Deerfield Academy Girls Crew is a tightly-knit group of athletes that pushes limits, works together as a team, and has a lot of fun in the pursuit of excellence.
US Rowing Youth National Champions 2014, 2015
NEIRA Championship Champions 2009, 2014, 2015
NEIRA Championship Medalists 2009, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016
About us: we race fours in the highly competitive New England Interscholastic Rowing Association. Our racing season runs from March through June, starting with a spring break trip south, continuing through dual races most weekends, and culminating in the NEIRA Championship and USRowing Youth National Championship in May and June, respectively.
The Hammerschlag Family Boathouse, our home practice and competition site, is located on the Connecticut River less than five miles from campus.
Alumnae of our program have continued their academic and athletic careers at some of the top colleges and universities in the United States, including Harvard/Radcliffe, Brown, Yale, Princeton, University of Michigan, Penn, Cal/Berkeley, Cornell and US Coast Guard Academy.
Deerfield girls crew is coached by Melanie Onufrieff and Sonja O’Donnell. For more information about the program, please contact Melanie Onufrieff. Go Big Green!
Rowing Starts Season Strong in Opening Races
In the opening races of their 2017 season, the boys and girls rowing teams started their respective campaigns with strong performances on Lake Quinsigamond last Saturday. The boys raced against Brooks, St. Mark’s, and Vermont Academy with all 4 of the top boats finishing in 1st place. On the...
Big Green Teams are Perfect on the Road
Yesterday, 6 Big Green teams traveled to their respective away contests and all of those teams returned to Deerfield with victories in hand. Deerfield teams went 6-0 in away contests and 7-2 overall in their Wednesday contests. It was a great day to be Big Green! Girls varsity and...
Rowers Take First On-The-Water Strokes of the Season
Rowers take their first on-the-water strokes of the season on Lake Pickett in Orlando, FL. The teams will be enjoying their spring training for the rest of the week out of the University of Central Florida boathouse. Have fun!