Accepting New Trialists Through Sept. 2nd
Wednesday August 27, 2014
If you missed Day 1 of tryouts, you still have a chance to come out. We will be accepting new trialists through Tuesday September 2nd. Tryouts continue this week at 6:30am at the ARC - Gym 1. All Men's and Women's trialists are welcome!
Women's Novice 4+ to be Honored at Sept. 26 Women's Volleyball Game
Monday August 25, 2014
The National Champions Women's Novice 4+ from Illinois will be honored at the Sept. 26th Women's Volleyball match against Maryland. The Women's 4+ who won ACRA Gold recorded their victory two weeks after the end of the semester. The ceremony will recognize the outstanding achievement of the largely walk-on novice squad who managed to topple the best rowing clubs in the country last May.
All team members, fans, alumni, friends, and family are encouraged to come. The Volleyball game will begin at 7:00pm in Huff Hall!
Open Tryouts Start Aug 27
Thursday August 21, 2014
Men's and Women's Tryouts Start Aug. 27th at 6:30am in ARC Gym 1
All rowing tryouts will begin the morning of the first Wednesday of class in the ARC Gym 1. New trialists will be accepted through September 2nd. Tryouts will go till September 12th before starting to 2014-2015 season.
Join the Crew: Row for Illinois
Thursday July 17, 2014
Calling All Incoming-Students!
The University of Illinois Men's, Women's, and Adaptive Rowing Clubs are now recruiting athletes for the 2014-2015 Season. We are looking for strong, dedicated athletes to represent Illinois on the water in the highest levels of Intercollegiate Competition.
Prior Rowing Experience is NOT Required. To find out more about the team, visit our recruiting section to find out more. If you are an experienced rower, please be sure to fill out our recruiting info form.
ACRA Academic All-Americans Announced
Thursday June 5, 2014
Today, 7 athletes from the University of Illinois were recognized for their academic achievements. To be eligible for Academic All-American honors, a student athlete must have Junior or Senior standing and possess a cumulative GPA of 3.85 or higher for 1st Team All-American, and a GPA of 3.5 or higher for 2nd Team All-American.
Four members of the Illini Squad earned 1st Team Honors: Jason Hempstead, Alexander Lakocy, Katie Ruhl, and Erik Stanek. Three more earned 2nd Team Honors: Christopher Marr, Samantha Sanders, and Cameron Skelding.
These seven lead the academic achievements of their athlete-scholars peers. The 50-person squad combined for an impressive team average cumulative GPA of 3.33, one of the highest for a sports team at the University.
Congratulations to our athletes on their success in the classroom this season, and special congratulations to our 7 distinguished honorees.