The Minutewomen compete against the Crusaders annually in the spring.
A league-record 1,637 student-athletes recognized for achieving 3.5 GPA's or higher.
The Minutewomen also had two second place and two third place finishes.
This will be the last race of the fall season for the varsity members of the rowing team.
The Minutewomen will host the Seven Sisters Sculling Race and the novice Pumpkin Head Regattta.
As a Junior in 2012-13: Fall 2012: Raced in the collegiate 4+ at the Head of the Housatonic (Oct. 6) and finished in 12th with a time of 19:09.04...Finished in 11th in the open 2X and in 9th in the open 1X at the Seven Sisters Sculling Race (Oct. 13)...Took first place in the lightweight 4+ with a time of 14:40.90 and first in the lightweight 8+ with a time of 13:36.92 at the Head of the Fish (Oct. 27).
As a Sophomore in 2011-12: Spring 2012: Raced in the Lightweight Eight at the Murphy Cup (March 21) which finished in third with a time of 8:53.05...Competed with the Second Varsity Four at the Yankee Cup which finished in second with a time of 8:38.18...Competed in the Lightweight Eight against UConn and Holy Cross (April 6-7), finishing in first with a time of 7:25.5 and second with a time of 7:37.31, respectively...Raced in both the Lightweight Four and the Lightweight Eight at the Knecht Cup (April 15), finishing in sixth (8:26.39) in the four but did not advance to the finals in the eight...Competed in the Lightweight Eight at MIT (April 21) which finished in second with a time of 7:53.3...Competed in the Lightweight Eight at Eastern Sprints (May 13) and finished in seventh with a time of 7:47.150.
As a Freshman in 2010-2011: Spring 2011: Raced in the Novice 8+ at the Yankee Cup (March 26) and finished second with a time of 9:17.78.
Before UMass: Played golf and volleyball for coaches Sarah Dewey and Doug Cotter at Hingham HIgh School ... Was named a golf all-star following her sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... Was Valedictorian of Hingham High School in 2010.
Personal: Melissa Mary Donahue ... Born March 3, 1992 to Thomas and Ann Donahue ... Has two siblings, Courtney and Bridget ... Intends to major in Chemical Engineering.