Women's Rowing

 

  Sam Kolovson
Sam  Kolovson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Wayland, Mass.

High School:
Wayland

Height:
5-6

Birthdate:
05/13/1994

Team:
Varsity


05/09/2015

Minutewomen Defend Dad Vail Regatta Title With 2015 Performance

Gold medal times help UMass rowing tie for top women's spot at prestigious event

05/08/2015

Rowing Program Advances All Boats To Dad Vail Day Two

Minutewomen earn five first places among seven event entrants

05/02/2015

UMass Rowing Claims Second Straight A-10 Championship

Minutewomen secure back-to-back A-10 titles, including league-best 15th in program history

04/30/2015

UMass Rowing Looks To Defend A-10 Title

Minutewomen look to record 15th Atlantic 10 title

04/27/2015

UMass Rowing Volunteers At Ice Stars For Wounded Warriors

The two-day event raised money for injured veterans and their families

CAREER HONORS
2014 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll
UMass Athlete of the Week (April 14, 2014)

2014-15 - Junior
Fall 2014: At the Head of Oklahoma Regatta (10/4), placed sixth in the Open 1x (18:29), fourth in Open 2x (16:50), sixth in the 1x 500m (2:11) and fourth in the 2x 500m (2:00) ... Helped the Women's Open 4x take home gold with a time of 15:22.77 at day two of the Head of the Oklahoma Regatta (10/5) while also earning a seventh place finish in the Collegiate 1x with a time of 19:07.22 at the same event ... Finished 24th in the 8+ with a time of 16:20 and helped the 4+ to an eighth place finish with a time of 17:16 at the Head of the Housatonic (10/11) ... At the Seven Sisters Sculling Regatta (10/12), placed eighth in the 1x with a time of 21:11.8 and helped the 4x/4x+ boat to a gold medal, finishing with a time of 17:51.0. ... Earned a pair of first place finishes at the Head of the Fish (10/25) in the Collegiate 8+ and Collegiate 4x with times of 12:11.79 and 12:57.34 while helping the 4+ boat to a silver medal with a time of 13:42.99.

2013-14 - Sophomore
Spring 2014: Rowed in the three seat of the Varsity 8+ boat throughout the season ... Finished first at the Yankee Cup (3/29) in the V8 event with a time of 7:14.08 ... Rowed in the Varsity 8+ boat against Colgate (4/6) and secured first in 7:29.00 ... In the V8 event, took first in a five team meet on the Connecticut River (4/6) in a time of 6:02.24 ... At the Knecht Cup (4/12-4/13), won gold in 6:47.65 in the Varsity 8+ Grand Final ... Tallied a first place finish in the V8 boat in 7:08.46 against UConn (4/18) ... Against MIT, Bates and Radcliffe (4/19) in the V8 race, notched a first place finish in a time of 7:27.8 ... Helped the Minutewomen win the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/4) by earning a first place finish in the Varsity 8+ Final in a time of 7:26.00 ... Rowed for the Varsity 8+ boat at the 2014 NCAA Championships hosted in Indianapolis, Ind., from May 31-June 1.

Fall 2013: Part of one of three UMass entries in the Collegiate 4+ at the Head of the Housatonic (10/12), which finished 10th with a time of 18:23.2 and raced in the Collegiate 8+ ... Took third at the Seven Sisters Sculling Race (10/12) in the double in 22:49.6 ... At the Head of the Charles (10/19-10/20), rowed in the Club 8+ and finished eighth with a time of 17:32.798 ... At the Head of the Fish (10/26), placed seventh in the Collegiate 4+ in 15:21.28 and raced in the JV 8+ ... Finished fourth in the Collegiate 1x C Final with a time of 9:05.44 at the Collegiate Small Boat Challenge (11/3).

2012-13 - Freshman
Spring 2013: Was a member of the second Varsity 4+ boat at the Yankee Cup (3/30), finishing third with a time of 9:14.20.

Fall 2012: Did not compete.

Before UMass: A 2012 graduate of Wayland High School ... State champions all four years of high school ... As a senior captain, received the Silver Wrench Award, 8 Season Award and the Buzz Bowers Award For Sportsmanship.

Personal: Samantha Rose Kolovson ... Born May 13, 1994 to Cliff Kolovson and Ilene Knopping ... Intends to major in computer science.

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    vs NCAA Championship Heats All Day
    Sunday, May 31
    vs NCAA Championship Finals All Day
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