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


04/18/2015

Two Silver Medals Highlight UMass Rowing Performance Saturday

Minutewomen's V4, 3V8 place second against BU, Northeastern, Brown

04/17/2015

Rowing Heads To Boston For Four-School Meet

Minutewomen set to face BU, Northeastern, and Brown

04/15/2015

UMass Hosts Connecticut Thursday In First Home Meet Of Season

Minutewomen look to build on recent success

04/12/2015

Minutewomen Sweep 2- In Knecht Cup Finals

UMass records six medals in day-two of events

03/20/2015

Changes Made to Opening Weekend Rowing Schedule

Varsity 8, Novice 8 will now race in Connecticut

2014-15 - Junior:
Fall 2014: Was a member of the 8+ boat that finished 23rd at the Head of the Housatonic (10/11) with a time of 16:16 ... Placed 13th in the 1x at the Seven Sisters Sculling Regatta (10/12) with a time of 25:55.0 ... Picked up a 4th place finish as a member of the JV 8+ boat (13:04.24) at the Head of the Fish (10/25).


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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    Saturday, May 2
    vs Atlantic 10 Championships All Day
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    vs Dad Vail Regatta Day One All Day
    Saturday, May 9
    vs Dad Vail Regatta Day Two All Day
    Friday, May 29
    vs NCAA Championship Heats All Day
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    vs NCAA Championship Heats All Day
    Sunday, May 31
    vs NCAA Championship Finals All Day
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