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From left, Devi de Olivera 23 and Allison Arndt 23 carry a boat by the Cayuga Inlet. Arndt, a decorated graduate of the program, was recently named a finalist for the CRCA Athlete of the Year award.

Q&A: Former rower racks in national accolades

By Tess Ferguson, Sports Editor August 29, 2023

In 2017, Allison Arndt ’23 walked on to the Ithaca College rowing team having never tried the sport before. Six years later, she is a three-time team captain, two-time Pocock All-American and a two-time...

From left, graduate student Allison Arndt and senior Izzy Ozkurt will look to lead the sculling team as captains this season.

Sculling team rowing together again for a title

By Laura Ilioaei, Contributing writer August 26, 2021
The Ithaca College sculling team is eager to return to racing this fall after the 2020 season was canceled by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Junior Liza Caldicott and sophomore Dania Bogdanovic were both new to the colleges sculling team last season. The team is more experienced this year and aims to be more competitive.

Experienced sculling team focused on individual improvement

By Lauren White, Assistant Sports Editor August 29, 2019
The women's sculling team plans to emphasize improvement to prepare for the more competitive spring crew season.
Freshman rower Dania Bogdanovic is one of two freshman on womens varsity crew, and competed as a member of the teams second Varsity 8 boat March 30 at Cayuga Inlet.

Born to Row: Freshman rower makes impact for women’s crew

By Anna Harris, Staff Writer April 3, 2019
Freshman Dania Bogdanovic has been around the sport of rowing since she was young, and now is a star for the women's crew team at Ithaca College.
Brija is planning on competing for a high-performance club team when her collegiate career is over. She is looking at clubs that are located in various parts of the Northeast.

Sculling to success: athlete aspires to reach professional level

By Jack Murray, Assistant Sports Editor October 31, 2018
Graduate student sculler Savannah Brija hopes to compete for the U.S. National Rowing team after she graduates.
Sculling aims to win gold at national championship

Sculling aims to win gold at national championship

By Dani Pluchinsky, Sports Editor August 29, 2018
The Ithaca College sculling team is looking to get back to the NCAA championship with a large freshman class.
Junior Savannah Brija competes in the Collegiate Small Boat Championships on Nov. 6, 2016. Brija placed first in the Single B Final with a time of 8:35.78. Prior to joining the sculling and crew teams, she played soccer since she was 9 years old.

Sculler makes immediate impact after switching from soccer

By Andrew Sullivan, Senior Writer August 30, 2017
Senior sculler Savannah Brija played soccer her first semester of college, until she gave crew a try in the spring .
Womens crew aims to qualify for national championships

Women’s crew aims to qualify for national championships

By Max Prestwich, Staff Writer March 1, 2017
The women's crew team hopes their change in mindset helps achieve its goal of qualifying for the national championships.
IC crew and sculling race in Head of the Schuylkill

IC crew and sculling race in Head of the Schuylkill

By Danielle Allentuck, Sports Editor October 29, 2016
The Ithaca College crew and sculling teams competed in the Head of the Schuylkill in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Oct. 29.
Freshman Jennie Brian rows in the Cayuga Sculling Sprints on Sept. 25 on the Cayuga Inlet. She placed first in the open single sculling event.

IC sculler earns spot on roster during freshman season

By Andrew Rizzo, Contributing Writer October 14, 2016
Freshman Jennie Brian is only the second sculler in program history to make the team during her freshman year.
Emily Morley ’16 competes in sculling Sept. 27, 2015 on the Cayuga Inlet. She represented the Bahamas in the single sculling event at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.

IC alum Emily Morley competes at Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games

By Vinica Weiss, Senior Writer August 31, 2016
Emily Morley '16 was the first rower from the Bahamas to compete at the Olympics. Becky Robinson, Ithaca College head women's crew and sculling coach, and Beth Greene, Ithaca College assistant women's crew and sculling coach, coached her at the Olympics.
From left to right, seniors Jennifer Brashears, Chloe Lewis, Katie Ely and Krista Syracuse, of the sculling team, compete in the Sculling Invitational on Sept. 27 at Cayuga Inlet.

Senior rower propels sculling team from day one

By Keon Broadnax, Contributing Writer October 28, 2015
Senior Chloe Lewis on the sculling team has juggled the sport along with other extracurricular organizations the past four years.
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