BL crew returns from regionals with numerous medals

BL crew returns from regionals with numerous medals

Bishop Lynch rowers with Dallas United Crew (DUC) concluded the spring regatta season in Oklahoma City last weekend at the USRowing Central Regional Championships, with one BL crew member qualifying for nationals in June.

Katie Hammonds will represent BL next month at the USRowing Youth National Championships on Lake Natoma in Gold River, CA. Hammonds won gold last weekend as part of the Women's Varsity 8+ boat, rowing in the fourth seat.

George Smith was also part of a gold medal-winning team in the Men's Novice 8+ boat. Novice teams are not eligible for nationals.

Grace Clary won silver in the Women's Novice 4+, and teamed with Isabelle McLain and Riley Stowers to take another silver in the Women's Novice 8+.

Luca Whittemore (Men's Varsity Lightweight 8+) and Stephen Nygard (Men's Novice 8+) turned in bronze medal performances. Anson Smith also earned bronze in the Men's Varsity 8+ race.

Other competitors from Bishop Lynch include Grace Cook-Burton, Claire Jenkins, Samantha Taken, Rin Plemons, Caitlin Breedlove, Anna Savant and Parker Stowers.