Four University of Delaware Women’s Rowers Named to 2011 CRCA Scholar-Athlete Squad
May 31, 2011
NEWARK, Del. -- Four members of the University of Delaware women’s rowing squad have been recognized for their academic accomplishments by being named 2011 College Rowing Coaches Association National Scholar-Athletes.
Junior Kristen Endres and seniors Stephanie Lynch, Ashley Maguire, and Meredith Rubin were among the numerous NCAA Division I student-athletes honored with Endres, Lynch, and Maguire being honored for the second straight year. A total of 22 Colonial Athletic Association student-athletes were named to the team.
To be eligible, student-athletes must be in their second, third, or fourth year of eligibility, have rowed for a minimum of 75 percent of her team’s races, and have a 3.5 or better cumulative grade point average through the fall semester.
Endres, a pre-veterinary medicine major from Newark, Del. (St. Mark’s High School), earned her third letter in 2011 when she was a member of the Second Varsity Eights crew that placed second at the Knecht Cup, third at the Colonial Athletic Association championships, and third at the Murphy Cup. The group was also ranked sixth in the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional rankings midway through the season.
Lynch, a biology major and co-captain from Bedford, N.H. (Manchester West HS); Maguire, a psychology and criminal justice major from Springfield, Pa. (Archbishop Prendergast HS); and Rubin, a leadership major from McLean, Va. (Langley HS), all were members of the Blue Hen Varsity Eights crew during the 2011 campaign.
They each competed in all eight events during the season and helped lead the squad to a second place finish at the ECAC Regionals, a sixth place finish at the CAA Championships, and a semifinal berth at the Dad Vail Regatta.
Rubin was a four-year member of the Varsity Eights crew and earned four letters; Maguire, a CoSIDA Academic All-American nominee, was a three-year letterwinner and member of the Varsity Eights crew; and Lynch was a four-year letterwinner and three-year member of the Varsity Eights crew.