2012-13 Santa Clara Women's Rowing News

June 10, 2013
Amy Timpe ’98 Reflects on Her Time as a Bronco
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Santa Clara University does an excellent job instilling various core values in its student-athletes. They are encouraged to work hard on and make the most of their time on the Mission Campus. SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCB) had the opportunity to speak with ’98 graduate Amy Timpe (AT), who spent three years rowing for the women’s crew team.

May 28, 2013
Broncos Have Seven Honored For Academics by WCC, CRCA
After finishing the year on the water, Santa Clara women's rowing is pulling in accolades, this time in the classroom. On May 28, members of the crew were named to both the National Scholar Athletes list by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association and to the All-West Coast Conference Academic team.

May 21, 2013
Two Rowers Named All-Conference as Crew Wraps Up Season at WCC Championships
The Santa Clara women’s rowing squad finished its 2013 campaign after competing at the West Coast Conference Championship on May 18. At the WCC Championship, the conference all named two Broncos to the 2013 WCC All-Conference Team.

May 15, 2013
EYEBRONCO: Catch up with the Rowing Programs as they prep for Championships
With both the Santa Clara men's rowing and women's rowing programs prepping for their respective championships, EYEBRONCO caught a ride on the coaches' boats to get a behind the scenes look at Santa Clara rowing.

May 13, 2013
Women's Rowing Builds on Past at WIRA Championships
At the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships, the Santa Clara women’s rowing team had a solid showing and now preps for the West Coast Conference Championships.

May 13, 2013
Women's Rowing Preps For WCC Championships
Entering the WCC championships the women's crew squad is looking to become more efficient. After the WIRA Championships, the Broncos will looking to improve times and Bronco head coach John Wojtkiewicz thinks team unity has been instrumental.

April 23, 2013
Broncos Perform Well at Stanford Invite, Look Towards WIRA Championship
After competing at the Stanford Invitational last weekend, the Santa Clara women’s rowing squad is now prepping for the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association Championships in Sacramento, Calif.

April 18, 2013
Bronco Student-Athletes Post 3.0+ GPA For The 18th Time In 19 Quarters
Led by 16 Bronco student-athletes who posted a 4.0 grade point average and four teams who achieved a 3.4 or higher, Santa Clara University's student-athletes recorded a 3.037 grade point average (GPA) for the Winter 2013 quarter, topping 3.0 or better for the 18th time in 19 quarters. Santa Clara's cumulative GPA for its student-athletes is 3.089.

April 15, 2013
Women's Rowing Competes in Covered Bridge Regatta; Prepares for Redwood Shores
The Bronco women's rowing team traveled to Eugene, Oregon last weekend to take part in the Covered Bridge Regatta. Santa Clara traveled both the varsity and junior varsity teams. Santa Clara is taking the experience from these races and using it as they move forward as they race on April 20 against Saint Mary's and UCSD and against Mills on April 21.

April 15, 2013
Women's Rowing Virtual Guide is Now Live!
The 2012-13 virtual guide for the Santa Clara women's rowing team is now live! Tons of pictures, videos, links, etc. can be found in the virtual guides!

April 14, 2013
Lohe's College Experience on the West Coast
By Sara Vierra 15' Adrienne Lohe (AL) became a varsity women's crew member during the 2011-2012 season, and rowed as a novice for the Broncos her freshman year. With her athletic background in track and cross country, crew was a new sport to Lohe when she became a Bronco. Lohe has had a successful academic and athletic career at Santa Clara University (SCU), but looks forward to returning to the east coast after graduation. Lohe talked about her experiences at SCU with www.SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCB).

February 25, 2013
Carina Brocato and Megan Alferness Recognized Among WCC's Best Athletes
The 2013 West Coast Conference women's rowing preseason polls came out recently and Santa Clara University was well-represented, with Carina Brocato and Megan Alferness named to the league's preseason all-conference team.

January 8, 2013
Initial Training Phase Has Begun for SCU Women’s Rowing
Much like weightlifting, where athletes work up to a ‘max’ weight or certain amount of repetitions, in the sport of rowing, each team and each boat aims to build up speed in preparation for the season's competition window.

November 26, 2012
Reilly Dampeer '00 Reflects on Her Rowing Career
Santa Clara University has a long history of student-athletes having success in their respective sports once they leave the Mission campus. Reilly Dampeer ’00, the Santa Clara all-time record holder in the 2k ergometer, is no exception. She has gone on to compete for the U.S. National Team and been able to pass on her passion to others as a coach.

November 15, 2012
Women's Rowing Finishes Fall Season, Preps for Winter Workouts
With the final race of the Fall in the books, Santa Clara women’s rowing now looks forward to the long winter of training in preparation for Spring. After having very little experience in 2012, the Broncos brought back almost the entire roster and head coach John Wojtkiewicz is looking for improvements this year.

November 8, 2012
Women's Rowing Hosts Successful "Jog for Jill" Event
Committed to giving back to the community, Santa Clara women’s rowing hosted “Jog for Jill” on October 13 to raise money and awareness for lung cancer. The event took place before the Bronco Invite on the same day at Baylands Park.

September 20, 2012
Women's Rowing Kicks-Off Fall Practices
After building a strong foundation in 2011, Santa Clara women's crew opened fall practice Tuesday, a day after classes began on the Mission campus. The Broncos return 18 rowers from their 2012 roster and welcome four freshmen.

September 20, 2012
Women's Rowing and Cross Country to "Jog for Jill" October 13
Santa Clara women's rowing has a long history or giving back and helping the community. Continuing that tradition, the team will take part in "Jog for Jill" on Sat., Oct. 13 at 8 a.m. in Baylands Park, Sunnyvale, Calif. to raise money and awareness for lung cancer. The 5k walk/run will be co-hosted by Santa Clara cross country and will be held before the Santa Clara Bronco Invite.

June 27, 2012
Santa Clara Alum Headed to Olympics as Rowing Coach
After being cut from the Santa Clara basketball team by legendary coach Carroll Williams, Matt Madigan '91 didn't want to end his collegiate athletic career so he took up rowing. More than 20 years later Madigan will be headed the Olympics for the second time as a coach. He is the coach of the U.S. women's double sculls consisting of Sarah Trowbridge and Margot Shumway.

June 25, 2012
Attention Female Athletes: Rowing Actively Recruiting for 2012-13
Santa Clara University's NCAA Division I women's rowing program is looking to add motivated student-athletes to its 2012-13 roster. Led by third-year Bronco head coach John Wojtkiewicz, Santa Clara will begin practice at the Lexington Reservoir in Los Gatos, Calif. in September.

May 30, 2012
Women's Rowing Finishes 2012 with an Eye to the Future
In a season where it hosted its first-ever home regatta, Santa Clara women's rowing wrapped-up its 2012 season at the WCC Championships at Lake Natoma in Sacramento, Calif. on May 12 and 13. The season was not about just results, but showing the many newcomers what it takes to compete at the Division I level.

May 17, 2012
Catching Up with Women's Rowing Alum Katie Gonzalez '05
After a successful collegiate career rowing at Santa Clara, Katie Gonzalez (KG) took full advantage of the skills she picked up along the way, landing a job at Cisco. Gonzalez caught up with SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCB) to reflect on her experience at Santa Clara as a rower and how that translated when she entered the real world and began working at Cisco.