Tennessee Rowing Year-by-Year Archive

2014-2015 Season

2015

3rd Big 12 Rowing Championships


Tennessee Rowing finished third in the automatic qualifier standings at the Big 12 Rowing Championships. Seniors Sarah McAuliffe and Whitney Wolfe and junior McDarragh Minnock were named to the All-Big 12 Rowing Team. UT landed 16 rowers on the Academic All-Big 12 Team, 14 on the first team and two on the second team. Senior Sarah McAuliffe was awarded the NCAA Women's Enhancement Program Postgraduate Scholarship for Careers in Athletics, the first time a rower at Tennessee has been awarded the honor. On April 29, 2015, Tennessee athletics honored longtime friend and benefactor, Wayne Basler, by naming the boat the Wayne G. Basler Boathouse.

2013-2014 Season

2014

Conference USA Runners Up


The Lady Vols narrowly finished second at the C-USA Championships to the Sooners of Oklahoma, hosted again by UT on Melton Hill Lake in nearby Oak Ridge. Seniors Liz Dickson and Rachel White and junior Sarah McAuliffe were named to the C-USA All Conference Team, while Dickson was named to the CRCA South First Team All-Region. Tennessee had 12 rowers named CRCA National Scholar-Athletes. Tennessee boasts 41 all time CRCA First- and Second-Team accolades and 51 all-time National Scholar Athletes. The Lady Vols won nine medals during fall racing, including three gold medals.

2012-2013 Season

2013

Conference USA Runners Up


The Lady Vols finished second to Oklahoma at the C-USA Championship, hosted on Melton Hill Lake in Oak Ridge, Tenn. Erika Johnson, Ashley Fichthorn and Liza Rader were named to the 2013 Rowing All-Conference Team, this recognition being Johnson's and Fichthorn's third consecutive year being named to the team. During fall racing, Tennessee claimed seven medals, two being gold medals.

2011-2012 Season

2012

Conference USA Champions
CRCA South-Region Coach of the Year: Lisa Glenn
C-USA Newcomer of the Year: Kayla Lucier

For the second time in three years, Tennessee won the C-USA Championship. The Lady Vols cruised to the title after winning the V8+ and 2V8+ events. Lisa Glenn was named Coach of the Year while freshman Kayla Lucier was the Newcomer of the Year. Ashley Fichthorn, Erika Johnson, Erika Lauderdale and Rachel White were named to the All-Conference squad while Johnson and coxswain Rachel Clagett earned All-Academic Team honors. The team also appeared on the series finale of ABC's hit TV show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.

2010-2011 Season

2011

Conference USA Runners Up


The Lady Vols won eight medals in the fall season, including three gold medals. The Lady Vols narrowly finished second at the C-USA Championships, hosted again by UT on Melton Hill Lake in nearby Oak Ridge, Tenn. Hilary Epes, Ashley Fichthorn and Erika Lauderdale were named to the C-USA All-Conference Team, while Lauderdale earned CRCA All-South Region distinction and Epes was named to the second team.

2009-2010 Season

2010

Conference USA Champions
CRCA South-Region Coach of the Year: Lisa Glenn
C-USA Rower of the Year: Laura Miller
C-USA Newcomer of the Year: Erika Lauderdale

In the first season of conference affiliation, Tennessee claimed the inaugural C-USA Championship, defeating UCF and Texas. Lisa Glenn was named the league's Coach of the Year while senior Laura Miller was the C-USA Rower of the Year and Erika Lauderdale was named Newcomer of the Year. Miller was also named a CRCA All-American. The conference title lifted the Lady Vols to their fourth team bid to the NCAA Championships, their seventh overall bid. UT finished 16th overall at the NCAAs.

2008-2009 Season

2009

UT narrowly missed the NCAA Championships, but came away from the season with plenty of positives. A dozen Lady Vols garnered the Academic All-SEC honors, while six made the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll. The Lady Vols earned 16 medals during the fall season, including six gold medals. UT swept the V8+, 2V8+ and V4+ against Alabama and the V8+ and V4+ claimed gold in the Aramark Sprints.

2007-2008 Season

2008

NCAA Finish: 11th


Tennessee rowing continued to reach new highs, as the Lady Vols 2V8+ reached the grand finals of the NCAA championships, marking the first time a UT shell had advanced to the championship final. As a team, UT finished 11th. The Club 8+, for the second third in school history, won back-to-back gold medals at the Head of the Charles. Erin-Monique Shelton earned her third-consecutive CRCA All-America distinction.

2006-2007 Season

2007

NCAA Finish: Team 9th


The Lady Vols made their second-consecutive team appearance and fifth-straight overall appearance in the NCAA Championships, which UT hosted on Melton Hill Lake in nearby Oak Ridge, Tenn. The team's ninth-place finish is the program's best-ever NCAA result. The Club 8+ returned to glory at the Head of the Charles, claiming UT's fourth gold medal at the world's largest regatta.

2005-2006 Season

2006

NCAA Finish: Team: 14th
NCAA South-Region Champions
CRCA South-Region Coach of the Year: Lisa Glenn


Tennessee made its first team appearance in the NCAA Championships in 2006, after claiming the South Region Championship over Virginia. UT finished 12th in the NCAA Championships. Four Lady Vols were named to the South-Region Team, while Stephanie Davis and Nina Dobratz both received National Scholar-Athlete accolades.

2004-2005 Season

2005

NCAA Finish: Varsity 8+: 8th


Again, the Lady Vols clinched a trip to the NCAA Championships, their third-consecutive bid. Tennessee finished eighth. Chelsea Pemberton earned her third-consecutive CRCA Pocock All-America honor while Andrea Bagwell earned her first. The Club 8+ again earned a silver medal at the Head of the Charles.

2003-2004 Season

2004

NCAA Finish: Varsity 8+: 10th
CRCA South-Region Coach of the Year: Lisa Glenn


For the second year in a row, the Lady Vols competed at the NCAA Championships, as the Varsity 8+ earning a 10th-place finish on Lake Natoma. UT entered the spring season ranked 13th in the country, and quickly justified the ranking as they defeated No. 8 Michigan State and Notre Dame. Chelsea Pemberton earned first-team All-America honors while Kaitlin Bargreen earned a second-team nod. It was the second-consecutive honor for both rowers.

2002-2003 Season

2003

NCAA Finish: Varsity 8+: 16th
CRCA South-Region Coach of the Year: Lisa Glenn


Tennessee made its first appearance in the NCAA Rowing Championships, as the Varsity 8+ finished 16th. The Lady Vols also won their third-consecutive Club 8+ Championship at the world-famous Head of the Charles Regatta. UT also claimed a program-first national ranking, coming in at No. 20 in the US Rowing/CRCA Poll on April 16. Tennessee would reach No. 14 later that season.

2001-2002 Season

2002

NCAA Finish: Varsity 8+: 16th
CRCA South-Region Coach of the Year: Lisa Glenn


The Lady Vols won back-to-back gold medals at the prestigious Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, claiming the Club 8+ crown. The V8+ claimed the SIRA title, while the V4+ and Novice 8+ both earned bronze medals. Five Lady Vols were selected to the CRCA Scholar-Athlete Team and 19 were named Academic All-SEC.

 

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