University of Cincinnati Rowing Club

University of Cincinnati

Rowing Club

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Looking Forward to Fall 2018


As the 2018 spring season comes to a close we reflect on what we have done to instill a competitive nature within our athletes. If they didn’t know before they certainly know now that there are no days off in this sport. That every practice, every extra workout is significant to their individual progress and future team's successes and failures. With that knowledge we leave the athletes to their summer training. UCRC is excited to see what the current novices add to the varsity teams in the fa...

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ACRA


After losing some of our athletes to their summer commitments we came together as best we could and meet huge success as a team in Georgia at the national championships. As a whole the women won the overall points for the small boat category and the team was listed as third for overall small boat points. Finishing second in their time trial and winning their semi final heat, the varsity women competed in the grand final and finished second inching ahead of Washington in the last 250m for a fi...

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Dad Vail Regatta


Our student athletes traveled to Philadelphia to compete in the 80th year of the Jefferson Dad Vail Regatta facing off against very strong competition. UCRC is happy to progress from sending 5 athletes the previous year to sending 23 members to the 2018 competition. Of these 23 members 2 boats advanced to grand finals including a men’s varsity pair and a men’s single. After making it through their respective time trials and heats Chris Bak placed third in the final for the men’s single and...

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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 2018. 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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Univeristy of Cincinnati Rowers

By the Numbers

37

Years in the Making

35

Active Team Members

631

Alumni

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"One Team"