News Release, St. Mary’s College of Maryland Athletics

ST. MARY’S CITY, Md. – The Mid-Atlantic Rowing Conference All-Conference teams have been announced and six Seahawks from the men’s rowing team were honored.

SophomoresChristian OliverioandRiley Woolstonwere selected to the Varsity All-MARC team, while first yearSamuel Leamanwas named to the Novice All-MARC team. Members of the Varsity and Novice All-MARC teams were nominated by coaches in the conference.

“Since our season was cut short before racing began, these nominees are based on their contributions to the speed and success of the team up until mid-March,” said Head Rowing CoachAnna Lindgren-Streicher. “Christian Oliverioswitched from rowing to coxing this season and has made an immediate positive impact on the team with his leadership and knowledge, whileRiley Woolstonhas shown continual improvement in his fitness and rowing ability.

“Sam Leaman has made impressive improvements in his boat-moving ability this year, and his work ethic should take him far over the next three years.”

In addition to the Varsity and Novice All-MARC selections, the Seahawks had five members named to the MARC Academic All-Conference team.Joseph Abramovitz,Graham Bos,Henry Morin, Oliverio, and Woolston were selected to the Academic All-Conference team. Student-athletes honored must have a cumulative GPA of 3.5 and be in their second, third, or fourth year of eligibility.

“I’m very pleased with the team’s academic performance this year,” Lindgren-Streicher stated. “These student-athletes are designing their own majors, conducting research, and serving as TAs, showing their leadership in the classroom as well as at the boathouse.” 

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