Women's Rowing


  Pippa Edwards
Pippa  Edwards


Wayland, Mass.

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Two Boats Represent the Maroon and White at Princeton Chase

The UMass V8 and 2V8 raced against a field of 34 entrants at the Princeton Chase in Mercer, New Jersey.


Rowing Returns to Action for Three Consecutive Race Days

The Minutewomen will travel to Mercer, New Jersey to compete in back-to-back regattas.


Rowing Clinches Pair of Silver Medals at Head of the Charles

UMass took home silver medals in the Club Singles and the Lightweight 4+ at the Head of the Charles Regatta.


Three Boats Represent UMass in Day 1 of Head of the Charles

Head coach Jim Dietz alongside the Club 8+ and Champ 2x raced in Day 1 competition at the Head of the Charles.


Rowing Gears Up for Head of the Charles

UMass will send five boats to the 2015 Head of the Charles in Boston, Mass.


UMass At The NCAA Championships (May 30)

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

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)

AS A JUNIOR IN 2015-16
Fall 2015: Sat seventh seat in the UMass A boat at the Princeton Chase and finished the three-mile course with a time of 15:47.7, good for 25th place of 65 (11/1) … Paired up with Abby Norwood in the 2+ at the Collegiate Small Boat Challenge (10/31) … Finished 24th in the Championship 8+ at the Head of the Charles with a time of 17:37.8 (10/18) … Teamed up with Natalie Boisvert and Caroline Garvey at the Seven Sisters Sculling Regatta in a unique 3x boat and took first place over Tufts with a time of 18:21.3 … Tallied the final win of the regatta in the 1x with a time of 21:31.3 (10/11) … Finished ninth in the 8+ Collegiate at Head of the Housatonic in a time of 15:40.8, 20 seconds ahead of Atlantic 10 rival Rhode Island (10/10).

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).

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.


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