25 ACC Rowers Named 2012 CRCA Scholar-Athletes
May 24, 2012
GREENSBORO, N.C.— A total of 25 Atlantic Coast Conference rowers have been honored as 2012 Scholar-Athletes by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA), the Association announced this week.
To be named a CRCA Scholar-Athlete, a rower must: 1. Have at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA through the fall semester of 2011. 2. Met all eligibility rules as defined by her institution 3. Have rowed in her institution’s boat (s) a minimum of 75% of the current spring races or racing in a major regional conference event. 4. Have a coach be a member in good standing with the CRCA as of May 1, 2012.
Clemson led all ACC schools with eight rows chosen, followed by Boston College and Duke with six each, Virginia and Miami with two each, and North Carolina with one.
A total of eight ACC Rowers were honored for the third straight year including Emily Charnowski (St. Louis, Mo.) and Rachel Pettis (Acworth, Ga.) of Boston College; Becca Brown (Greenville, S.C.), Taylor Hoynacki (Tega Cay, S.C.) and Katie Mosier (Piscataway, N.J.) of Clemson; Tori Arendt (North Royalton, Ohio) and Rory Erickson-Kulas (Naugatuck, Conn.) of Duke; and Sarah Borchelt (Sterling, Mass.) of Virginia.
An additional four ACC Rowers were honored as CRCA Scholar-Athletes for the second time: Sarah Loiselle (Westmont, Ill.) of Boston College; Bre Przestrzelski (Swannanoa, N.C.) of Clemson; and Katie Burke (Lutz, Fla.) and Emily Theys (Stoughton, Wis.) of Duke.
The 2012 ACC CRCA Scholar-Athletes by school: