The boats competing qualified by virtue of medalling in the Southeast Regional Championships at Lake Lanier Olympic Venue in Georgia on May 13-14, 2017.
Our Women’s V4+ (Savannah Sellers, Jaime Armitage, Alison Haas, Jessie Woy, and Samantha Sizelove) and Women’s Junior V8+ (Jenny Finch, Megan Ford, Nicole Abruzzo, Kaitlyn Bennett, Payton Graziotti, Morgan Cunningham, Hailey Waller, Jaelin Figueroa, and Ashlie Infante) both won gold. In addition, both the Men’s V4+ (Aaron Russo, Cameron McElwee, Matthew DiRico, Zachary Lung, and James Sabis) and Men’s V8+ (John Kiely, Ryan McKinney, Sean McKinney, Valentine Lindsay, John Stephan, Owen Villaneuva, Timothy Miller, Nathan Kohl, and Clarissa Barquist) both won bronze.
These four will now compete against the best rowers in the United States.
The race weekend is open to the public, with information and tickets available at: http://www.usrowing.org/event/2017-youth-national-championships/
Hope to see you on the shore! Go OARS!