Total Number and Average Per School Highest in League History
Greensboro, N.C.—The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association has honored 68 rowers from Atlantic Coast Conference’s nine institutions that sponsor rowing as 2015 CRCA Scholar-Athletes.
The total of 68 honorees is by far the most in ACC history, topping the 2014 previous record of 49. The average number of honorees per school of 7.5 was also the highest in league history, topping the 6.1 average also set in 2014.
Syracuse led all ACC schools with 12 honorees followed by Louisville with 10 and Notre Dame and North Carolina with nine each. Boston College and Clemson each had seven selections followed by Miami (6), Duke (5) and Virginia (3).
Eleven ACC rowers were named a CRCA Scholar-Athlete for the third time in their careers including: Ellen Burr, Alicia McKean and Kaitlyn Votta of Boston College; Stephanie Allen and Samantha Duggan of Clemson; Hannah Meister of Miami; Sarah Priest of North Carolina; Rose Doerfler and Anna Kottkamp of Notre Dame and Rose Aschebrock and Caroline Habjan of Syracuse.
A total of 27 captured their second straight honor including the 11 three-time honorees and Maclaine Sisco of Boston College; Erin Ferguson and Anna Skochdopole of Clemson; Claire Vannelli of Duke; Cynthia Doyle, Jami Montesano, Katie Nord, Kylen Pattermann and Hanna Spittel of Louisville; Sara Aschebrock, Lindsay Bouchacourt, Frida Carlsson and Caitlin Lowe of Miami; Sarah Kappers, Kathleen Skorcz and Alex Techar of Notre Dame.
The ACC honorees are listed by school (Name, Academic Major, Hometown).
Boston College (7)
Ellen Burr, International Studies, Cazenovia, N.Y.