2014-15 Santa Clara Men's Rowing News

May 19, 2015
WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — May 19, 2015
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On this week's edition of the Bronco weekly sports wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel Johnson get you caught up on the latest in Bronco sports. Five Bronco teams finished out their regular seasons last week, one Bronco took to the links as part of an NCAA Championship and one Bronco team earned a spot to compete in the postseason.

May 18, 2015
Men's Rowing Qualifies for IRA National Championships with Performance at Western Sprints Regatta
FOLSOM, Calif. — Santa Clara men’s rowing earned a spot in the IRA National Championship Regatta by way of a second-place finish from its Varsity 8 boat at Saturday’s Western Sprints Regatta in Lake Natoma. The Broncos completed the 2,000-meter race in 6:20.5, just one second behind the winning boat from Oklahoma City University.

May 15, 2015
Men's Rowing Finishes Regular Season at IRA Qualifier Western Sprints Regatta
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Santa Clara men’s rowing takes to the water for the Western Sprints Regatta Saturday at Lake Natoma in Folsom, Calif. The final race of the regular season also marks a chance to qualify for the IRA National Championships.

May 12, 2015
WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — May 12, 2015
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On this week's edition of the Bronco weekly sports wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel Johnson get you caught up on the latest in Bronco sports. After last week’s episode from the Santa Clara Celebrity Golf Tournament, the wrap is back on the Mission campus in the university suite to get you caught up on the latest in Bronco Sports.

May 11, 2015
Crutchlow, Brewer of Men’s Rowing Named First Team All-WIRA; Farwell Named Coach of the Year
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Santa Clara rowing sophomore Ian Crutchlow and freshman Michael Brewer have been tabbed First Team All-WIRA selections for their performance as part of the Broncos’ Varsity 8 boat at April’s WIRA Championships. In addition to the accolades for the oarsmen, head coach Jay Farwell was named WIRA co-Coach of the Year alongside Arthur Erickson of Washington State.

May 10, 2015
Finishing First
After finishing in first and third place at the WIRA Championship event in the Freshmen 8 and Varsity 8 boats last month, Freshman Sepehr Araghi talked with Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) about his love for rowing and shares his excitement for what lies ahead for his team.

May 6, 2015
WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — May 6, 2015 (Celebrity Golf Edition)
Santa Clara Athletics hosted the second annual SCU Celebrity Golf Tournament Monday, May 4 at Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club in Menlo Park, Calif. The tournament benefitted Santa Clara Athletics and the Bronco Bench Foundation. EYEBRONCO reporters Nici Gilday and Jared Brownridge took this week's edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap out to the links to catch up with the celebrity field. Take a look at interviews with Steve Nash '95, Jerry Rice, Randy Winn '96, Jose Vizcaino, Dwight Clark, Dan Jansen, Ronnie Lott, JT Snow, Shawn Estes, Lloyd Pierce '98, Stuart Holden and many more in this EYEBRONCO production!

April 30, 2015
Men's Rowing Collects Three Medals; Novice 8 Boat Takes Gold at WIRA Championships
RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. — Santa Clara men's rowing captured three medals, including one gold medal, at the WIRA championships in Lake Natoma last weekend. The crew's performance marked the second straight year of bringing home multiple medals from the event. The team's all-freshman Novice 8 boat won a gold medal, the Novice 4 boat won a silver medal and the Varsity 8 boat won a bronze medal. Each of the three medal-winning boats competed in a field of 13 or more crews.

April 28, 2015
WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — April 28, 2015
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – On this week’s edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday get you caught up on Bronco sports. Last week featured a number of championship events with five Bronco sports competing for titles. Additionally, Sunday marked a special event with the 10th anniversary of baseball’s Stephen Schott Stadium. This episode begins with the Bronco baseball team.

April 24, 2015
Men's Rowing Back in Action for WIRA Championships this Weekend
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Santa Clara men's rowing aims to continue its successful 2015 season as it competes in the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association (WIRA) Championships at Lake Natoma in Rancho Cordova, Calif. Saturday and Sunday. Heats will be held Saturday through the middle of the afternoon and finals will follow on Sunday.

April 21, 2015
Getting to Know Everett Peters
Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) got a chance to sit down with freshman Everett Peters (EP) of the men’s rowing team and talk to him about his transition to collegiate athletics as well as his goals for the future.

April 21, 2015
WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — April 21, 2015
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On this week’s edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel and Johnson and Nici Gilday get you caught up on Bronco sports. Last week marked the first spring West Coast Conference championship of 2015 and five more Bronco teams all have championships on the line in the coming days. We begin the episode with Bronco golf, which wrapped up the WCC championships last week at the Saticoy Country Club in Somis, Calif.

