University of Cincinnati Rowing Club

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Macra 2018

On Sunday the 29th, our team hosted the Mid-American Collegiate Rowing Association Championships at East Fork Lake. Every Crew raced hard, the following lists the results.   The Varsity Women competed in an 8, two 4’s and a single. The WV8 finished 2nd in the Petite final finishing ahead of Chicago and Miami. Aisling competed in a single and finished 3rd in the Grand final beating rowers from Kansas and Marietta. The Varsity Women rowed in two fours over the weekend. The B four was placed ...

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Redhawk Sprints

2018 RedHawk Sprints, Oxford: Congrats to our rowers on their success at the first regatta of the spring season. We are very proud of our crews after having only a few practices together on the water. The following lists the results of the races: The Women’s Varsity crew sent out two fours. The A boat, consisting of rowers Megan, Emily, Sarah, and Aisling finished first with a final 2k time of 7:52.50 dropping 5 seconds off their first time of 7:57.50. The Varsity B four finished 3rd pul...

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Springing Forward

The UCRC is excited to show our new novices the ropes and welcomes back all existing members for another exciting season on the water. Wish us luck as we spring into our racing season! We have worked hard all winter through the flooding, snow, and the endless mud.

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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 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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