Women's Rowing

 

  Tanya Smith
Tanya Smith

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Rochester, Minn.

High School:
Mayo

Height:
5-3

Birthdate:
02/15/1994

Team:
Varsity


CAREER HONORS
2013 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll
2013 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Fall Honor Roll
2014 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll

2013-14 - Sophomore:
Spring 2014: Took third place in the Third Varsity 8+ event at the Yankee Cup (3/29), finishing only four seconds behind first place Rhode Island ... Part of the Second Novice 4+ boat against Colgate (4/6) and finished second in a time of 10:05.00 ... Rowed in the Third Varsity 8+ race in a five team meet on the Connecticut River (4/6) ... At the Knecht Cup (4/12-4/13), advanced to the Finals as a member of the 3V8 boat.

Fall 2013: Part of one of three UMass entries in the Collegiate 4+ at the Head of the Housatonic (10/12), which finished tenth with a time of 18:23.2 ... At the Head of the Charles (10/19-10/20), raced in the Club 8+ and finished eighth in 17:32.798 ... Captured 11th in the JV 8+ in 15:32.67 at the Head of the Fish (10/26).

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 ... Served as the coxswain for UMass' second varsity 4+ at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/4), which tallied first in 8:41.16.

Fall 2012: Placed second in her first collegiate race as the coxswain of the novice 8+ with a time of 16:36.90 at the Head of the Housatonic (10/6) and took sixth in the open 4+ with a time of 20:52.53 ... Coxed the championship 4+ at the Head of the Charles (10/21) ... Took first as the coxswain of the novice 4+ with a time of 13:54.02 at the Head of the Fish (10/27).

Before UMass: Attended Mayo High School ... Received a varsity letter in slalom skiing during first three years in high school ... Also participated in band sophomore, junior and senior years ... Earned a letter as a member of the rowing program in junior year of high school.

Personal: Tanya Michelle Smith ... Born February 15, 1994 to Vernon and Cathie Smith ... Has one brother, Zachary ... Participates in the Air Force ROTC ... Intends on majoring in psychology.

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    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Oct 4
    vs Head of the Oklahoma Heats All Day
    Sunday, Oct 5
    vs Head of the Oklahoma Finals All Day
    Saturday, Oct 11
    vs Head of the Housatonic All Day
    Sunday, Oct 12
    vs Seven Sisters Sculling Race All Day
    Saturday, Oct 18
    vs Head of the Charles Heats All Day
    Sunday, Oct 19
    vs Head of the Charles Finals All Day
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