Michigan State rowing head coach Kim Chavers has announced the addition of four new coaches to the MSU rowing staff. Assistant coaches Austin Work, Kaitlin Ulbert and Maddie Shellgren join boatman/rigger Erick Thiemke and student assistant coach Hannah Hentgen.
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Athletic Director Bill Beekman has announced the hiring of Kim Chavers as Michigan State’s head rowing coach. A former collegiate assistant coach at Old Dominion, Indiana, and Stetson, Chavers will serve as the third head coach in program history and brings a commitment to student-athlete success, well-being, and development to East Lansing.
In a regatta featuring six ranked programs and two more receiving votes, Michigan State took seventh place (67 points) at the 2019 Big Ten Rowing Championships at Devil’s Lake State Park on Sunday, May 19. In placing seventh, Michigan State placed higher than Minnesota who was the top team receiving votes in the latest CRCA/USRowing Coaches Top 20 Poll.
The Michigan State rowing program is in Baraboo, Wisconsin this weekend for the 2019 Big Ten Rowing Championships hosted by the University of Wisconsin at Devils Lake State Park.
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This weekend, Michigan State is set to team up with the local Pink Ribbon Crew for a Breast Cancer Awareness regatta at Grand River Park on Saturday, October 27. Michigan State’s varsity and novice squads will take to the water at 4:00 p.m. with races against Wisconsin, Michigan and Eastern Michigan prior to the start of the breast cancer awareness event at approximately 6:00 p.m.
Michigan State rowing alumna Nicole Marek was honored with USRowing’s Ernestine Bayer Award as announced by the organization on Thursday, September 20. Marek is the youngest recipient of the award in its 36-year history.
Michigan State rowing alumna Emily Regan claimed gold in the women’s eight final at the 2018 World Rowing Championships on Sunday, September 16 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
Michigan State rowing alumna Emily Regan is set to compete in the women’s eight final at the 2018 World Championships on Sunday, September 16 in Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Regan and the women’s eight qualified for the final after finishing their heat with a time of 5:56.68.
Michigan State rowing coach Matt Weise has announced the addition of Mackenzie Whiteside to the Spartan coaching staff. Whiteside joins Weise, Samantha Sarff, and Liz England for the 2018-19 season. Whiteside will be tasked with working with MSU’s novice rowers.
Michigan State senior Nicole Marek (Grosse Ile, Mich.) has been selected as a Pocock Honorable Mention All-American by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA). Marek becomes the 12th All-American in the Spartan rowing program.
The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) has announced its list of National Scholar-Athletes for the 2018 season. Ten Spartans were awarded this honor at the completion of the 2017-18 academic year.
Ohio State took home gold medals in every race to win the 2018 Big Ten Championship Regatta on Sunday, May 12 at Eagle Creek Park in Indianapolis. Michigan State finished in eighth place (47 points), as the Buckeyes won their unprecedented seventh consecutive Big Ten team championship. Michigan followed in second place with 163 points, Wisconsin finished third (118), Iowa claimed fourth (111), while Indiana rounded out the top five with 92 points. The Big Ten Network will air coverage of the Big Ten Rowing Championships on Sunday, May 20, at 11 a.m. ET.
The 2017 Big Ten Rowing Championship format will be an eight-lane, finals-only championship taking place on Sunday. Racing begins on Sunday morning at 9 a.m., with racing going off on 20-minute centers. The varsity eight race is at 11 a.m., with the awards ceremony scheduled for 12:30 p.m.
Three Michigan State rowers have earned spots at the selection camps for Team USA at both the World Rowing Under 23 Championships and the World University Championships.
No.15 Michigan State had a strong finish in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge in Columbus, as MSU raced against No. 4 OSU, No. 19 Duke, Notre Dame, and San Diego on the day..
Michigan State resumes racing this weekend, heading to Columbus, Ohio to compete in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Saturday. he Spartans, ranked No. 15 in the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) Poll, will race for the first time since April 7, when they raced in the Big Ten Double Dual in Ann Arbor against then-No. 11 Iowa and No. 16 Indiana.
Michigan State traveled to Ann Arbor to race in the Big Ten Double Dual against No. 11 Iowa and No. 16 Indiana, racing tough against two ranked Big Ten opponents. The race was held on Belleville Lake on Saturday.
No. 18 Michigan State will head to Ann Arbor on Saturday for a Big Ten Double Dual, racing against No. 11 Iowa and No. 16 Indiana. The race will take place on Belleville Lake in Ann Arbor.