Women's Rowing

 

  Marika Kopp
Marika Kopp

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Baldwinsville, N.Y.

High School:
Charles W. Baker

Height:
6-1

Birthdate:
01/28/1993

Team:
Varsity


07/09/2014

Atlantic 10 Announces Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll

UMass helps record-setting conference performance with 148 honorees

07/09/2014

Atlantic 10 Announces Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll

UMass helps record-setting conference performance with 148 honorees

06/01/2014

Minutewomen Cap Impressive Spring Season At NCAA Championships

UMass ends the year ranked No. 21 nationally after final races

05/31/2014

Rowing Sends All Three Boats To NCAA Championships D Finals

Varsity 8+, Second Varsity 8+ and Varsity 4+ boats will compete Sunday

05/30/2014

Massachusetts Completes First Day At NCAA Championship

Minutewomen send all three competing boats to the C/D Semifinals on Saturday morning

CAREER HONORS:
2013 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Fall Honor Roll
2014 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll
2014 Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team
UMass Athlete of the Week (April 14, 2014)
Thomas B. and Loraine K. LeNoir Scholarship recipient

2013-14 - Junior:
Spring 2014: Rowed in the six seat for the Varsity 8+ boat throughout the spring season ... Finished first at the Yankee Cup (3/29) in the V8 event with a time of 7:14.08 ... In the Varsity 8+ boat, competed against Colgate (4/6) in a head-to-head meet and secured a first place finish in 7:29.00 ... Took first in a five team meet in the V8 on the Connecticut River (4/6) in a time of 6:02.24 ... At the Knecht Cup (4/12-4/13), won gold in the Varsity 8+ Grand Final with a time of 6:47.65 ... In the V8 events, tallied first place finishes against UConn (4/18) and MIT, Bates and Radcliffe (4/19) in times of 7:08.46 and 7:27.80, respectively ... 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: Was a member of the first UMass Open 2x boat at the Head of the Housatonic (10/12), which finished fifth with a time of 19:09.9 and helped secure ninth in the Collegiate 8+ in 16:18.6 ...Took second at the Seven Sisters Sculling Race (10/12) in the double with a time of 22:24.3 ... Rowed in the Championship 2x at the Head of the Charles Regatta (10/19-10/20) ... Competed in four events at the Head of the Fish (10/26), earning gold in the Collegiate Open 2-, Collegiate 4+ and the Collegiate 8+ and silver in the Collegiate 2x ... In the Collegiate 2x B Final at the Collegiate Small Boat Challenge (11/3), captured fifth place with a time of 8:03.23

2012-13 - Sophomore:
Spring 2013: Did not compete.

Fall 2012: Took fourth place in the 2X with a time of 19:52.04 at the Head of the Housatonic (Oct. 6)...Finished in fourth in the 2X with a time of 17:40.2 and third in the 1X with a time of 20:29.4 at the Seven Sisters Sculling Race (Oct. 13)...Raced in the championship 8+ at the Head of the Charles Regatta (Oct. 21)...Finished in eighth place in the collegiate 8+ with a time of 12:21.02 and in seventh in the open 2X with a time of 15:09.05 at the Head of the Fish (Oct. 27).

2011-12 - Freshman:
Spring 2012: Sat in the four seat in the Varsity Eight for all races...Took fifth place at the Murphy Cup (March 24) with a time of 7:59.15...Finished in third place at the Yankee Cup (March 31) with a time of 7:21.22...Defeated UConn (April 6) with a time of 6:47.5...Finished in fifth place in the Third Final of the Knecht Cup (April 15) with a time of 6:50.03...Finished in sixth place in the Petite Final of Eastern Sprints (May 13) with a time of 6:54.360.

Fall 2011: Did not compete.

Before UMass: Was a 2011 graduate of Charles W. Baker High School in Baldwinsville, N.Y. where she rowed for Coach Christopher Ludden...Rowed a 7:35 for her 2K in her senior season...Won the Most Improved Award in 2010 and the MVP Award in 2011, when she also served as team captain...Was part of the Indoor Track and Field where she competed in the high jump...Won the BHS Academic Excellence Award as well as the NYSSRA Scholar Athlete Award.

Personal: Marika Rebecca Jane Kopp...Born January 28, 1993 to David and Sharon Kopp...Majoring in environmental design.

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    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Oct 4
    vs Head of the Oklahoma Heats All Day
    Sunday, Oct 5
    vs Head of the Oklahoma Finals All Day
    Saturday, Oct 11
    vs Head of the Housatonic All Day
    Sunday, Oct 12
    vs Seven Sisters Sculling Race All Day
    Saturday, Oct 18
    vs Head of the Charles Heats All Day
    Sunday, Oct 19
    vs Head of the Charles Finals All Day
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