USRowing Announces 2012 Women’s Under 23 National Team Camp Acceptances

by Allison Frederick | Apr 04, 2012
USRowing is pleased to announce that 23 athletes have been accepted to the 2012 Women’s U23 National Team Camp in Syracuse, N.Y., and Princeton, N.J.
PRINCETON, N.J. – USRowing is pleased to announce that 23 athletes have been accepted to the 2012 Women’s U23 National Team Camp in Syracuse, N.Y., and Princeton, N.J.

The camp will select the women’s eight and the women’s quadruple sculls crews that will compete at the World Rowing Under 23 Championships July 11-15 in Trakai, Lithuania. In addition, the camp may select crews in the women’s four, pair and double sculls that will compete at the USRowing Under 23 National Team Trials June 24-27 in West Windsor, N.J. A full team roster will be named by July 1.

The U.S. won four medals at the 2011 World Rowing Under 23 Championships in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, including gold in the women’s pair and men’s eight, and bronze in the women’s eight and lightweight men’s single sculls.

Camp acceptances include:

Molly Bruggeman – University of Notre Dame
Jill Carlson* – Harvard University
Leigh Carroll* – Brown University
Jamie Chapman – Dartmouth College
Gabrielle Cole – Princeton University
Madison Culp – University of Washington
Courtney Diekema – Harvard University
Amanda Elmore – Purdue University
Elizabeth England –Washington State University
Rachel Ersted* – University of California
Taylor Goetzinger – Cornell University
Jenna Gregoire – Harvard University
Brandy Herald – University of Virginia
Chrissy Holm – University of Michigan
Martha Kuzzy – University of Virginia
Daphne Martschenko – Stanford University
Catherine McDermott – Yale University
Kristine O’Brien – University of Virginia
Heidi Robbins – Princeton University
Britta Syverson – University of California at Los Angeles
Emily Theys – Duke University
Emily Walsh – The Ohio State University
Samantha Warren – Columbia University


Wait List

Katherine Ashton – U.S. Naval Academy
Caitlin Byrnes – Stanford University
Amanda Carlyon – Mercyhurst University
Anna Kaminski – George Washington University
Natalie King – Yale University
Katy Kroll – University of Iowa
Carey Mankins – Grand Valley State University
Agatha Nowinski – University of California
Rosemary Popa – University of California
Kelsey Reelick – Princeton University
Kendall Schmidt – University of Wisconsin

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