Rowing Teams Seeking Walk-On Athletes For 2012-13
June 18, 2012
The Loyola University Maryland men's and women's rowing teams are seeking walk-on athletes to try-out for the 2012-13 season.
No experience is necessary and all are welcome to learn what is needed to become a member of the novice-freshman squad.
Novice practices will take place in the afternoons, so students interested in rowing need to keep their afternoons free of classes from 3:15 - 6:30 p.m. as much as possible. Avoiding alpha and FE-100 classes will also prevent practice and race scheduling conflicts.
The rowing teams are seeking driven and competitive people to try-out for the varsity rowing teams. The Greyhounds have a need for both experienced and prep school rowers as well as non-rowing athletes from any other sport.
There are opportunities for the lightweight men (under 160 pounds) and women (under 130 pounds) as well. Smaller persons (men under 140 pounds and women under 120 pounds) are also encouraged to explore the possibility of learning to be "coxswains" for the team. Coxswains steer the shells, and are the invaluable strategists and motivators during races. Essentially they coach the team for the duration of the 6-7 minute races
The teams have been very successful both on the race course and in the classroom. Loyola has captured five Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference titles and was a 2010 IRA Champion. Last year, the men's rowing team had the highest GPA of any of the teams at Loyola, while both the men's and women's team boasted the individual with highest overall GPA.
Coaches and rowers will be available at the activities open house from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on the second day of each orientation session.
If you are interested, please visit this link to download the freshman and incoming student health questionnaire. The form must be filled out and sent in prior to August 1st so that students can be cleared for tryouts by the athletic training room.
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