Join Vanderbilt Rowing!


- We will be at the Org Fair on Friday August 26th, so be sure to look for us under the tent and our boat on the lawn.

- Information meetings will take place Monday August 29th through Wednesday August 31st at 8pm in Commons Center room 207.  Come learn more about our team and ask any questions you may have about the team.

- We will be hosting a New Recruit Competition on Friday September 2nd at 4:30pm in Rec Center Room West 1B.  Come meet the team and compete to win prizes!

If you are looking to join a new sport or continue your rowing career, consider joining one of the most competitive club teams at Vanderbilt University. The Vanderbilt Rowing Team is a hardworking, successful group of athletes who excel both on the water and in the classroom. We are looking for people interested in becoming either rowers or coxswains, who have a strong work ethic and drive to accomplish goals alongside their teammates.


- Make lifelong friends

-Improve and maintain athletic abilities and endurance

For more information contact Head Coach Jon Miller at

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This Year’s Recruitment Video Is Here!

With only a few more weeks until the team is back at school and training is back in full swing, it is almost time to begin welcoming new teammates to the Vanderbilt Rowing Team!

Check out our new recruitment video (link below) and be sure to “like it” and share it with former teammates and potential new teammates!

If you are a prospective rower, be sure to fill out our Prospective Rower Questionnaire to get in contact with us! We look forward to seeing on campus in a few short weeks!

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October Regatta Information

On Saturday October 1, 2016 we will be having a home regatta for junior, collegiate, and masters rowers.  More info to come soon, but mark your calendars now! For additional information please email Jon Miller at or check the Regatta Central website.

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ACRA Results

ACRA National Championships were a big success and a great end to a strong season. We had many boats finishing better than ever in their respective races; read on for a full list of results.  Thank you to all of the family, friends, and alumni who came out to support the team throughout the weekend; it was very special and motivating for the entire team.

Four of our team members made the Regional All-South team! Congratulations to Yuna Pyun (All-American Second Team), Katie Chrisman, Griffin Meert, and Andrew Kress!

The season may have come to an end, but the team is already working hard to build off of this year’s successes and working to make next season even more memorable.

ACRA Results:
Men’s Varsity Pair: 7th in the Grand final
Women’s Varsity Pair: 3rd in the B final
Men’s Varsity Double: 4th in the B final
Men’s Novice Four: 6th in the B final
Men’s Varsity Four: 2st in the C final
Women’s Varsity Eight:  1st in the B final

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ACRA Update: Day One

After the first day of racing at ACRA National Championships, here is the schedule for tomorrow’s racing.  It will be an exciting day of racing!

- Men’s varsity double: B final at 9:56
- Women’s varsity pair: B final at 10:08
- Men’s varsity pair: Grand final at 10:26
- Men’s novice four: B final at 10:48
- Men’s varsity four: C final at 9:12
- Women’s varsity eight: B final at 12:56

Goodluck to all of our boats!!!

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ACRA Regatta Information

ACRA is this weekend, April 28th and 29th, in Gainesville, Georgia. If you are in the area, please come out and support the team at the biggest race of the season! The course address is listed below:

Lake Lanier Olympic Venue
3105 Clarks Bridge Road
Gainesville, Georgia

If you cannot make it to the regatta, watch all of the exciting races online with the livestream:

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End of Year Banquet

Sunday May 15th was the End of Year Banquet where the team celebrated the season and took a look at all of the memories from the season.  Coach Jon Miller recapped the year and spoke about each of our seniors.  He also announced the awards for Most Improved and MVP for each squad, as well as the Commodore Award, which is given to one team member each year.  Read below for a full list of awards and pictures from the banquet.

Most Improved Novice Man: Gabe Hoppock
Most Valuable Novice Man: Noam Kosofosky
Most Improved Novice Woman: Brittany Correia
Most Valuable Novice Woman: Katy Roach
Most Improved Varsity Man: Griffin Meert
Most Improved Varsity Woman: Jamey Gallegos
Black and Gold Award Varsity Man: Andrew Kress
Black and Gold Award Varsity Woman: Yuna Pyun
Commodore Award: Darcy Smith

Our graduating seniors

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MACRA Championship Regatta

On the weekend of May 1st, the Varsity Women’s 8+ travel to Batavia, Ohio to compete at MACRA (Mid-American Collegiate Rowing Association) Regatta for the first time.  Sunday, race day, was supposed to be filled with bad weather, but turned out to be a beautiful day for racing.  In the morning, the women placed fourth in their heat with a time of 7:29.5, qualifying them for the Grand Final.  In the afternoon, they improved their time and placed sixth in the Grand Final with a time of 7:19.6.  Overall, it was a great day of racing for the Varsity Women’s 8+!

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SIRA Championship Regatta 2016

On the weekend of April 16th, the team competed in the annual SIRA Championship Regatta! This is one of the biggest races of the season, where Vanderbilt squads race against more than sixty collegiate clubs. After a fierce weekend of racing, all women’s boats earned medals in their races: a first in the team’s history! Read below for the full result’s from the SIRA Regatta.

Women's Varsity 8+ placed 3rd in the Grand Final

Varsity Women's 8+ placed 3rd in the Grand Final

Men's Varsity 8+ launching for their final race

Men's Varsity 8+ launching for their final race

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San Diego Crew Classic

The Varsity Women's 8+ before getting ready to race

On April 2nd and 3rd the Varsity Women’s 8+ raced in the 43rd San Diego Crew Classic.  Over 117 teams were present for this prestigious regatta and this was the first time the Varsity Women’s 8+ had ever competed in the Crew Classic.   The women competed in the Division 2/Division 3/Club race and on Saturday they placed fourth in their heat, earning them a spot in the Grand Final Sunday morning, where they placed seventh! The women had a great time in Southern California representing Vanderbilt at the San Diego Crew Classic.  It was a weekend full of fun racing and great weather!

Results (Division 2/Division3/Club):

Women’s Varsity 8+ Heat: Fourth place

Women’s Varsity 8+ Grand Final: Seventh place

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