Graduated senior Kayla McNeill was selected to the 2013 CRCA Pockock Lightweight All-American Team
June 18, 2013
WASHINGTON - Graduated senor Kayla McNeill (Montclair, N.J./Montclair) earned a spot on the 2013 CRCA Pocock Lightweight All-American Team, and sophomore Laura Collins (Caribou, ME/Caribou) was selected to the CRCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region second team, among several Hoyas recognized for their efforts during the 2013 spring racing season.
McNeill was one of nine athletes selected to the 2013 CRCA Pocock Lightweight All-American Team, which recognizes the outstanding performance of lightweight rowers. She was among the Hoyas who finished sixth place overall at this year's Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) National Championships.
McNeill sat in the five-seat in this year's varsity lightweight eight, helping her team to a bronze-medal finish at Eastern Sprints, the team's first medal at the regatta since 2009. She served as team captain this season after competing in the U23 lightweight double this summer in Trakai, Lithuania and also finished second in the U23 category at the World Indoor Rowing Championships in Boston, seventh overall.
"Kayla is an accomplished athlete, but her greatest contributions to our team and progress this year are more than her impressive rowing resume" commented head coach Miranda Paris. "Kayla's deep care for her teammates and her persistent pursuit of excellence for herself and others helped ensure that we were continually moving in the right direction as a squad. I'm so proud of her work as captain this year and her determination to succeed during her time at Georgetown. She will be greatly missed by teammates and coaches alike."
Collins was also recognized for her athletic performance this spring season, earning a selection to the CRCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region Second Team. Athletes are evaluated on the strength of their team's regional finish, coach recommendations and 2,000-meter erg score.
"Laura walked on last fall and made an immediate contribution to the team as an athlete, sitting five-seat in the Varsity Eight" said Paris. "She continues to impact the team in her second year, sitting seven-seat in the Varsity Eight that saw incredible improvement from last year. Not only is Laura a great athlete, but she is incredibly focused on doing whatever she can to improve herself and the team. We are excited to see how she develops in the next couple of years."
Several Hoyas were also named CRCA 2013 scholar athletes. Openweights announced as scholar athletes include graduated senior Lauren Abrams, sophomore Jen Bisgaier, Collins, sophomore Meaghan Keefe, junior Alex Livesay, junior coxswain Mikaela Medeiros sophomore Keara Schmeiser.
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