Women's Rowing

June 27, 2011
Attention Female Athletes: Rowing Actively Recruiting for 2011-12
Santa Clara University’s NCAA Division I women’s rowing program is looking to add motivated student-athletes to its 2011-12 roster.

May 11, 2011
2011 Women's Rowing Season Review: Building Momentum
While the rowing team has been around for 37 years, 2011 has been a season of extreme progress. There were only five rowers in the fall, two of which were injured.

May 2, 2011
Walker, Clark Claim Gold at the 2011 WIRA Championships
After strong showing at the WCC Women's Rowing Championships on Friday, Santa Clara's Novice 8 boat advanced into the Petite Final and Deanna Clark and Jill Walker claimed the Gold Medal in the Women's Pair in the WIRA's over the weekend.

April 29, 2011
Santa Clara Just Misses a Fourth-Place Varsity 8 Finish at WCC Rowing Championship
The Santa Clara University women just missed finishing fourth at the 2011 West Coast conference rowing championship, finishing four seconds behind Creighton and two seconds behind LMU in the day's marquee race, the Varsity 8 (1).

April 28, 2011
Women's Rowing Races in Championships This Weekend
Video interviews with Santa Clara rowers Laurel Schuster, Jill Walker and Caitlin Cutting as they prep for the 2011 WCC Championships in Lake Natoma, Calif.

April 11, 2011
SCU Rowing Continues April’s Demanding Competition Schedule
The Santa Clara University women's rowing program traveled a short distance up the 101 to race UC Santa Barbara in the Port of Redwood City over the weekend.

April 7, 2011
Santa Clara Rowers Take on UC Santa Barbara
The Santa Clara University men’s and women’s rowers will be testing their times in a head-to-head race against UC Santa Barbara Saturday morning, April 9 at the Port of Redwood City.

April 6, 2011
Walker Hopes to Encourage Younger Teammates
Looking forward to her final season rowing for Santa Clara University, senior Jill Walker hopes to encourage her younger teammates and push them to success.

April 4, 2011
Santa Clara Crew and Rowing Compete at SD Crew Classic
The Santa Clara University men's crew and women's rowing programs were in action at the 2011 San Diego Crew Classic on Mission Bay Saturday and Sunday, April 2-3. The Broncos combined to compete in 17 different races.

March 29, 2011
SCU Rowing Opens Against SMC, San Diego Crew Classic This Weekend
With severe wind and rain pushing at their backs, Santa Clara went head-to-head against West Coast Conference and Bay Area rival St. Mary's.

March 22, 2011
Intense Month of Racing Begins for SCU Women's Rowing
After six months of training and preparation the Santa Clara University women’s rowing team officially begins its 2011 competition schedule on Saturday, facing West Coast Conference rival St. Mary’s.

March 2, 2011
An Inside Look at SCU Crew and Rowing: Black Velvet Officially Opens 2011 Season
The Santa Clara University men’s crew and women’s rowing programs celebrated the tradition of Black Velvet Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011, which marks the beginning of the spring rowing season.

February 24, 2011
Santa Clara Crew and Rowing Programs Celebrating Black Velvet Saturday
The Santa Clara University athletics department and the Broncos men's crew and women's rowing programs are hosting its annual Black Velvet event Saturday, February 26.

February 23, 2011
Schuster Happy She Stuck With Rowing
Laurel Schuster of women’s rowing knows the value of seeing a commitment through. One of only two seniors for the Broncos this year, Schuster is grateful she has stuck with crew the past four years at Santa Clara University.

February 11, 2011
SCU Bronco Rowing Picking Up Speed
The Santa Clara University women’s rowing program is picking up boat speed in preparation for its 2011 spring season. Head coach John Wojtkiewicz and the Broncos will soon announce the addition of three more student-athletes, which will bring their roster up to 23.

January 26, 2011
Rowing's Fial Enjoys Her New Sport
Sophomore Berkeley Fial had never rowed until she came to Santa Clara University. Though the sport is new for her, she has picked it up well and enjoys the time she spends on the water with her teammates.

January 24, 2011
Women’s Rowing Completes Testing Week, Senior Jill Walker Checks In
Santa Clara women’s rowing is coming off a week of strength and conditioning testing, focusing on physical training rather than time on the water.

January 18, 2011
Rachel Jeffers Named Santa Clara’s Women’s Rowing Assistant Coach
Former U.S. National Team member, Olympian and NCAA Champion, Rachel Jeffers, has been added to the women's rowing coaching staff at Santa Clara University.

January 12, 2011
High Volume, High Intensity Work Next for Women’s Rowing
The Santa Clara University women’s rowing program returned from winter break and is on the water practicing each weekday morning at 6 a.m. at Lexington Reservoir in Los Gatos.

December 17, 2010
Effort, Experience Will Be Key for Bronco Rowers in 2011
Under first-year head coach John Wojtkiewicz, the Santa Clara University women’s rowing program is prepping for its 2011 season. The preseason training begins in early January, with morning rows taking place daily at the Lexington Reservoir in Los Gatos.

September 15, 2010
SCU Women’s Crew: Tryout Announcement
New head coach John Wojtkiewicz and the Santa Clara University women's crew program will hold meetings Thursday, September 23 and Friday, September 24 for students interested in competing for the Broncos in 2010-11.

September 14, 2010
John Wojtkiewicz Named Women’s Rowing Coach at Santa Clara
Director of Athletics and Recreation Dan Coonan is pleased to announce John Wojtkiewicz has been hired as the head women's rowing coach at Santa Clara University.

August 25, 2010
WCC Adds Affiliate Members in Women's Golf, Rowing
The West Coast Conference announced the addition of Seattle University as an affiliate member in the sport of women’s golf and the University of Creighton as an an affiliate member in the sport of women’s rowing beginning with the 2010-11 season.