Women's Rowing


  Rachel Boudreau
Rachel  Boudreau


Waterford, N.Y.

High School:




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


Rowing Concludes Day One At The 2015 NCAA Championships

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


UMass Travels Cross-Country For NCAA Championships Friday

Minutewomen head to Gold River, California, for 2015 year-end competition


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


Rowing Program Advances All Boats To Dad Vail Day Two

Minutewomen earn five first places among seven event entrants

2014-15 - Senior:
Spring 2015: Earned a silver medal in second Varsity 8+ race in dual meet with BC, MIT, and Dartmouth ... Took a pair of second place finishes in the Varsity Pair and Second Varsity 8 events at Knecht Cup Finals with times of 8:39.22 and 6:52.19 respectively ... Notched a gold medal in the Second Varsity 8 race at the Atlantic 10 Championships, which compiled 18 points towards UMass' 53 total points which helped lead them to their 15th A-10 title in program history and secured the conference bid to the NCAA tournament
Fall 2014: Placed sixth in the 1x event with a time of 19:58 at the Head of the Housatonic (10/11) ... Finished in 10th place in the 1x with a time of 21:21.8 at the Seven Sisters Sculling Regatta (10/12) ... Earned a 10th place finish in the Women's Club 1x at the Head of the Charles (10/19) with a time of 23:25.39 ... Took fourth place in the 1x with a time of 15:07 and helped capture a first place finish in the JV 8+ (12:55.66) and a second place finish in the Women's Collegiate 4+ (13:42.99) at the Head of the Fish (10/25).

2013-14 - Junior:
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 race against Colgate (4/6) ... Rowed in the Varsity 4+ boat against UNH, Wellesley, Williams and William-Smith (4/6) on the Connecticut River and finished first in 6:52.0 ... Was a member of the Varsity 4+ boat that won gold in a time of 7:44.09 at the Knecht Cup (4/12-4/13) ... Against UConn (4/18), finished first in the V4 race in a time of 8:30.04 ... Against MIT, Bates and Radcliffe (4/19), helped the Varsity 4+ take first ... Helped the Minutewomen win the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/4) by earning a first place finish in the Varsity 4+ Final in a time of 8:23.50 ... Was a member of the Varsity 4+ boat that competed at the 2014 NCAA Championships hosted in Indianapolis, Ind.

Fall 2013: At the Head of the Housatonic (10/12), finished second in the Open 4+ with a time of 18:23 and sixth in the Collegiate 4+ in 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), raced in the Championship 4+ ... Captured gold in the Collegiate 4x at the Head of the Fish (10/26) with a time of 14:42.99 ... Earned sixth place in 8:29.08 in the Collegiate 2-C Final at the Collegiate Small Boat Challenge (11/3).

2012-13 - Sophomore:
Spring 2013: Helped the Varsity 8+ to a second-place finish in a time of 7:23.85 at the Yankee Cup (3/30) ... Sat in the second seat for the Varsity 8+ boat during the Minutewomen's win at Holy Cross (4/6), earning a time of 6:49 for first place ... Tallied a first place finish with a time of 8:48.55 in the Single at the Knecht Cup (4/13-4/14) ... Sat second seat as the UMass Junior Varsity 8+ boat finished first in 7:21.57 at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/4).

Fall 2012: Raced in the collegiate 4+ and the open 8+ at the Head of the Housatonic (10/6) and took 11th and 17th respectively ... Took second place at the Seven Sisters Sculling Race (10/13) in the open 2X with a time of 17:43.6 and took seventh in the open 1X with a time of 19:21.1...Raced in the club 8+ at the Head of the Charles Regatta (10/20) and finished in 16th in a field of 34 boats with a time of 18:36.39 ... Took third place in the 1X at the Head of the Fish (10/27) with a time of 15:40.77 and took second place in the open 2X with a time of 14:07.31 and in the junior varsity 8+ with a time of 12:39.64.

2011-12 - Freshman:
Spring 2012: Competed in all eight races of the spring season in the Junior Varsity Eight ... Took second place at the Yankee Cup (March 31) with a time of 7:25.58 ... Defeated UConn (4/6) with a time of 6:56.1 ... Won the Petite Final at the Knecht Cup (4/15) with a time of 6:53.84 ... Took second against MIT and Buffalo (4/21) with a time of 7:29.2 ... Finished in second place at the Atlantic 10 Championship Regatta (5/5) with a time of 7:12.57 ... Finished in fifth place in the Grand Final of Eastern Sprints with a time of 6:54.543.

Before UMass: A 2011 graduate of Shenendehowa High School ... Rowed for coach Eric Catalano ... Was undefeated in her sophomore season and won the Head of the Charles YW4 ... Her senior season she was ranked fourth in the nation and second midweight in Canada.

Personal: Rachel Suzanne Boudreau ... Born July 20, 1993 to Brian and Sue Boudreau ... Has one sister, Lauren, who is also a collegiate rower ... Her grandfather and uncle were both Olympic Bobsledders ... Plans to major in kinesiology.

Last Updated: May 2015


    Event Calendar

    Saturday, May 30
    vs NCAA Semifinals 2nd: 2V8+; 4th: V8+; 5th: V4+
    Sunday, May 31
    vs NCAA Finals All Day
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