The following student-athletes have been selected to the 2022 Washington Post All-Met Team for Women’s Rowing:
Sarah Baule, Sr., Bethesda-Chevy Chase
The Barons placed fifth at the national Stotesbury Cup regatta with Baule, a future U-Mass. rower, serving as an uplifting captain and one of the fastest rowers in the area.
Ellie Bijeau, Sr., Jackson-Reed
She rowed out of the race seat in the Tigers’ top varsity boat, which went wire-to-wire in the spring without finishing behind another boat in the area. Bijeau clocked a time of 7:15 2K erg, one of the best scores in the region, and committed to Cornell.
Siham Busera, Sr., Bethesda-Chevy Chase
The six-seater of his team’s best boat made a difference in and out of the water and was named to Bethesda magazine’s 2022 Teen Extraordinary list. His boat placed in the top five at the Washington Metropolitan Interscholastic Rowing Association Championships and the Stotesbury Regatta.
Zoey Charlton, Sr., Whitman
Charlton and Whitman seniors were widely recognized by coaches and fellow rowers as the toughest class in the region following the arrest of former coach Kirk Shipley. The top eight college finishers earned a second-place finish at the WMIRA Championships and had the second-best performance among home teams at Stotesbury. Charlton will row at Colby College and was instrumental in getting his team back on the water.
Maggie Gibbons, Sr., Jackson-Reed
The coxswain and commitment of George Washington led Jackson-Reed with his leadership and rowing intelligence, as coach Chris Rickard said Gibbons “has an intrinsic understanding of how to relate to a boat and how to motivate him”.
Annabelle Harbold, Sr., Jackson-Reed
The five-seater of DC’s fastest varsity boat, which won gold at WMIRA and silver at Stotesbury, Harbold has been touted by many local coaches as the area’s best rower and one of its workers the fiercest. She will row at Brown University.
Nora Hemsley, Sr., Holton-Arms
She led the Panthers’ varsity boat four to a gold medal at the WMIRA Championships as well as an appearance at the US Nationals. Hemsley signed up to row for Boston University’s lightweight team.
Ellie Knight, Sr., National Cathedral
Knight led the team’s culture as much as she did the team’s boat as the eighth-best National Cathedral University placed third at WMIRA, sixth at Stotesbury and eighth at the U.S. Nationals .
Fiona Murphy, Sr., Robinson
The team captain and U-Mass. The rookie kept Robinson competitive during her four years with the program and helped recruit the incoming class which doubled the size of the women’s team.
Dasha Potapov, Sr., Oakton
After placing seventh at Stotesbury and a close second at the Virginia Rowing Championships, Potapov will row at U-Conn. alongside her sister Nadia.
Kristine Schwartz, Sr., National Cathedral
Schwartz, National Cathedral’s other senior captain, consistently sped the team’s top boat and helped his team through four coaching changes en route to nationally competitive performances.
Under Noyes’ watch, Wakefield’s rowing program grew from a mid-sized, low-achieving program to one of the biggest and brightest in the region, winning back-to-back Virginia State titles. in 2021 and 2022. An opposing coach said: “David has brought Wakefield to legitimacy in the world of rowing. He deserves a lot of credit.
Second Eight: Jackson Reed
First eight: Jackson Reed
Rory Brennan, Sr., WT Woodson
Linnea Darius, Sr., Walter Johnson
Andronika Dyer, Jr., Stone Bridge
Rebecca Estevao, Jr., Washington-Liberty
Kate Gillen, Sr., Wakefield
Carly Gladieux, Sr., South County
Maddy Glanz, Sr., City of Alexandria
Daisy Hester, Sr., Whitman
Haley Minnick, Jr., Walter Johnson
Madigan Mohrman, Sr., Whitman
Kira Moss, Sr., Elizabeth Seton
Maile Organek, Sr., City of Alexandria
Eva Panfil, Sr., Wakefield
Nadia Potapov, Sr., Oakton
Stella Smith, Jr., O’Connell
Sumner Spence, Sr., Oakton
Christina Steinki, Sr., Stone Ridge
Teagan Sullivan, father, Whitman
Sophie Tursi, Sr., McLean
Alexandra Zaneski, Sr., Whitman