Minutewomen take home 16 medals combined from challenging set of races
2014-15 - Junior: 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) ... Was a member 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 August 5, 1993 ... Plans to major in accounting.