Today, the Big Green boys and girls rowing teams completed their quest at the 2022 US Rowing Youth National Championship held at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, FL. The boys boat crossed the finish line in first place of the men’s youth 4+ in the Final A to be crowned National Champions. In the women’s youth 4+ Final A, the Deerfield girls crew team rowed to a fifth place national rank.
The boys boat surged ahead in the final meters of the race to over take second-place finisher Greenwich for the victory with a winning time of 6:24.415.
Congratulations to the entire boys team and coach: John Patton ’23, Oscar Patton ’23, George Fauver ’22, Casey Smith ’22, Darien Chiang ’23, and Coach Spencer Washburn.
In the closely contested women’s youth 4+ final race, the Big Green crew crossed the finish line with a time of 7:21.252 to claim the title of the fifth fastest boat in the country in their division.
Watch the past-race recap by clicking here (minute mark 19:34).
Congratulations to the girls team and coach: Larrabee Pollack ’23, Natalie Meyer ’23, Rachel Mark ’23, Lila Nottage ’22, Nicole Xing ’22, and Coach Parker Washburn.
This is remarkable achievement and it was an incredible season!