April 15, 2015
WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — April 14, 2015
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On this week’s edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday bring you the latest in Santa Clara University Bronco sports. As we march on in April, Monday-Wednesday marks the first of the West Coast Conference spring championships.

April 13, 2015
Mark Belford Discusses his Motivation
Since walking on to the rowing team last fall, freshman Mark Belford (MB) has quickly picked up the sport and doesn’t have any plans of stopping. Belford started rowing just last summer, though he says that it’s the sweet feeling of victory that keeps him waking up for the team’s 5 a.m. practices. SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCB) had the chance discuss the rigors of the newfound sport for Belford.

April 7, 2015
WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — April 7, 2015
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On this week's edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday get you caught up on Bronco sports from the first week of April.

April 1, 2015
Men's Rowing has Historic Performance at San Diego Crew Classic
SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Santa Clara men's rowing had its Varsity 8 boat finish in third place and Novice 8 boat finish in fourth place at the San Diego Crew Classic Saturday and Sunday in Mission Bay. The Varsity 8 boat also one its heat as the second event of the weekend Saturday morning.

March 31, 2015
WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — March 31, 2015
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On this week’s edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday kick off their final quarter with EYEBRONCO by giving you the latest in Bronco Sports.

March 30, 2015
50th Anniversary of SCU Men's Rowing To Be Celebrated May 2; Register Online
On the evening of Sat., May 2nd, Santa Clara University will be hosting its Men's Rowing 50th Anniversary Celebration at the Leavey Center at 6 pm. All alumni and supporters of the program are encouraged to come and celebrate the history, dedication, and success of SCU Rowing!

March 27, 2015
Men's Rowing Heads South for San Diego Crew Classic
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Santa Clara men's rowing heads south this weekend for the 42nd annual San Diego Crew Classic Saturday and Sunday at Mission Bay in America's Finest City. The event marks the official start of racing season for many crews, while the Broncos have already competed three times this spring.

March 17, 2015
WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — March 17, 2015
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On this week’s edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, student-athlete hosts Nici Gilday and Denzel Johnson get you caught up on the latest in Santa Clara athletics. Seven Bronco teams competed last week, so take a look as Gilday and Johnson spin you around the world of Bronco sports.

March 16, 2015
Men’s Rowing Wins Two of Three Races Against UCSB, UCLA
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Men’s rowing competed for the third time in as many weeks in its busy March schedule and won two of three races against UCSB and UCLA at Cachuma Lake Saturday. Santa Clara’s Varsity 8 and Novice 8 boats outraced a pair of Gaucho Boats and one Bruin boat in each of their competitions.

March 10, 2015
WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — March 10, 2015
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On this week’s edition of Bronco weekly sports wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday get you up to date on the latest in Bronco sports.

March 9, 2015
Men's Rowing Sweeps Duals with Sacramento State
FOLSOM, Calif. — Santa Clara men’s rowing swept all six races in a rivalry matchup with Sacramento State at Lake Natoma Sunday. The competition provided an opportunity for the entire rowing team to race across the six different events as the Broncos and Hornets competed for the Bob Whitford Cup.

March 7, 2015
Santa Clara Renews Men's Rowing Rivalry with Sacramento State Sunday
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Santa Clara men's rowing will head to Lake Natoma in Folsom, Calif. Sunday for a dual with Sacramento State. The dual includes six races and will gave Santa Clara oarsmen the opporunity for a high volume of work as the team competes for the second time in three weeks.

March 3, 2015
WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — March 3, 2015
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On this week’s edition of the Bronco weekly sports wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday get you up to date on the latest in Bronco sports during one of the busiest times of the athletic year for SCU.

March 3, 2015
Men's Rowing Wins Four of Five Races at Davis Invitational
WEST SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Men's rowing got its season off to a strong start Sunday, winning four of its five races in the Davis Invitational at the Port of Sacramento. Santa Clara's Varsity 8, JV 8, Novice 8 and Novice 4 boats prevailed against UC Davis and Sonoma State, while the Varsity 4 boat took second in its race.

February 25, 2015
Men's Rowing Begins 50th Spring Season at Davis Invite Sunday
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Santa Clara men's rowing begins the spring schedule of its 50th season Sunday, March 1 when it travels to the Port of Sacramento for the Davis Invitational. The Broncos will field a crew in all five races, which also feature boats from UC Davis and Sonoma State.

