The Minutewomen move their annual race with the Huskies to their spot on the Connecticut.
The Minutewomen will compete in the two day regatta on Saturday and Sunday.
The Minutewomen compete against the Crusaders annually in the spring.
The Minutewomen open their spring season at the annual event hosted by URI.
Three UMass boats will be racing in the novice-only regatta.
As a Freshman in 2012-13: Fall 2012: Finished second in the novice 8+ with a time of 16:36.90 at the Head of the Housatonic (Oct. 6)...Finished third in the open 2X at the Seven Sisters Sculling Race (Oct. 13) with a time of 17:51.7...Finished in 16th at the Head of the Charles (Oct. 20) in the club 8+ with a time of 18:36.39...Finished first in the collegiate quad (13:02.72) and finished second in the junior varsity 8+ (12:39.64) at the Head of the Fish (Oct. 27).
Before UMass: A 2012 graduate of The Baldwin School ... Received the Hester Chaplin Award, the Ruth Davidon Elite Athlete Award, the Margot Cunningham Award, and the Inter-Ac Athletic Award as a senior...Was the captain of her crew, basketball, and volleyball teams...Rowed in the 2011 Royal Canadian Henley Regatta and at the 2011 Royal Women's Henley Regatta in England in the quad.
Personal: Kaylah Zara Kleczka ... Born March 26, 1994 to Timothy and Kimberley Kleczka ... Has one sibling Keanan ... Intends to major in Sport Management.