GW Men's Rowing Places Eight on IRA All-Academic Team
Three Recent Graduates Among Eight Honorees
June 25, 2013
CENTERVILLE, Mass. - Eight members of the George Washington men's rowing team have earned All-Academic Team honors from the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA), the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) has announced.
In all, 156 student-athletes from 25 institutions earned the distinction. To qualify for the team, a student-athlete must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.35 or better.
Four members of the Colonials' Varsity 8, recent graduates Anthony Paladino and Sam Goldberg, rising junior coxswain Lauren Krinker and rising senior Kasey Colander, headline the honorees. They are joined by rising sophomore Keenan Freyburg, rising junior Robert Reed, rising senior Matt Grieshaber and recent graduate Peter Joyce.
The Colonials finished 14th overall in the nation following competition at the IRA National Championships in Sacramento, Calif. The Varsity 8 tied its best finish at the event in program history with a 15th place showing while the program as a whole finished second overall in the IRA Clayton Chapman Award standings, which is awarded to the most improved team in the nation.