Seven top spots highlight team dominance over challenging field of competitors
The Minutewomen will participate in 12 races.
UMass also takes top eight finishes in two other events.
The Minutewomen head to Boston to compete this weekend.
Five University of Massachusetts boats finish respective events in top three
2013-14 - Junior:
2012-13 - Sophomore:
Fall 2012: As a coxswain, finished in 11th in the collegiate 4+ and in 13th in the collegiate 8+ at the Head of the Housatonic (10/6) ... Raced in the championship 8+ at the Head of the Charles Regatta (10/21) ... Finished in third in the collegiate 4+ with a time of 14:05.39 and in eighth in the collegiate 8+ with a time of 12:21.02 at the Head of the Fish (10/27).
As a Freshman in 2011-12:
Before UMass: A 2011 graduate of Andover High School ... Rowed for the Greater Lawrence Rowing Club under Coaches Ellen Minzner and Tim Desrosiers ... Was the Novice Captain her sophomore year and was the varsity captain in her senior season ... Played softball and participated in track and field for her high school teams ... Received the excellence in marketing award, the DECA Achievement Award and the second place award for Place Principles of Marketing at State Career Development Conference during her time at Andover High School.
Personal: Heather Nicole Pekarovich ... Born June 22 to David Pekarovich and Cornelia Murphy ... Has five siblings: Joslyn, William, Lauren, Marissa and David ... Plans to major in Resource Economics.
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