Do you have what it takes to be a varsity student-athlete at Sacramento State? The women's rowing team is looking for new rowers to join the team.
- No prior rowing experience is necessary
- All rowing expenses during the season are covered by the athletics department
- Outstanding student-athletes will have the opportunity to earn scholarships
Rowers should ideally be in good physical shape, be tall (at least 5-foot-6), and have previous athletic experience in high school. Coxswains (athletes who steer the boat and execute race strategy) should ideally weigh less than 120 pounds and enjoy a leadership role on the team. There is no minimum height requirement for coxswains.
The Hornet coaching staff will be holding informational meetings for new rowers at the Athletics Center on Wednesday, Aug. 31, and Thursday, Sept. 1. Both meetings will take place at 7 p.m., and you only need to attend one of the meetings. The Athletics Center is located on the J Street side of campus, and can be found on the campus map by clicking here (this meeting is not at the Well).
Student-athletes must be full-time, undergraduate students and meet NCAA eligibility requirements. This announcement is for the women's team only; for more information on men's rowing at Sac State, please go to www.sacstaterowing.com.
Since the Sacramento State women's rowing program joined intercollegiate status in 1995, the team has a storied tradition of walk-ons contributing and excelling
For more information, contact assistant coach George Jenkins at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Sacramento State Aquatic Center
NOTABLES – Sacramento State will be entering its third year in the American Athletic Conference in 2016-17…other members of the conference include Temple, San Diego State, UConn, SMU, Tulsa and Central Florida…approximately two-thirds of the roster is composed of athletes who took their first strokes at Sacramento State…most of your first semester in rowing is spent learning the basic technique and establishing some base level of fitness…rowing has fall races, but the traditional race season is spring so the intensity and amount of training will increase as the team gets closer to its first 2000-meter race in March…the Hornets compete at the Sacramento State Aquatic Center, which is widely considered the premier rowing site in the country. In fact, the facility has hosted many regional and national events, including the 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2015 and 2016 NCAA Women's Rowing Championships.
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