UMass repeats as champions with wins in the Varsity 8+, Junior Varsity 8+ and Varsity 4+
All UMass rowing entries advance to respective semifinal rounds on strong performances
Massachusetts enters as the two-time defending women's champion at the prestigious race
UMass, Rhode Island each pick up 51 team points, Rams' Varsity 8+ win nets Rhody team title
11 Minutewomen helped program win two A-10 titles with 2016 championship approaching
UMass rowing at the NCAA Championships. Sacramento State Aquatics Center; Gold River, Calif. May 30, 2015.
Spring 2016: Competed in the Varsity 8+ in the season home opener against Atlantic 10 conference rival Rhode Island (3/26) ... Sat bow seat in the Second Varsity 8+ at the inaugural Doc Hosea Regatta in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (4/3) ... Finished fourth in Heat 1 of the Third Varsity 8+ at the Knecht Cup with a time of 7:31.71 (4/10) ... Finished second in the Second Varsity 8+ with a time of 6:43.8 at the Four-School Regatta on the Charles River over Dartmouth and Boston University. Northeastern picked up the victory in a time of 6:39.6 (4/17).
Fall 2015: Sat second seat in the UMass B boat at the Princeton Chase and finished the three-mile course with a time of 16:28.9, good for 46th place of 65 (11/1) ... Took home first place in the 1x C Final of the Collegiate Small Boat Challenge with a time of 9:25.9 (10/31) ... Qualified for the 1x C Final at the Collegiate Small Boat Challenge with 13th place and a time of 8:46.7 (10/30) ... Earned a silver medal at the Head of the Charles in the Lightweight 4+ with a time of 19:41.2, good for an automatic reentry for UMass in the Lightweight 4+ at the 2016 Head of the Charles next season (10/18) ... Paired up with Hallie Dunlap in the 2x at the Seven Sisters Sculling Regatta and took home a third place finish over competitors from Tufts (10/11).
AS A JUNIOR IN 2014-15
Fall 2014: At the Head of the Housatonic (10/11), took seventh in the 1x with a time of 20:22 ... In the 1x race at the Seven Sisters Sculling Regatta (10/12), finished sixth in 21:01.3 while taking first as a member of the 2x in 19:33.7 ... Finished second as part of the Lt. 4+ boat at the Head of the Fish Regatta (10/25) in a time of 13:02.70.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2013-14
Fall 2013: At the Head of the Housatonic (10/12), earned silver in the Open 4+ with a time of 18:23 and placed sixth in the Open 1x in 21:46.5 ... Took fourth at the Seven Sisters Sculling Race (10/12) in the Double with a time of 22:51.3 ... Secured first in the Lightweight 4+ in 16:14.69 and won silver in the Lightweight 8+ in 13:47.52 at the Head of the Fish (10/26) ... Finished sixth in the Collegiate 1x C Final with a time of 9:09.4 at the Collegiate Small Boat Challenge (11/3).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012-13
Fall 2012: Did not compete.
BEFORE UMASS: A 2012 graduate of Lancaster High School in Mexico City, Mexico ... Played on the basketball team.
PERSONAL: Estefania Marti Malvido ... Daughter of Luis and Gabriela ... Majoring in food science.