Baseball, rowing competitors lauded for academic success
CAREER HONORS UMass Co-Athlete of the Week (May 6, 2015)
2014-15 - Sophomore: Spring 2015: Placed second in the season opener vs. Rhode Island (3/28) as a member of the Varsity 8 boat ... Earned a gold medal in the Varsity Four event with BC, MIT and Dartmouth ... Took first place in the Varsity 8 race in UMass' head-to-head matchup with Connecticut (4/16) ... Placed third in the dual meet with BU, Northeastern and Brown before helping the Maroon and White to the Atlantic 10 Championship title in the decisive Varsity 8 event Fall 2014:At the Head of the Housatonic (10/11), finished eighth as a member of the Women's 4+ with a time of 17:16 ... Finish in 10th place in the 2x at the Seven Sisters Sculling Regatta (10/12) ... Was a member of the Club 8+ team that earned a silver medal at the Head of the Charles Regatta (10/18) in a time of 16:47.50 ..... Won a pair of the gold medals in the Collegiate 8+ and Collegiate 4+ at the Head of the Fish (10/25) with times of 12:11.79 and 13:34.41.
2013-14 - Freshman: Spring 2014: Finished first as a member of the First Varsity 4+ boat in 8:26.90 at the Yankee Cup (3/29) ... Part of the Second Varsity 8+ boat and secured second in the V8 race against Colgate (4/6) in 7:52.00 ... Took first with a time of 6:09.65 in the 2V8 race in a five team meet on the Connecticut River (4/6) ... At the Knecht Cup (4/12-4/13), finished first in the Third Final (13th overall) of the 2V8 event in a time of 7:06.10 ... Against UConn (4/18), rowed in the Second Varsity 4+ boat that finished first in 8:31.74 ... Competed in the 2V8 boat against MIT, Bates and Radcliffe (4/19) ... Helped the Minutewomen win the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/4) by earning second in the Second Varsity 8+ Final in a time of 7:47.93 ... Was a member of the Second Varsity 8+ boat that competed at the 2014 NCAA Championships hosted in Indianapolis, Ind.
Fall 2013: Took third place in the Novice 8+ with a time of 17:30.8 at the Head of the Housatonic (10/12) and rowed in the Collegiate 8+ ... At the Head of the Charles (10/19-10/20), raced in the Club 8+ and finished eighth in a time of 17:32.798 ... At the Head of the Fish (10/26), captured first in the Novice 8+ in 14:07.64 and helped the Novice 4+ win gold in 15:42.82.
Before UMass: Rowed for Bella Vista High School in Fair Oaks, California ... Placed ninth at Nationals in the varsity 8+ as a sophomore and second in the lightweight 4+ as a junior ... Also a member of the honor roll.
Personal: Haley Eileen York ... Born March 16, 1995 to Steve and Molly York ... Sister to Travis and Karlin ... Intends to major in kinesiology or sport management.