PENNSAUKEN, N.J.— Rhode Island rowing coach Shelagh Donohoe was named 2018 Atlantic 10 Coach of the Year following the conclusion of the 2018 A-10 Rowing Championship Sunday.
The league also named the 20-person All-Conference teams. There were 12 student-athletes selected for the All-Conference First Team and eight for the All-Conference Second Team. Both teams, which were selected by championship finish, are listed below.
Donohoe led the Rams to their sixth conference title in school history, clinching the 2018 trophy by virtue of a win in the Varsity 8 race. Rhody will represent the Atlantic 10 in the NCAA Rowing Championships.
Donohoe was selected by a vote of the league’s nine head coaches.
2018 Atlantic 10 Rowing Awards
Coach of the Year
Shelagh Donohoe, Rhode Island
All-Conference First Team
Kaleigh Barkaszi, Dayton
Faith Caldiero, Duquesne
Danae Ohresser-Joumard, Fordham
Megan Gooding, George Mason
Clare Keller, George Washington
Emilie Smith, George Washington
Zoe Hill, Massachusetts
Aiste Balciunaite, Massachusetts
Kiana Anderson, Rhode Island
Katie Shattuck, Rhode Island
Meghan Ellis, Rhode Island
Maria Biancaniello, Saint Joseph’s
All-Conference Second Team
Cynthia Luz, Fordham
Erin Parker, Fordham
Valey Fey, George Washington
Jessica Lindsay, La Salle
Meghan Ouellette, Massachusetts
Grace Bundy, Massachusetts
Lucy Moyes, Rhode Island
Carolina Strauss, Saint Joseph’s