June 1, 2017
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Five members of the Virginia rowing program were named Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association National Scholar-Athletes, the CRCA announced Thursday (June 1).
Seniors Kameryn Corcoran (Middletown, Md.), Jo Gurman (Weston, Conn.) and Dana Lueker (Williamsburg, Va.), junior Marissa Patrick (Vienna, Va.) and sophomore Mackenzie King (Yardley, Pa.) were honored as CRCA National Scholar-Athletes.
Gurman was part of the ACC champion Second Varsity Four, while Corcoran, Lueker and Patrick were members of the ACC champion Third Varsity Eight. King was a member of the ACC runner-up Second Varsity Eight. Gurman earned her third CRCA National Scholar-Athlete award, while Corcoran, Lueker and Patrick earned the honor for the second straight year.
To be eligible for the CRCA National Scholar-Athlete honor, student-athletes were required to have a 3.5 cumulative GPA, be in their second, third or fourth year of eligibility and rowed in her institution’s NCAA or IRA eligible boat for a minimum of 75 percent of the current spring races or race in a conference regatta.