Women's Rowing

 

  Michaela Streitfield
Michaela Streitfield

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fort Belvoir, Va.

High School:
Mount Vernon

Height:
5-9

Birthdate:
03/22/1991

Team:
Varsity


10/10/2013

Duo Of Saturday Events Up Next For Rowing

Minutewomen set for Head of the Housatonic, Seven Sisters Sculling Race

07/25/2013

Streitfield Takes Gold In Double, Quad Events At The Maccabiah Games

Former UMass rower adds international success following strong senior season

07/17/2013

Streitfield Begins Competition At The Maccabiah Games

Minutewoman becomes one of only four collegiate rowers invited

04/17/2013

UMass Takes On UConn At Home Course In Northampton

The Minutewomen move their annual race with the Huskies to their spot on the Connecticut.

04/14/2013

Rowing Earns Three First And Three Second Place Finishes At Knecht Cup

The Massachusetts Single, Pair and Quad all won their final races.

CAREER HONORS:
2012 Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team
2013 Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team

At The 2013 Maccabiah Games: Was one of only four collegiate rowers invited to participate in the games, which are held in Israel every four years for international Jewish athletes ... Won gold with the double and quad boats.

2012-13 - Senior:
Fall 2012: Won the 1X sprint Petite Final with a time of 1:22.0 and won the 4X with a time of 15:44.210 at the Head of the Oklahoma (9/29-9/30) ... Finished in third in the open 2X at the Head of the Housatonic (10/6) with a time of 18:55.73 ... Won the open 1X and the 2X at the Seven Sisters Sculling Race (10/13) ... Rowed in the championship 8+ at the Head of the Charles (10/21) ... Won the collegiate 2X at the Head of the Fish (10/27) with a time of 13:57.31 and won the collegiate 4X with a time of 13:02.72.

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 third 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 ... Teamed with Kendall Bennett to secure first in the Pair in 8:17.80 at the Knecht Cup (4/13-4/14).

2011-12 - Junior:
Spring 2012: Finished in fifth place at the Murphy Cup (3/24) in the Varsity Eight with a time of 7:59.15 ... Took third at the Yankee Cup (3/31) with a time of 7:21.22 ... Defeated UConn (4/6) with a time of 6:47.5 ... Competed in the pair race at the Knecht Cup (4/15) and took first place with a time of 8:12.60 ... Took first place at the Dad Vail Regatta (5/12) in the pair with a time of 8:21.09 ... Finished in sixth place in the Petite Final of Eastern Sprints (5/13) with a time of 6:54.360.

2010-11 - Sophomore:
Spring 2011: Raced in the Varsity 8 at the Yankee Cup (3/26) and finished fourth with a time of 8:07.56.

2009-10 - Freshman:
Spring 2010: Part of the First Varsity Eight that had two second place finishes against Buffalo (6:29.80) and Cornell (6:26.40) on May 1 ... Raced in the First Varsity Eight that finished fifth in the Grand Final at the Atlantic 10 Championships with a time of 6:54.04 (4/17) ... Part of the Second Varsity Eight at the Knecht Cup (4/10-4/11), clocking in for a second place finish with a time of 6:56.49 ... Moved up to the Second Varsity Eight against Holy Cross (4/3), racing in the fifth seat and finishing with a time of 7:45.30.

Before UMass: Rowed for four years at Mount Vernon High School under Coach Paul Phillips ... Part of the Varsity 4 boat that reached Nationals during her sophomore and senior seasons ... Also rowed in the Varsity 8 during her sophomore and junior years ... Was the recipient of the Hammer Award following her sophomore, junior and senior seasons ... Also ran cross country and was in the marching band while in high school.

Personal: Michaela Rani Streitfield ... Born March 22, 1991 to Robert and Lynette Streitfield ... Has two siblings, Nasia and Lauren.

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