Girls grab Silver and Bronze at Youth Nationals
The team had incredibly exciting post-season racing this year. At the USRowing Youth Nationals in West Windsor, NJ, the girl’s lightweight eight won bronze while the girl’s varsity eight edged out Connecticut Boat Club in the closing meters of the race to earn silver. The boys lightweight and varsity eights finished fifth and seventh.
The girl’s racing was exciting, and especially courageous in the eights, remarked Varsity Girl’s Coach Andy Piepmeier. They went way beyond the race plan!
The team continues training for the USRowing Club Nationals in July.
CJRC wins Gold at USRowing Club Nationals
Nearly 1,900 rowers representing 102 teams from 30 states, as well as Canada and India, competed in the event, which began on July 13.
Of those entries, 24 came from the Cincinnati Junior Rowing Club, who won 17 events at the 2016 Midwest Junior Rowing Championships, held in Bethel earlier this year.
Read the whole Article here.
CJRC Medals in 31 Events at the Saratoga Invitational
The Saratoga Invitational is America’s largest spring race featuring 10 lanes of 1500 meter racing and attracts the top crews of the Northeast. It is classified as a clash of titans as the scholastic teams and non-scholastic teams race head to head for an early season peek at the high school rowing landscape. There were 56 teams represented and over 1300 entries for the multiple races.
The CJRC were represented in the open weight and light weight races in the 8+ and 4+ crews. It was an impressive showing for CJRC as all of the crews made it to the grand finals and they were the only crew to place in all of the boys finals.
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Cincy Junior Rowing Club Wins 15th Title
June 27, 2015
For the past two decades, the Cincinnati Junior Rowing Club has had one of the more dominant programs in the Midwest region if not the whole country.
Its teams have won 15 national titles in the past 21 years, picked up 14 second-place medals and six third-place finishes. The club’s boys’ and girls’ varsity teams also have won the regional regatta every year since 2001.
The whole article is available at Cincinnati.com.