University of Cincinnati Rowing Club

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Chicago Boat Sprints


There is no off-season for the Bearcats! UC was present at the Chicago Boat Sprints this July, represented by coaches Marc and Brian , rower Tristan Hite, along with alumni Cody Webken and Rachel Blinka. Marc and Brian made it to semis in the Men's Open event, Tristan and Cody placed 2nd in the Lightweight Men's 2x, and Rachel raced a mixed 2x with Cody as well, placing 5th overall. The Bearcats can't wait to get everyone back out on the water. August, here we come!

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Ringing in the New Year


At UC Rowing, the start of the New Year brings about a renewed focus on winter training and recruitment. All three squads are back spending lots of time at the Cincinnati Rowing Center. The winter session is a time for the athletes to focus on strength training and increase speed for when the team can transition to the water at Clemson University during spring break. The coaching staff has formulated a plan of attack combining running, weight lifting, and lots of erging, with the intention of g...

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Dad Vail Regatta


Women's Team Philadelphia, PA - The Women's Varsity 4+ raced in the time trial on Friday afternoon and came in 8th place overall of 32 competitive varsity and club teams. The boat got off the water proud of their placement but still wanting to get to the Grand Finals. On Saturday the girls raced in the second heat of the semi finals and placed 3rd. The boat raced a tough 2k being only .1 seconds away from Brock in 2nd and 3.2 seconds away from Drexel in 1st. Extremely happy with their succe...

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Join the Team


Interested in joining the team? There's no experience necessary! University of Cincinnati Rowing will be recruiting at all incoming Freshman Orientations through the summer of 2017. Current and incoming students can also contact us about joining the team at any time.

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A Long Tradition of Excellence


In the fall of 1981 eager students with the help of Cincinnati area rowers William Engeman and Harry H. Graves founded the University of Cincinnati Rowing Team. Initially the team was an entity within the Cincinnati Rowing Foundation, an umbrella organization that encompassed Cincinnati Rowing Club, Outdoor Co-operative (Cincinnati Junior RC) and Xavier University and the Cincinnati Training Center. Founding members Tom Ritter, Steven Baker and Tom Stork took on the great task of developing the structure for both men’s and women’s rowing representing the university, although they commuted to Lake Harsha to train the team had early success at the Dad Vail regatta where medals were earned in the first few years. The Bearcats also began competing within two leagues the Southern Intercollegiate Rowing Association and Midwest Sprints...

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Univeristy of Cincinnati Rowers

By the Numbers

36

Years in the Making

26

Active Team Members

631

Alumni

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"One Team"