Women's Rowing


  Erin Kelly
Erin Kelly


Stoughton, Mass.

High School:
Fontbanne Academy




Spring 2008 (Junior): Named a Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association National Scholar-Athlete for achieving a 3.75 grade point average. Also named to Atlantic 10 Second All-Conference team for maintaining a 3.75 GPA. Member of the varsity eight team that placed fourth in the ECAC championship (6:50.93). Raced with the Varsity Eight to a third place finish (7:12.3) in the Atlantic 10 Championships...Rowed with the Varsity Eight boat to a sixth place finish in the Knecht Cup (6:56.6)...Placed first with the second varsity eight in the Yankee Cup (8:04.3). Raced with Varsity Eight at only home regatta and placed first (8:26.8).

Spring 2007 (Sophomore): Named a Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Scholar-Athlete for maintaining a 3.5 cumulative grade point average. Member of the second varsity eight team which finished second to URI in the Yankee Cup in Kingston, R.I. (3/30); first against Iona and Colgate at Orchard Beach, N.Y. (4/1); fourth against Northeastern, Texas, and Columbia in Boston (4/17); and won the silver medal in the A10 Championships (4/21) helping UMass to its 12th consecutive Atlantic 10 victory, a feat that no other Atlantic 10 team has ever accomplished. Her second varsity eight finished fourth at the ECAC Championships.

Fall 2006 (Sophomore): Rowed in the varsity eight boat that finished eighth at the Head of the Housatonic and 36th at the Head of the Charles rowed on the second varsity eight boat at the Head of the Fish and placed second.

2006 (Freshman): Raced in the second novice eight boat that placed second at the Knecht Cup and first at both the A-10 Championship and the ECAC Championships.

Before UMass: Played soccer and ran track for three years in high school ... on club soccer and swim teams, too.

Personal: Majoring in nursing ... born April 25, 1987.

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