Connecticut Boat Club wins all around the world
Published 11:43 pm, Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Elite Connecticut Boat Club (CBC) athletes competed this summer at the USRowing 2017 Club Nationals in Bethel, Ohio July 12-16, CanAmMex in Victoria, BC, Canada July 7-8 and Junior World Championships in Trakai, Lithuania August 2-6.
CBC won gold, silver and bronze medals, an exciting end to the 2016-2017 crew season for this all-girl Connecticut based team.
Club Nationals Medals
GOLD MEDAL: Heidi Jacobson of Greenwich and Jenna Macrae of New Canaan were the stern pair of the U19 8 that came in first place.
GOLD MEDAL: Jenna Macrae won gold in the Intermediate 8.
GOLD MEDAL: Heidi Jacobson won gold in the U178.
SILVER MEDAL: Catherine Garrett of Darien won silver in both the U19 8+ and the Intermediate 8+.
BRONZE MEDAL: Heidi Jacobson won bronze in the U17 4-.
GOLD MEDAL: Catherine Garrett won gold in the 8+.
SILVER MEDAL: Catherine Garrett won Silver in the 2-.
Junior World Championships
BRONZE MEDAL: Third time medalist, Kaitlyn Kynast of Ridgefield, won a bronze medal in the 4-. This race had the largest number of entries in history of the Junior Worlds. Kaitlyn Kynast, having finished her final season with CBC, is now a rising freshman at Stanford University, where she will continue her rowing career.
SILVER MEDAL: Julia Abbruzzese of Darien and Ridgefield was in the U19 National Team spare 2- that finished 2nd to Germany in the race of team spares.
Want to join the CBC team? Join the CBC for the annual fall tune-up/tryout camp Aug.28-31 3:45-6:15 p.m. in Norwalk. This camp is open to all female athletes including non-rowers. Visit the CBC website for more details.