Women's Rowing

 

  Leah Hitchcock
Leah Hitchcock

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Bowdoinham, Maine

High School:
Mount Ararat

Height:
5-10

Birthdate:
06/08/1994

Team:
Varsity


10/13/2014

Successful Weekend Highlighted By Housatonic, Seven Sisters Events

Minutewomen take home 16 medals combined from challenging set of races

10/09/2014

Two Events Set for UMass Rowing This Weekend

Minutewomen to compete in Head of the Housatonic, Seven Sisters Sculling Race

04/17/2014

Pair Of Events Ahead For Rowing This Weekend

Minutewomen will travel to Connecticut and Boston on Friday and Saturday, respectively.

04/11/2014

Rowing To Compete In The Annual Knecht Cup This Weekend

The Minutewomen will travel to New Jersey to race in the two-day regatta.

04/05/2014

Race Moved To Sunday As A Result Of Weather

Minutewomen will race against Colgate in the morning before a five team meet that afternoon.

2013-14 - Sophomore:
Spring 2014: Took third place in the Third Varsity 8+ event at the Yankee Cup (3/29), finishing only four seconds behind first place Rhode Island ... Rowed in the 4V8 boat and finished first in the second Varsity 8+ race in 8:23.00 against Colgate (4/6) ... Competed in the 3V8 race in a five team meet on the Connecticut River (4/6) ... At the Knecht Cup (4/12-4/13), rowed as part of the Third Varsity 8+ boat and advanced to the Finals ... Raced in the 3V8 boat against UConn (4/18), and MIT, Bates and Radcliffe (4/19).

Fall 2013: Raced in the Collegiate 8+ at the Head of the Housatonic (10/12) ... Placed second in the JV 8+ at the Head of the Fish (10/26) with a time of 14:12.6 and rowed in the Collegiate 4+.

2012-13 - Freshman:
Spring 2013: Was part of the fourth Varsity 8+ boat at the Yankee Cup (3/30), taking second in a time of 8:43.76 ... Helped the second Novice 8+ boat to a silver medal finish at the Knecht Cup (4/13-4/14) in 7:50.95.

Fall 2012: Raced in the Novice 8+ at the Green Monster (11/3) ... Also competed the following weekend in the Novice 8+ at the Foot of the Charles (11/10).

Before UMass: A 2012 graduate from Mount Ararat High School ... Played on the basketball and field hockey teams ... Was the team captain for basketball and field hockey and received the coaches award in both.

Personal: Leah Payson Hitchcock ... Born June 8, 1994 to Colt Hitchcock and Andrea Najarian ... Intends to major in political science.

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    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Oct 25
    vs Head of the Fish All Day
    Saturday, Nov 1
    vs Green Monster All Day
    Sunday, Nov 2
    vs Collegiate Small Boat Challenge All Day
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