Edison Students Make an Impact On The Water at Tulsa Rowing Club Juniors

Edison Students Win Medal Haul At The Wichita Frostbite Regatta.

This past fall season members of the Edison High School student body representing Tulsa Rowing Club Juniors met with a great deal of success. Nathan Duvall won a silver medal at the Head of the Oklahoma and a gold medal at the Wichita Frostbite regatta in the boys lightweight eight. Duvall also produced at the Head of the Colorado winning a silver medal in the boys lightweight fours. Connor McLellan was successful in winning a silver medal in the mens junior fours at the Frostbite regatta last weekend. Sterling Shine placed 13th in the mens novice fours. Taylor Hamburger placed 6th in the mens novice fours.

On the girls side Caroline Hughes rowed to a silver medal in the womens junior fours. In addition, Hughes was a member of the mixed junior quad that also won a silver medal. Raiven Miller rowed to her first silver medal in the junior womens eights.

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Learn To Row With The Nationally Ranked Tulsa Rowing Club Juniors This Winter
TRCJ Invites Student Athletes To Visit A Practice To Find Out More About The Program
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The Tulsa Rowing Club Juniors Team will offer winter training to recruit 8th grade and high school age athletes interested in learning how to row in racing shells. Practices will be held TU Indoor Rowing Tank, The Tulsa Rowing Club Boathouse and the University of Tulsa Catoosa boathouse. Training sessions run the winter and will follow this schedule for practices.

Monday – 4:30pm-5:45pm (Tulsa Rowing Club)
Tuesday – 4:30pm-6:30pm (Catoosa – weather permitting)
Wednesday – 4:30pm-5:45pm (Tulsa Rowing Club)
Thursday – 4:30pm – 6:30pm (Catoosa – weather permitting)
Friday – 4:30pm – 5:30pm (Tulsa Rowing Club)

Interested participants must enroll on the club website and complete a swim test at a local YMCA. Required enrollment forms and information about the juniors program can be found at www.tulsarowing.org/juniors.

“Rowing is a sport that embodies a completely different dynamic than any other. I think joining the team is one of the best decisions I’ve ever made because it inevitably builds a tenacious, competitive attitude uniquely applicable to other parts of my life. The coaches are incredibly encouraging and motivating, fostering an optimistic and invigorating team demeanor. “

Chase Antonacci (member for one year so far)

The TRCJ team recently earned 5 gold, 6 silver and 4 bronze medals at the Wichita Frostbite Regatta. In addition, the team was the first high school team from Oklahoma to row in the UK at the Henley Royal Regatta. The team looks to build upon its success in the spring season as it competes for a place at the national championship regatta on the west coast in June. For more information, please contact Head Coach Neil Bergenroth at coachb@tulsarowing.org or 918.906.5233.