Women's Rowing


  Gabrielle Papineau
Gabrielle Papineau

Ottawa, Ontario

High School:


Graduate Assistant Coach


Spring 2007 (Graduate): Was selected to the All-Region team for the Mid-Atlantic Region by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association. She was also named a CRCA Scholar-Athlete for maintaining a 3.5 cumulative grade point average. Part of the varsity eight team this spring that took second place at the Yankee Cup in Kingston, R.I. (3/30); first against Iona and Colgate in Orchard Beach, N.Y. (4/1); an unfortunate last place finish due to a boat stopping crab in Boston (4/17); and finished with a silver medal at the A10 Championships in Camden, N.J. (4/21) helping her team to the 12th straight A10 Title a feat that no other school or team has been able to do. She was also a part of the varsity four team in the A10 Championships that took the silver medal only losing to URI by a mere three seconds. The varsity eight also took second at the ECAC Championship.

Fall 2006 (Graduate): Finished second at the Textile Regatta in both the open double and the women's pair ... in the women's pair at the Head of the Housatonic, she and Ellen Maskrey finished second ... she also rowed on the varsity eight that placed 36th at the Head of the Charles and first at the Head of the Fish.

2006 (Senior): Rowed in the varsity eight boat ... the boat finished first at the Yankee Cup, the Knecht Cup and the ECAC Championship.

Fall 2005 (Senior): Rowed in the fifth seat of the varsity eight at the Head of the Charles and the Head of the Fish.

2005 (Junior): Named National Scholar Athlete by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association ... rowed in the sixth seat of the varsity eight ... the boat won the Yankee Cup, Knecht Cup, the Atlantic 10 Championships, and the ECAC Championships ... the ECAC race set the course record ... teamed with Faith Harkins to finish second in the varsity pairs at the Knecht Cup.

2004 (Sophomore): Sat in the fifth seat in the junior varsity eight, winning silver at the A-10 Championships and gold at the ECAC's ... rowed in Ottawa in the Open women's Under-23 eight, placing 3rd at the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta ... she also won the Ontario Championship in the four and the eight.

Before UMass: Rowed for a club in Ottawa in 2003 ... played basketball in high school and also played ringette for 10 years.

Personal: Majoring in Kinesiology ... born January 11, 1984.

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