UMass had the most student-athletes in the league attain a 3.5 GPA or higher for spring semester
The Minutewomen compete against the Crusaders annually in the spring.
The Minutewomen open their spring season at the annual event hosted by URI.
A league-record 1,637 student-athletes recognized for achieving 3.5 GPA's or higher.
Three UMass boats will be racing in the novice-only regatta.
2012-13 - Sophomore:
Spring 2013: Was a member of the second Varsity 4+ boat at the Yankee Cup (3/30), finishing third with a time of 9:14.20 ... Also sat in the fourth seat during the Yankee Cup with the third Varsity 8+, which finished third in 8:37.48 ... Served as the third seat for UMass' second varsity 4+ at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/4), which tallied first in 8:41.16.
2011-12 - Freshman:
Before UMass: 2011 graduate of Andover High School ... Rowed for the Greater Lawrence Rowing Club under Coaches Ellen Minzner and Tim Desrosiers ... Was the Novice MVP her Sophomore year of high school and was the Varsity MVP as well as varsity captain in her senior season ... Played basketball, softball and swam for her high school ... Won the Excellence Award in English, 20th Century History, Physical Education, Democracy and Media Literacy, and the overall excellence award in English during her time at Andover High School.
Personal: Arielle Patricia Gillette ... Born March 11, 1993 to James and Patricia Gillette ... Has two siblings, Pauline and Gabrielle ... Plans to major in English and minor in Education.
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