February 23rd, 2022

It started as a quiet idea, an important way to keep alive a beloved teammate’s memory. Women’s rowing team captain Olivia Long was known for her energy and enthusiasm. She died on Aug. 27, 2021, due to a car accident on the freeway while traveling back to MSU. The unexpected loss rocked the team, plunging the whole MSU rowing community into grief.

Source: Michigan State University Athletics