Women's Rowing

 

  Tanya Smith
Tanya  Smith

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rochester, Minn.

High School:
Mayo HS

Height:
5-3

Birthdate:
02/15/1994

Team:
Varsity


11/02/2015

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.

10/28/2015

Rowing Returns to Action for Three Consecutive Race Days

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

10/18/2015

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.

10/17/2015

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.

10/16/2015

Rowing Gears Up for Head of the Charles

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

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
2015 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll

AS A SENIOR IN 2015-16
Fall 2015: Coxed the UMass B boat at the Princeton Chase and finished the three-mile course with a time of 16:28.9, good for 46th place of 65 (11/1) ... Earned a silver medal at the Head of the Charles in the Lightweight 4+ with a time of 19:41.2, good for an automatic reentry for UMass in the Lightweight 4+ at the 2016 Head of the Charles next season (10/18).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2014-15
Spring 2015: In UMass' meet with BC, MIT and Dartmouth (4/4), earned a bronze medal with a time of 10:14.40 in the Second Varsity 4+ event ... Took fourth as the coxswain in the Third Varsity 8+ boat at the Knecht Cup Final (4/12) ... Also earned a silver medal vs. Connecticut (4/16) as the coxswain of the Novice 8+ boat.

Fall 2014: Placed 24th in the Collegiate Women's 8+ with a time of 16:20 and was a member of the boat that earned fifth in the Women's 4+ (19:14) at the Head of the Housatonic (10/11) ... At the Head of the Fish Regatta (10/25), was a member of the Women's Collegiate Lightweight 4+ boat that placed second with a time 13:02.70 and helped the Women's Lightweight 8+ pick up a gold medal, finishing with a time of 12:41.94.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2013-14
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).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012-13
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 her first three years in high school ... Also participated in band as a sophomore, junior and senior ... Earned a letter as a member of the rowing program during her junior year of high school.

PERSONAL:
Tanya Michelle Smith ... Born Feb. 15, 1994 to Vernon and Cathie Smith ... Has one brother, Zachary ... Participates in the Air Force ROTC ... Majoring in sociology and psychology.

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    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Mar 26
    vs Rhode Island All Day
    Saturday, Apr 2
    at UConn All Day
    Sunday, Apr 3
    vs Doc Hosea All Day
    Saturday, Apr 9
    vs Knecht Cup Day One All Day
    Sunday, Apr 10
    vs Knecht Cup Day Two All Day
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