Women's Rowing

 

  Sam Kolovson
Sam  Kolovson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wayland, Mass.

High School:
Wayland

Height:
5-6

Birthdate:
05/13/1994

Team:
Varsity


07/10/2015

Rowing In Midst Of Strenuous Summer Training

Minutewomen focused on 2015-16 competitive preparations

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

05/08/2015

Rowing Program Advances All Boats To Dad Vail Day Two

Minutewomen earn five first places among seven event entrants

05/02/2015

UMass Rowing Claims Second Straight A-10 Championship

Minutewomen secure back-to-back A-10 titles, including league-best 15th in program history

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
2014 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll
2015 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll
2014-15 Team Captain
UMass Athlete of the Week (April 14, 2014)

2014-15 - Junior
Spring 2015: Placed first in the Varsity 4+ in season opener vs. Rhode Island (3/28), the quad-meet with BC, MIT and Dartmouth (4/4) and head-to-head competition versus Connecticut (4/16) ... In UMass' quad-meet with BU, Northeastern and Brown, earned silver and bronze medals in the Varsity 4+ and Second Varsity 8+ events, respectively ... Won second place in the Varsity 4+ event at the Atlantic 10 Championship to help the Maroon and White pick up their 15th conference championship title in program history ... Took the top spot in the Dad Vail Regatta Varsity 4+ Heat (7:33.029) on May 8 ... Added a first place during the Varsity 4+ Semifinal at the Dad Vail Regatta (5/9) as the boat reached the line in 7:27.395 to advance to the Grand Final ... Won the Maragaret McNiff Trophy with first place in the Dad Vail Regatta Varsity 4+ Grand Finale as UMass reached the finish in 7:28.673.

Fall 2014: At the Head of Oklahoma Regatta (10/4), finished fourth in Open 2x (16:50) and 2x 500m (2:00) and took sixth in the 1x 500m (2:11) and Open 1x (18:29) ... Helped the Women's Open 4x take home gold with a time of 15:22.77 at day two of the Head of the Oklahoma Regatta (10/5) while also earning a seventh place finish in the Collegiate 1x with a time of 19:07.22 ... Finished 24th in the Varsity 8+ with a time of 16:20 and helped the 4+ to an eighth place finish in 17:16 at the Head of the Housatonic (10/11) ... At the Seven Sisters Sculling Regatta (10/12), placed eighth in the 1x (21:11.8) and helped the 4x/4x+ boat to a gold medal, finishing with a time of 17:51.0. ... Earned a pair of first place finishes at the Head of the Fish (10/25) in the Collegiate 8+ and Collegiate 4x with times of 12:11.79 and 12:57.34 while helping the 4+ boat to a silver medal with a time of 13:42.99.

2013-14 - Sophomore
Spring 2014: Rowed in the three seat of the Varsity 8+ boat throughout the season ... Finished first at the Yankee Cup (3/29) in the V8 event with a time of 7:14.08 ... Rowed in the Varsity 8+ boat against Colgate (4/6) and secured first in 7:29.00 ... In the V8 event, took first in a five team meet on the Connecticut River (4/6) in a time of 6:02.24 ... At the Knecht Cup (4/12-4/13), won gold in 6:47.65 in the Varsity 8+ Grand Final ... Tallied a first place finish in the V8 boat in 7:08.46 against UConn (4/18) ... Against MIT, Bates and Radcliffe (4/19) in the V8 race, notched a first place finish 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: Part of one of the three UMass entries in the Collegiate 4+ at the Head of the Housatonic (10/12), which finished 10th with a time of 18:23.2 and raced in the Collegiate 8+ ... Took third at the Seven Sisters Sculling Race (10/12) in the double in 22:49.6 ... At the Head of the Charles (10/19-10/20), rowed in the Club 8+ and finished eighth with a time of 17:32.798 ... At the Head of the Fish (10/26), placed seventh in the Collegiate 4+ in 15:21.28 and raced in the JV 8+ ... Finished fourth in the Collegiate 1x C Final with a time of 9:05.44 at the Collegiate Small Boat Challenge (11/3).

2012-13 - Freshman
Spring 2013: Was a member of the Second Varsity 4+ boat at the Yankee Cup (3/30), finishing third with a time of 9:14.20.

Fall 2012: Did not compete.

Before UMass: A 2012 graduate of Wayland High School ... State champions all four years of high school ... As a senior captain, received the Silver Wrench Award, 8 Season Award and the Buzz Bowers Award For Sportsmanship.

Personal: Samantha Rose Kolovson ... Born May 13, 1994 to Cliff Kolovson and Ilene Knopping ... Majoring in computer 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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