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About GW Women's Rowing
Women's Rowing at GW is a Division I, Varsity sport that competes in the Atlantic 10 Conference and the Eastern Sprints League from the heart of Washington, DC. All GW student-athletes receive priority class registration, which allows them to balance their academic and athletic lives with abundant internship and community service opportunities. With the Foggy Bottom campus being just blocks from the White House, National Mall, World Bank, National Embassies, and countless other points of interest, the opportunities for the GW student-athlete are second to none. The team competes in 3-4 races each fall, including the Head of the Charles, and 6-8 races in the spring. Every April for the past 25 years, the GW men's and women's rowing teams have hosted the George Washington Invitational, the largest collegiate rowing competition in the Washington metropolitan area. The regatta attracts thousands of spectators to the banks of the Potomac River at the peak of the Cherry Blossom Festival and in recent years has welcomed international crews in addition to collegiate teams from across the country.
The Potomac River and Thompson Boat Center are literally in GW's backyard, a ten-minute walk from campus.
The Thompson Boat Center houses the team's rowing shells and offers access to nearly limitless stretches of calm water. The team typically practices Monday-Saturday mornings from 7-9am.
The Charles E. Smith Center is located in the heart of GW's Foggy Bottom Campus. The recently renovated Charles E. Smith Center is the year-round home for GW Rowing. Amenities include an erg room, strength and conditioning room, locker room, cardio room, the Carbonell Academic Support Center, and the Department of Sports Medicine. The Charles E. Smith Center is key to the success of our student-athletes.
If you are interested in seeing more about the team, please check out our Virtual Media Guide.
Women's Rowing Sweeps Four Races to Win Two Cups
WOODBRIDGE, Va. - The George Washington women's rowing team swept all four races it competed in on Friday morning on the Occoquan River to claim both the...
Women's Rowing Finishes Second at GW Invite
WASHINGTON - The George Washington women's rowing team won four races on Saturday and totaled 50 points for a second-place finish out of nine schools at the ...
Women's Rowing's Varsity 8 Rows in Grand Final on Sunday
SAN DIEGO - George Washington women's rowing's Varsity 8 rowed in a very competitive Cal Cup Grand Final race on Sunday, placing fourth in a tough field on...
Women's Rowing Varsity 8 Qualifies for Final at San Diego Crew Classic
b>SAN DIEGO - George Washington women's rowing's Varsity 8 came through with a top-three finish in its morning heat on Saturday on Mission Bay to clinch a...
Women's Rowing in Action on Both Coasts This Weekend
ON THE LINE: The George Washington women's rowing team will split its squad for regattas on opposite sides of the United States this weekend. The Colonials' ...
Women's Rowing Set to Defend George's Cup and 1998 Cup on Friday
ON THE LINE: The George Washington women's rowing team aims to successfully defend both the George's Cup and Class of 1998 Cup on Friday morning in a series ...
Friday Racing Cancelled; 29th GW Invite to Run on Saturday
GW's men's and women's rowing programs will compete for the first time this spring on their home course this weekend when they host the 29th George...
Strong Opening Weekend for Women's Rowing at Murphy Cup
PHILADELPHIA - The George Washington women's rowing team sent two boats to the petite finals in its first competition of the spring season at the 35th...