CBC rowers and coxswains competed at the C.R.A.S.H.-B. World Indoor Rowing Championships. Many personal bests were set and Kaitlyn Kynast beat 190 athletes to win Gold in the Junior Women’s Openweight division! (See the Photos page for pictures.)
Bridget Galloway and Phoebe Inall finish 1st and 2nd at CT Indoors U14 Girls 1k race
2016 National Championships: CBC Pair wins Gold! CBC Eight takes Bronze!
Bronze medalists: Sophie Perez, Kaitlyn Kynast, Julia Cornacchia, Katie Bower, Taylor Lust, Irene McLaughlin, Lauren Squitieri, Paige Cleary, Andy Bernhardt, and Coach Liz Trond
National Champions: Julia Cornacchia & Kaitlyn Kynast
CBC’s Kaitlyn Kynast wins Bronze in 2- in 2016 World Championships!
Kaitlyn Kynast (stroke) with her USA teammate Kailani Marchak.
CBC’s Olivia Luther wins two Golds as part of the US 8+ and 4+ at the 2016 CanAmMex Regatta.
Olivia Luther (third from left) with her USA teammates in the 4+.
Ella Petreski and Casey Batson win Bronze racing in the 4X at the 2016 Club Nationals
CBC’s Julia Cornacchia wins Bronze in the 8+ and Kaitlyn Kynast wins Gold in the 4- at the 2015 Junior World Championships!
Julia Cornacchia (2nd from left) with her USA teammates.
Coach Trond with Kaitlyn Kynast (fourth from left) with and her World Champion teammates.
CBC Takes Silver Medal at USRowing Youth Nationals
The Connecticut Boat Club, an all-girls rowing team, placed second in women’s youth 8+ at the USRowing Youth National Championships June 14-15. The CBC boat was the only boat from the Northeast.
The CBC silver medal-winning team consists of New Canaan’s Casey Clifford, Darien’s Kendra Shutts, Wilton’s Katherine Squitieri, Darien’sKatie de Haas, Darien’s Courtney Lincoln, Fairfield’s Isabel Fitter, Ridgefield’s Meg Galloway, Darien’s Paige Voigt and Fairfield’s Jessica Ferrante.
“It was definitely one of the best moments of my life,” said Clifford, a rising senior at New Canaan High School. “We were all kind of screaming. There was a lot of relief, and it was unbelievable because it’s been a long season with a lot of ups and downs. To have that outcome was amazing because our boat is unbelievably close and we’re all best friends.”
CBC rowers Heidi Jacobson (2nd from left) and Jenna Macrae (3rd from left) each won 2 Gold medals at Club Nationals!!
Competing for USRowing’s High Performance team, CBC’s Heidi Jacobson and Jenna Macrae were the stern pair of the winning u19 8+. Heidi also won GOLD in the u17 8+, while Jenna won GOLD in the Intermediate 8+.
CBC wins GOLD at the 2017 USRowing Youth National Championships
The CBC Pair of Kaitlyn Kynast and Julia Cornacchia took home gold medals in the Youth Women’s Pair event at the 2017 USRowing Youth National Championships. CBC won the race by over 20 seconds!