UMass rowing at the NCAA Championships. Sacramento State Aquatics Center; Gold River, Calif. May 30, 2015.
2014-15 - Junior Spring 2015: Helped guide the Second Varsity 8 boat to a second place finish in a quad-meet with Boston College, MIT and Dartmouth (4/4) ... In the Grand Finale of the Knecht Cup (4/12), was a member of the Varsity 4+ boat that took fourth in a time of 7:45.62 ... In head-to-head matchup with Connecticut (4/16), placed first in the Varsity 4+ ... Won a silver medal in the Atlantic 10 Championship's Varsity 4+ race to pick up eight points towards the UMass total en route to winning the conference championship ... Took the top spot in the Dad Vail Regatta Varsity 4+ Heat (7:33.029) on May 8 ... Added a first place during the Varsity 4+ Semifinal at the Dad Vail Regatta (5/9) as the boat reached the line in 7:27.395 to advance to the Grand Final ... Won the Maragaret McNiff Trophy with first place in the Dad Vail Regatta Varsity 4+ Grand Finale as UMass reached the finish in 7:28.673 ... At the NCAA Championship in Gold River, Calif., was a member of the Varsity 4 boat that placed 21st overall as it ended its final competitive run in a time of 8:33.756 in the "D" final on Championship Sunday.
Fall 2014: Earned a fifth place finish in the 4+ with a time of 19:14 while placing 24th as a member of the Women's 8+ (16:20) at the Head of the Housatonic (10/11) ... Raced in the 1x at the Seven Sisters Sculling Regatta (10/12), placing third in 22:34.4 ... Won a silver medal as part of the Club 8+ boat at the Head of the Charles Regatta (10/18) in a time of 16:09.90 ... Placed first in the JV 8+ with a time of 12:55.66 at the Head of the Fish (10/25) while picking up a sixth place finish in the Collegiate 4+ in 14:16.48.
2013-14 - Sophomore Spring 2014: Rowed in the Second Varsity 4+ boat at the Yankee Cup (3/29) and finished first in 8:41.41 ... At the Knecht Cup (4/12-4/13), competed in the 2V4 and 3V8 boats and advanced to the Finals in both events ... Was a member of the Second Varsity 4+ boat and finished first in 8:31.74 against UConn (4/18) ... Raced in the Second Varsity 4+ boat against MIT, Bates and Radcliffe (4/19) ... Part of the Second Varsity 8+ boat that competed at the 2014 NCAA Championships hosted in Indianapolis, Ind.
Fall 2013: As part of the second UMass entry in the Open 4+, finished third at the Head of the Housatonic (10/12) in a time of 18:43.3 ... At the Head of the Fish (10/26), placed second in the JV 8+ with a time of 14:12.6 and also raced in the Collegiate 2x and Collegiate 4+.
2012-13 - Freshman Spring 2013: Participated in the Yankee Cup with the Third Varsity 8+, which finished third in 8:37.48 ... Novice 8+ boat she was a part of placed first against Holy Cross (4/6) with a 7:31 finish.
Fall 2012: Did not compete.
Before UMass: A 2011 graduate of Reading Memorial High School.
Personal: Courtney Erin Edson ... Born Aug. 5, 1993 ... Plans to major in accounting