US Rowing Youth National Champions – 2014, 2015
NEIRA Championship Champions – 2009, 2014, 2015, 2017
NEIRA Championship Medalists – 2009, 2011, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
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.
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, US Coast Guard Academy, Wellesley, and Williams.
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!
Mr. Howe’s Spring Top-10
It was been an unusual term this spring, but Mr. Howe’s end-of-term top-10 remains constant. As announced at the final Friday Common Room of the 2019-2020 school year, here is Mr. Howe’s Top-10. Enjoy! Mr. Howe’s Top-10 One day early this March I awoke from my bed so, I...
47 Student-Athletes Celebrated at Commitment Ceremony
On Monday, the Deerfield community gathered virtually on zoom to celebrate 47 of our student-athletes who have committed to continuing to play their sport in college next year. In total this year, 63 members from the Deerfield class of 2020 have committed to playing their sport in college, representing...
REWIND: Games of the Week: BONUS Games & Races to Watch!
In this week’s games of the week, we feature several Deerfield highlights including; a historic win over Hotchkiss for the varsity field hockey team, Victoria Patterson setting a new Deerfield record, the boys and girls rowing teams earning victories at the New England championships and US Youth National Championships,...
Deerfield Alumni & Alumnae Rowers Compete at the Head of the Charles
This past weekend, fourteen Deerfield alums raced in the 55th Head of the Charles Regatta. The Head of the Charles Regatta is one of the most well known races in the rowing world, attracting 11,000 athletes rowing in over 1,900 boats in 61 events. We are proud to know...