2014-15 Santa Clara Women's Rowing News

December 9, 2014
Amelia Lyle Brings New Energy to the Water
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Although new to the sport, Amelia Lyle (AL) is bringing ambition and endless energy to her first year on the Santa Clara women’s rowing team. Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) asked Lyle about the different transitions she’s made coming onto the Mission campus and how she’s growing as both an athlete and a student.

December 1, 2014
Women's Rowing Teams with ThyCa for Thyroid Cancer Awareness
Santa Clara women's rowing will be conducting a four-day initiative to promote awareness of Thyroid Cancer on behalf of ThyCa, the Thyroid Cancer Survivor's Association. Starting on Tues., Dec. 2, the Broncos will run an information and awareness table at Santa Clara Preview day, all-day, for incoming freshmen through Thurs., Dec. 4. The efforts will include an "ergathon" in front of Benson Student Center all week from 11-2, where the team will be taking donations to go directly to ThyCa and support the effort to fight thyroid cancer.

November 12, 2014
Women's Rowing Starts Strong at Head of the Lagoon
Santa Clara women’s rowing opened its season on Nov. 10 with the Head of the Lagoon in Foster City, Calif. The Broncos competed in the Novice 8+, Varsity 4+, and Novice 4+. The start of the races was delayed an hour and a half due to heavy fog.

November 7, 2014
Olivia Sanchez Continues Rowing at Santa Clara
Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) spoke with freshman Olivia Sanchez (OS) of the rowing team about what it takes to be a rower and about the love and dedication that she has for the sport.

October 16, 2014
Laura Thompson Sets Season Goals
Although Laura Thompson (LT) participates in an overload of activities, she’s always there to set a good example as an upperclassman on the Santa Clara women’s rowing team. Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) wishes Thompson luck as she balances her time on the water and in the classroom.

October 2, 2014
Brittany Peters Breaks Down Her Rowing Mindset
Sophomore rower Brittany Peters (BP) talked to Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) about her summer and her upbeat attitude.

June 30, 2014
Women's Rowing Looking for Walk-Ons for the Fall Quarter
The Santa Clara women's rowing team is looking for walk-ons who are new to the sport but wish to continue to their athletic careers in college at the Division I level.

May 20, 2014
Women's Rowing Finishes Season at WCC Championships; Two Named All-Conference
With the season now in the rearview mirror, Santa Clara women’s rowing had two rowers named to the All-West Coast Conference Rowing Team. Seniors Megan Alferness and Blair Mitchell both received the honors after being named Preseason All-WCC as well. The Broncos also wrapped up their season at the WCC Championships where they competed in the I Eight and II Eight.