Cromwell Named 2010 ACC Rowing Scholar-Athlete; Eight Cavs on All-ACC Academic Rowing Team
CHARLOTTESVILLE – Virginia’s Jennifer Cromwell is the Atlantic Coast Conference Rowing Scholar-Athlete of the Year and eight Cavaliers are members of the All-ACC Academic Rowing Team, the conference announced Thursday (July 8).
In addition to Cromwell’s honor, Sarah Borchelt, Victoria Burke, Inge Janssen, Summers Nelson, Nora Phillips, Sarah Pichardo and Katrin Reinert earned a spot on the team.
Cromwell, a senior from Bellevue, Wash., who majored in Spanish, is a three-time first-team Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) All-America selection. In 2010 the Cavaliers won their first-ever NCAA team title, and Cromwell was a member of the Varsity Eight that finished second in the NCAA grand final.
Cromwell was a co-captain this season and was named to the all-south region first team by the CRCA for the third-consecutive year.
The 2007 ACC Freshman of the Year, Cromwell is a two-time All-ACC selection and was part of the ACC Crew of the Year (Varsity Eight) three times during her career.
To be nominated for the All-ACC Academic team, student-athletes must have recorded a minimum of a 3.0 grade point average in the second semester and have maintained a 3.0 cumulative GPA at their respective schools.
Borchelt (So., Boston, Mass.) was named a 2010 CRCA National Scholar-Athlete and was a member of the Second Varsity Eight that finished fourth at NCAAs, won the South/Central Regional Championship and the ACC title.
Burke (Sr., Redding, Conn.) rowed with the Second Varsity Eight that finished fourth at NCAAs, won the South/Central Regional Championship and the ACC title.
Janssen (Jr., Voorburg, The Netherlands) won the 2010 NCAA Championship as a member of the Varsity Four. That crew also set a new NCAA record in its semifinal race (7:07.28). The Varsity Four was also South/Central Regional and ACC Champions en route to an undefeated season.
Nelson (Sr., Kansas City, Mo.) was a repeat selection as a CRCA National Scholar-Athlete in 2010. A member of the Varsity Eight for the entire spring season, Nelson was a silver medalist at NCAAs and was a member of the crew that won the South/Central Regional and ACC Championships.
Phillips (Sr., Arlington, Va.) was a 2010 CRCA National Scholar-Athlete as well as an All-ACC selection. She rowed with the Varsity Eight that finished second at NCAAs and won the South/Central Regional and ACC Championships.
Pichardo (Sr., Clifton, Va.) was the coxswain of the undefeated Varsity Four in 2010. The Varsity Four set a new NCAA record in its semifinal race (7:07.28) at the NCAA Championships and went on to win the grand final. Pichardo also coxed the Varsity Four to victories at the South/Central Regional Championships and the ACC Championships.
Reinert (Jr., Stuttgart, Germany) was a selection to the All-America first team and all-south region first team by the CRCA. She rowed with the Varsity Eight for the entire spring season, including its silver medal finish at the 2010 NCAA Championship. Reinert was also a member of the South/Central Regional Champion and ACC Champion Varsity Eight that was named ACC Crew of the Year and ACC Crew of the Week twice.
2010 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Rowing Team
Name Cl. Degree School Hometown
Tori Arendt So. Biology Duke North Royalton, Ohio
Andrea Belbusti Sr. Language & Int. Trade Clemson Ridgeville, S.C.
Sarah Borchelt So. Nursing Virginia Boston, Mass.
Becca Brown So. Bio-Engineering Clemson Greenville, S.C
Victoria Burke Sr. Education Virginia Redding, Conn.
Emily Charnowski So. Psychology Boston College St. Louis, Mo.
Allison Colberg Sr. Mathematics Clemson Six Mile, S.C.
Jennifer Cromwell Sr. Spanish Virginia Bellevue, Wash.
Brittany Cummings Sr. Health Sciences Clemson Virginia Beach, Va.
Joline Doedens So. Women’s Studies Duke Stuart, Fla.
Rory Erickson-Kulas So. Public Policy Duke Naugatuck, Conn.
Alex Japhet Jr. Psychology Duke Everett, Wash.
Inge Janssen Jr. Philosophy Virginia Voorburg, The Netherlands
Elisabeth Lobkowicz Sr. Economics Boston College Delray Beach, Fla.
Ali Long So. Economics Duke New Haven, Conn.
Megan McMullin Sr. Exercise & Sport Science North Carolina Burke, Va.
Sarah Medland Jr. Elementary Education Miami Melbourne, Australia
Brigid Morrissey Jr. Accounting Boston College McLean., Va.
Katherine Mosier So. Marketing Clemson Piscataway, N.J.
Michelle Nance Sr. Language & Int. Trade Clemson Simpsonville, S.C.
Summers Nelson Sr. Commerce Virginia Kansas City, Mo.
Jennifer Nowicki So. English/Psychology North Carolina Greenlawn, N.Y.
Rachel Pettis So. Art History Boston College Acworth, Ga.
Nora Phillips Sr. Environmental Science Virginia Arlington, Va.
Sarah Pichardo Sr. Latin America Studies Virginia Clifton, Va.
Theresa Recicar So. Accounting Miami Boca Raton, Fla.
Katrin Reinert Jr. Philosophy Virginia Stuttgart, Germany
Kate Rickers Sr. Sport Administration Miami St. Catherine’s, Canada
Monika Sajincic Jr. Math Miami Piran, Slovenia
Molly Thornton Sr. Int. Finance & Marketing Miami Walpole, Mass.
Mairi Trimboli Sr. Economics Clemson Ludlow, Vt.
Brittany Walsh Jr. Biology North Carolina Hampstead, N.C.
Grace Wolff Jr. Communications Clemson Chanhassen, Minn.