Massachusetts has entered Elite 8+, Elite 4-, Elite 4x, Elite 2x and Elite 1x boats for the competition.
UMass repeats as champions with wins in the Varsity 8+, Junior Varsity 8+ and Varsity 4+
All UMass rowing entries advance to respective semifinal rounds on strong performances
Massachusetts enters as the two-time defending women's champion at the prestigious race
UMass, Rhode Island each pick up 51 team points, Rams' Varsity 8+ win nets Rhody team title
UMass rowing at the NCAA Championships. Sacramento State Aquatics Center; Gold River, Calif. May 30, 2015.
Spring 2016: Competed in the Varsity 8+ in the season home opener against Atlantic 10 conference rival Rhode Island (3/26) ... Tallied a first place victory in the Varsity 8+ with a time of 6:43.57 in a dual regatta at Connecticut (4/2) ... Sat five seat in the Varsity 8+ at the inaugural Doc Hosea Regatta in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (4/3) ... Tallied a first place finish in the Varsity 8+ in a home dual-regatta against Connecticut with a time of 6:54.05 (4/2) ... Took home fifth in the Varsity 8+ at the Knecht Cup after a 6:55.21 finish in the Grand Final. The crew opened the weekend with a win in Heat 4 at 7:18.91, followed by a second-place finish in Semifinal 3 at 6:54.83, good to advance to the Grand Final (4/10) ... Irvin also teamed up with Nicole Destefano in the Varsity Pair event and captured a silver medal in the B Final (4/10) ... Finished fourth in Varsity 8+ with a time of 6:40.3 at the Four-School Regatta on the Charles River against Boston University, Dartmouth and Northeastern (4/17).
Fall 2015: Sat fifth seat in the UMass B boat at the Princeton Chase and finished the three-mile course with a time of 16:28.9, good for 46th place of 65 (11/1) ... Paired up with Emma Hibbard in the 2+ at the Collegiate Small Boat Challenge (10/31) ... Took ninth of 38 competitors at the Head of the Charles in the Club 8+ with a time of 176:44.6, good for an automatic reentry into the Club 8+ in 2016 Head of the Charles (10/17).
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2014-15
Fall 2014: Placed fifth in the 4+ at the Head of the Housatonic (10/11) with a time of 19:14 and raced in the Women's 8+ ... At the Seven Sisters Sculling Regatta (10/12), won a bronze medal in the 4x in 19:53.7 ... Picked up a silver medal as part of the Club 8+ boat at the Head of the Charles Regatta (10/18), finishing with a time of 16:47.50 ... Picked up a gold and silver medal in the JV 8+ and the 4+ at the Head of the Fish (10/25).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013-14
Fall 2013: At the Head of the Housatonic (10/12), took second in the Open 4+ with a time of 18:23 and earned bronze in the Novice 8+ in 17:30.8 ... Part of the Novice 4+ boat that secured silver at the Head of the Fish (10/26) in 17:06.1 ... Captured fourth at the Green Monster (11/2) in the Novice 8+ with a time of 16:42.
BEFORE UMASS: Rowed for Egg Harbor Township High School ... Won the Garden State Championships sophomore year and placed second in during junior year ... Clinched third place at the Stotesbury Cup as a junior ... Named team MVP in senior season and was inducted into the Varsity Scholar Program.
PERSONAL: Hadley Alayna Irvin ... Daughter of Michael and Victoria Irvin ... Has one sister, Hunter ... Majoring in communication.