingston, R.I. (3/30) ... Placed first in a race against Iona in Orchard Park, N.Y. (4/1) ... Also competed and took second place and the silver medal in the A10 Championships in Camden, N.J. (4/21) helping the Minutewomen to their 12th Atlantic 10 title ... Rowed in the novice eight that finished fifth at the ECAC Championships.

Before UMass: Rowed for Agnes Irwin while in high school under Coach Liz Bergen ... Helped her team to the Inter-AC Championship during her junior season ... Earned recognition as the most improved rower following her junior campaign ... Was also on the soccer, volleyball and swim teams while in high school

Personal: Allison Lauren Donzanti ... Born October 23, 1987 to Bruce and Sandra Donzanti ... Has one sibling, Dave ... Majoring in Political Science and History.

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