Women's Rowing


  Katie O'Brien
Katie O'Brien


Shrewsbury, Mass.

High School:




Placed first in the women's open single at the Coastweeks Regatta... Rowed in the sixth seat of the varsity eight that took bronze at the Head of the Textile Regatta...stroke seat at the Head of the Charles, where the varsity eight recorded the best UMass finish ever, 19th place...at the Head of the Fish Regatta, rowed in the stroke seat for the varsity eight that took gold, and the stroke seat of the double with Kate Bonner to earn silver...also won gold in the mixed eight...teamed with Bonner over the summer to finish fifth at the U.S. Rowing Club National Championship...won the women's open single at the Festival Regatta...rowed in the stroke seat of the varsity eight that took gold in the Atlantic 10 Championship, the ECAC Championship, the Dad Vail Regatta and the Henley Regatta...earned first team Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association All-Region, and was a National Scholar Athlete team member.


Rowed in the fourth seat in the varisty eight that won the Atlantic 10, Dad Vail and Avaya Regattas, plus a second at the San Diego Crew Classic.


Won gold as a member of the junior varsity eight at Atlantic 10s. Before UMass: Four-year member of the crew team in high school, earning MVP honors in 2000.


Member of the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll and the UMass Athletic Director's Honor Roll...majoring in business management with a minor in English...a Commonwealth College Scholar...born May 5, 1982

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