Katie O'Brien Named Academic All-Atlantic 10
May 7, 2004
Amherst, Mass. - UMass senior Katie O'Brien was named to the Atlantic 10's Women's Rowing All-Academic team. She has a 3.71 grade point average in Management and rows in the varsity eight boat that is ranked 17th in the nation.
O'Brien, from Shrewsbury, Mass., has been an outstanding rower for the past four years in the UMass program. She has led UMass to Atlantic 10 team championships in each of those years, plus rowed in the winning varsity the last three years. She rowed in the second varsity eight as a freshman, and that one, too. She also was in UMass' gold medal winning boat at the Women's Henley Regatta in England last summer.
Academically, she is a UMass Commonwealth College Scholar and has been on the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll and the UMass Athletic Director's Honor Roll for the last four years.
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