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Alumni Connections: Jim MacKenzie and Mary O’Hara.

This is a picture from the wedding of Jim MacKenzie and Mary O’Hara. Both were members of the crew, 1983 – 85 or so. Everyone in the 1984 Gold Medal Lwt 8 is in the photo, as well as John Riley, the tall guy in the back. He is an Olympian as well as a 2x World Champion. Th

Team Banquet on March 30, 2014

On Sunday, March 30, members of the team and several of their parents attended a Senior Brunch at the Mariner Grille in Narragansett. The brunch was organized by  Team Capt. Charlie Boyle’s mom, Lurene, and as if that wasn’t enough, she also arranged for a generous benefac

Harry Parker and Harvard Rowing; New Zealand Passion

Here is an outstanding video from the late Harry Parker, the coach of Harvard Heavyweight Crew for 51 seasons.  Harry Parker is considered one of the greatest collegiate coaches of all time, in any collegiate sport. A great video featuring Olympic Gold Medalist Mahe Drysdale from New

Two training logs – 30 years apart

On the top is URI Rowings current training schedule for the week of February 17, 2014.  On the bottom in URI Rowing Alumni Jeff Sweenors’ log from the same week, 30 years prior. It’s interesting to see how the training has stayed the same, but has also changed in that time

Alumni Connection: Dave Tosi ’70

We’re constantly working to reconnect with our team’s alumni. This week we heard from URI Crew alumni Dave Tosi ’70 who was generous enough to give us a snapshot of his time with Rhody Rowing: I started my college career in fall of 1966 as a freshman at URI. I signed

Two Days, 35 Medals Kicks Off URI’s Fall Season

URI Men’s Rowing kicked off their fall season, this weekend, coming home with a total of 35 medals after impressive performances at the Quinsigamond Snake Regatta and New Hampshire Championship Regatta. On Saturday in Worcester, Rhody’s A and B Varsity 4s placed first and

Alumni Connection: Seth Garfield ’78

We had a chance to talk with URI Rowing alumni Seth Garfield ’78 last week about his experiences rowing and his job as an oyster farmer on Cuttyhunk Island, Mass. Seth rowed from the Fall of 1975 to the Spring of 1977 and was part of the 1976 Freshman 8 that took Silver at the D

URI Rowing Runs For A Cause

The URI Rowing Club hit the pavement for a good cause last Saturday by running in the 2nd annual Galilee 5k. The event was coordinated by the URI Men’s baseball team as a fundraiser for the Autism Project of Rhode Island. The route covered the scenic coastal roads of The Port of Galil

Recap: Spring 2013

The University of Rhode Island Men’s Crew team took a step in the right direction this spring season under head coach Bob Gillette who returned after a hiatus from coaching. URI opened the season against Boston College on the Charles River where the Varsity 8 finished third behind bot

Website updated

Welcome to the new RhodeIslandRowing.com, official website of the University of Rhode Island Men’s Rowing Team! This new site combines elements of the former site, designed by alumnus Joe Hanna, with a modern, interactive theme. The result is a website that’s much more up-