CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Eight members of the Virginia rowing program were named Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association National Scholar-Athletes, the CRCA announced Friday (July 21).

Janet Conklin, Nora Grabcheski, Paige Loh, Addison Luce, Lauren Orr, Nel Straub, Zoe Tekeian and Leia Till were honored as CRCA National Scholar-Athletes.

To qualify, an athlete must meet both academic and athletic requirements, such as being in at least their 2nd year of eligibility and  maintaining an average cum. GPA of 3.50 or higher. Additionally, student-athletes must have rowed in their institution’s NCAA or IRA (lightweight) eligible boats for a minimum of 75% of the current spring races or race in  an NCAA Boat at their Conference Championship/NCAA Championship.