February 4, 2015
Nicholas Cisneros is Ready to Row
Freshman Nicholas Cisneros (NC) has quickly settled into Santa Clara and is making strides on the men’s rowing team. With an already established rowing routine, he has the preparedness and the mindset of a practiced racer. Cisneros opened up to Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) and shared his secrets to success.

December 23, 2014
Pasta Feed and Bronco Legends Celebration
On Sat., Jan. 17, 2015 Santa Clara University Alumni Association will host a Pasta Feed and Bronco Legends Celebration in the Pat Malley Fitness Center. The Pasta Feed will being at 12:30 with a men’s basketball game vs. San Francisco to follow at 3 p.m. This year's Bronco Legends program will honor the 50th Anniversary of Rowing at SCU.

November 7, 2014
Connor Gafner: Even Faster and Stronger Than Before
Men’s rowing junior and Colorado native Connor Gafner (CG) chatted with the Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) about his past summer, leadership role on the team, the rowing season ahead, and staying “crop-fit.”

November 7, 2014
Men’s Rowing Concludes Fall Season at Head of the Lagoon Saturday
Santa Clara men’s rowing will take part in its second and final race of the short fall season Saturday at the 15th annual Head of the Lagoon in Foster City, Calif. Four crews are scheduled to row for the Broncos: two novice 8 boats, one varsity 8 boat and a varsity 4 boat.

October 28, 2014
Men’s Rowing off to a Good Start at the Head of the American; Novice 8 Boat Wins 14-Team Event
The Santa Clara men’s rowing Novice 8 and Varsity 8 boats competed in their first race of the fall season at the Head of the American last Saturday, Oct. 25. The Novice 8 surpassed 13 competing boats and won their race in the Collegiate Novice 8. In the Open 8 event, Santa Clara’s young Varsity 8 team placed 6th out of 19 boats.

October 24, 2014
Men's Rowing Begins 50th Season at Head of the American Saturday
The Santa Clara men's rowing team will begin its 50th season this Saturday at the Head of the American in Lake Natoma, Calif. It marks the Broncos' only competition in fall 2014. Santa Clara is slated to send two boats to the races, with one crew participating in the Open 8 category and another participating in the Collegiate Novice 8 Category.

October 21, 2014
Watch this Week's Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap
On this week's edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, co-hosts Denzel Johnson from the men's basketball team and Nici Gilday from the women's basketball team give a quick update on the latest Bronco sports news. This edition features interviews, highlights, pictures and bloopers that you won't want to miss! As the men and women's soccer teams continue their WCC play, EyeBronco talked to Ryan Masch about his combined game winning goal and three points against Portland over the weekend. Masch scored with two minutes remaining against Portland to give the Broncos a 2-1 win on Sunday. This Wrap also features EyeBronco interviews over the past week with Andrew Papenfus and cross country runners Kelly Ryan and Bryan Crook. Lastly, men's rowing is just about to start its season this weekend. Sean Jackson and Karlsen Termini sat down for their first EyeBronco interview to tell us more about the men's rowing program. Go Broncos! #OnAMission

October 20, 2014
Gustavo Abdelnour: Life as a Rower
Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) spoke with sophomore Gustavo Abdelnour (GA) of the men’s rowing team about his move from Venezuela and how rowing has affected his life.

October 2, 2014
The Battle of Rowing with Patrick Doyle
Junior Christopher “Patrick” Doyle (PD) of the men’s rowing team spoke with Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) about practice and races, and the ups and downs of being a collegiate oarsman.

August 14, 2014
Ian Crutchlow Shines Light on Rowing at SCU
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Ian Crutchlow (IC) sat with Santa Clara Bronco (SCB) and talked about his experience rowing at SCU and how that opened doors to his unique college experience.

May 16, 2014
Men's Rowing Rounds out Regular Season at Western Sprints
Santa Clara men's rowing will compete in the Western Sprints regatta at Lake Natoma in Rancho Cordova, Calif. on Sat., May 17. Gonzaga University, UC San Diego, University of San Diego and Santa Clara make up the field of four teams in the final scheduled race of the Broncos' 2014 sprint season.

May 6, 2014
Eric Timken Gives us a Look at What it Takes to be a Rower
Junior Eric Timken’s (ET) journey with the sport of rowing has hardly been a smooth one. After a serious back injury nearly forced him to give up rowing for good, Timken’s love for the sport and personal motivation have only grown. From his beginnings with the sport on a freezing morning in New Jersey to his recovery from a bulging disk, Timken gave us a look into what it takes to be a bronco rower.