Women's Rowing

 

  Pippa Edwards
Pippa  Edwards

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Wayland, Mass.

High School:
Wayland

Height:
5-6

Birthdate:
07/14/1995

Team:
Varsity


05/31/2015

Minutewomen Conclude Successful Spring At NCAA Championships

Varsity 8+, Second Varsity 8+ and Varsity 4+ boats cap season in respective C or D finals

05/30/2015

Massachusetts Rowing Sends Boats To C And D Finals Sunday

Second Varsity 8+ highlights NCAA C/D semifinal action with second place finish, advancement to C Final

05/29/2015

Rowing Concludes Day One At The 2015 NCAA Championships

Minutewomen move all three boats to Saturday's C/D semifinal round

05/26/2015

UMass Travels Cross-Country For NCAA Championships Friday

Minutewomen head to Gold River, 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

05/30/2015

UMass At The NCAA Championships (May 30)

UMass rowing at the NCAA Championships. Sacramento State Aquatics Center; Gold River, Calif. May 30, 2015.

Career Honors
2013 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Fall Honor Roll
UMass Athlete of the Week (April 14, 2014)
UMass Co-Athlete of the Week (May 6, 2015)

2014-15 - Sophomore
Spring 2015: Earned a pair of medals in Varsity 8+ events against Rhode Island (3/28) and Boston College, MIT and Dartmouth (4/4) ... Placed first in the Varsity Pair with teammate Marika Kopp at the Knecht Cup Grande Finale (4/12) ... At the Atlantic 10 Championships, was a member of the decisive Varsity 8+ boat that helped UMass win its 15th conference title and earn the bid to NCAA Championships ... Earned first during the Varsity 8+ opening heat (6:46.947) at the Dad Vail Regatta (5/8) ... Also topped the semifinal Varsity 8+ race (6:31.808) at the Dad Vail Regatta (5/9) for a berth into the Grand Final ... Took home the Evelyn Bergman Trophy as the Varsity 8+ outpaced the field (6:36.376) during the Dad Vail Regatta Grand Finale (5/9) ... Was a member of the Varsity 8+ boat that placed 20th overall at the NCAA Championships in Gold River, Calif., and finished in 6:56.967 during the "D" final on Championship Sunday.

Fall 2014: Earned an eighth place finish in the 4+ with a time of 17:16 at the Head of the Housatonic (10/25) ... Finished 12th in the 1x and sixth in the 2x at the Seven Sisters Sculling Regatta in times of 21:26.1 and 20:22.7, respectively ... At the Head of the Fish (10/25), won a pair of gold medals in the 8+ (12:11.79) and the 4+ (13:34.41).

2013-14 - Freshman
Spring 2014: Rowed in the fifth seat of the Varsity 8+ boat throughout the spring season ... Finished first at the Yankee Cup (3/29) as a member of the V8+ with a time of 7:14.08 ... In the Varsity 8+ race, took first in a head-to-head meeting against Colgate (4/6) in 7:29.00 ... In a five team meet on the Connecticut River on April 6, won first in the V8+ with a time of 6:02.24 ... In the Varsity 8+ race, took gold in the Grand Final at the Knecht Cup (4/12-4/13) in a time of 6:02.24 ... Also, won gold in the pair at the Knecht Cup with a time of 8:19.47 ... Defeated UConn (4/18) in the V8 and finished first in 7:08.46 ... In the Varsity 8+ boat, notched a first place finish against MIT, Bates and Radcliffe (4/19) in a time of 7:27.8 ... Helped the Minutewomen win the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/4) by earning a first place finish in the Varsity 8+ Final in a time of 7:26.00 ... Rowed for the Varsity 8+ boat at the 2014 NCAA Championships hosted in Indianapolis, Ind., from May 31-June 1.

Fall 2013: At the Head of the Housatonic (10/12), finished second in the Open 4+ in 18:23 and tallied a sixth place finish in the Collegiate 4+ with a time of 17:54.5 ... Took first in the 4x in 17:37.1 at the Seven Sisters Sculling Race (10/12) ... At the Head of the Charles (10/19-10/20), rowed in the Championship 4+ ... Secured first in the Novice 8+ at the Head of the Fish (10/26) in 14:07.64 and helped the Novice 4+ win gold in 15:42.82 ... Earned sixth place in 8:29.08 in the Collegiate 2-C Final at the Collegiate Small Boat Challenge (11/3).

Before UMass: Participated in the 2012 Head of the Charles and finished sixth in the Youth 8+ ... Rowed for Cambridge Boat Club Juniors during the summer of 2013.

Personal: Born Philippa Lyn Edwards on July 14, 1995 in Wayland, Mass. ... Majoring in biology and political science.

Updated: June 5, 2015

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    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Oct 3
    vs Head of the Oklahoma All Day
    Sunday, Oct 4
    vs Head of the Oklahoma All Day
    Saturday, Oct 10
    vs Head of the Housatonic All Day
    Sunday, Oct 11
    vs Seven Sisters Sculling Regatta All Day
    Saturday, Oct 17
    vs Head of the Charles All Day
    Sunday, Oct 18
    vs Head of the Charles All Day
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