Women's Rowing

 

  Nicole Destefano
Nicole  Destefano

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Berwyn, Pa.

High School:
Conestoga Senior

Height:
5-10

Birthdate:
12/19/1993

Team:
Varsity


05/26/2015

UMass Travels Cross-Country For NCAA Championships Friday

Minutewomen head to Sacramento, California, for 2015 year-end competition

05/09/2015

Minutewomen Earn Three Gold Medals During 2015 Dad Vail Regatta

UMass rowing takes top spot in Varsity 8+, Second Varsity 8+ and Varsity 4+ during illustrious annual event

05/08/2015

Rowing Program Advances All Boats To Dad Vail Day Two

Minutewomen earn five first places among seven event entrants

05/05/2015

Panunzio, St. Pierre Named UMass Spring Scholar-Athletes

Baseball, rowing competitors lauded for academic success

05/04/2015

Four Teams Recognized With UMass Athlete Of The Week

Rowing, women's lacrosse and both track and field programs produced standout performances over the weekend

CAREER HONORS
UMass Co-Athlete of the Week (May 6, 2015)


2014-15 - Junior:
Spring 2015: Was a member of the silver-medal winning Second Varsity 8+ boat in dual meet with BC, MIT and Dartmouth (4/4) with a time of 8:10.90, less than four seconds behind the first place winner Dartmouth ... Took second in the Varsity Pair race at the Knecht Cup Finals (4/12) with teamate Rachel Boudreau ... Earned first and third place finishes in the Varsity 8 events on April 16 (UCONN) and April 18 (BU, Northeastern and Brown) respectively ... Finished three seconds ahead of Rhode Island in the decisive Varsity 8 race at the Atlantic 10 Conference Championship that secured the title for UMass and granted the Minutewomen the automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament
Fall 2014: Placed 14th in the Women's 8+ with a time of 15:35 and took second as a member of 4+, finishing in 17:35 at the Head of the Housatonic (10/11) ... At the Seven Sisters Sculling Regatta (10/12), earned a ninth place finish in 21:19.5 in the 1x event and a fourth place finish in the 2x with the time of 20:12.3 ... Picked up a silver medal at the Head of the Charles Regatta (10/18) as a member of the Club 8+ boat in a time of 16:47.50 ... Won a gold medal in the Collegiate 4+ at the Head of the Fish (10/25) in a time of 13:34.41.

2013-14 - Sophomore:

Spring 2014: At the Yankee Cup (3/29), rowed as a member of the second Varsity 8+ boat ... Part of the third Varsity 8+ boat that raced in the V8 event against Colgate (4/6).

Fall 2013: At the Head of the Charles (10/19-10/20), raced in the Club 8+ and finished eighth with a time of 17:32.798 ... Participated in the JV 8+ at the Head of the Fish (10/26) ... Earned gold in the Collegiate 2x E Final with a time of 8:17.28 at the Collegiate Small Boat Challenge (11/3).

2012-13 - Freshman:
Spring 2013: Was part of the JV 8+ that earned a third-place finish at the Yankee Cup (3/30) with a time of 7:50.73 ... Helped UMass to a head-to-head victory at Holy Cross (4/6) as a member of the Junior Varsity 8+ boat, which took first in 7:12 ... Part of the JV 8+ boat that finished in first place (6:23.31) against UConn on April 17 ... Sat seventh seat as the UMass Junior Varsity 8+ boat finished first in 7:21.57 at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/4).

Before UMass: A 2012 graduate of Conestoga Senior High School in Berwyn, Pa. ... Also played basketball and field hockey.

Personal: Nicole Lynn Destefano ... Born December 19, 1993 to Jim and Kim Destefano ... Has a brother Jimmy ... Intends to major in pre-law or engineering.

Updated: May 2015

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