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


04/09/2016

Rowing With Top Finishes At Knecht Cup

The UMass Novice 4+ boat will advance to the Grand Final tomorrow at the Knecht Cup.

04/08/2016

Knecht Cup Up Next For UMass Rowing

The Minutewomen will send 11 boats for New Jersey races.

03/26/2016

Rhode Island Outlasts UMass Rowing In Season Opener

Rhode Island took first in four events against UMass on the Connecticut River on Saturday.

03/25/2016

Rowing To Open Spring Season Against Conference Foe

UMass rowing kicks off its spring season this Saturday against conference rival Rhode Island at home.

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.

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

    May 8
    vs Atlantic 10 Championships All Day
    May 13
    vs Dad Vail Regatta Day One All Day
    May 14
    vs Dad Vail Regatta Day Two All Day
    May 27
    vs NCAA Championships All Day
    May 28
    vs NCAA Championships All Day
    May 29
    vs NCAA Championships All Day
    June 3
    vs Intercollegiate Rowing Association Regatta All Day
    June 4
    vs Intercollegiate Rowing Association Regatta All Day
    June 5
    vs Intercollegiate Rowing Association Regatta All Day
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