Thirteen Harvard-Radcliffe Women's Rowers Named CRCA Scholar-Athletes

Weld Boathouse is the home of Harvard-Radcliffe's heavyweight and lightweight crews (photo Harvard Athletic Communications).

Complete CRCA Scholar-Athlete List

Eight members of the Harvard-Radcliffe heavyweight crew and five Radcliffe lightweight crew student-athletes were named to the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Scholar-Athlete list, the CRCA announced.

To be eligible for the award, student-athletes must be at least a sophomore, rowed in 75% of her team's events and have a 3.5 grade-point average or higher.

From the Black and White's heavyweight squad, Maura Church (an applied mathematics concentrator), Taylor Compton (neurobiology), Scout Moran (government), Michelle Pearson (pshychology), Laura Savarese (history), Deva Steketee (romance languages & literature), Katie Wilcox (history & science) and Jenny Wong (human evolutionary biology) were honored. It is the third CRCA Scholar-Athlete honor for Moran and Savarese and the second for Wilcox and Steketee.

Radcliffe's lightweight honorees were Claire Harmange (chemistry/physics), Christine Hughes (Slavic languages & literature), Veronique Irwin (sociology), Emma Lukasiewicz (phsychology) and Ronit Malka (engineering sciences). It marked the third occasion Lukasiewicz has appeared on the list and second time for Irwin.

Both the heavyweight and lightweight crews will compete in their respective national championship regattas this weekend. The No. 1 ranked Black and White lightweights will be in Lake Natoma, Calif., for the IRA regatta, while the No. 8 Radcliffe heavyweights travel to Indianapolis, Ind., for the NCAA championship event.