U.S. World University Games Roster Announced

The athletes that will compete in rowing events at the 2015 World University Games, July 3-14, in Gwangju, South Korea have been selected, USRowing announced Monday.

PRINCETON, N.J. – The athletes that will compete in rowing events at the 2015 World University Games, July 3-14, in Gwangju, South Korea have been selected, USRowing announced Monday.

While the crews are just beginning practices and getting organized, final lineups have not yet been set. The event will feature racing in the men’s and women’s single sculls, lightweight men’s and women’s single sculls, men’s and women’s double sculls, lightweight men’s and women’s double sculls, men’s pair, men’s and women’s four and men’s eight.

The World University Games is a multisport event held every two years. It is organized by the International University Sports Federation and open to university athletes. This year’s games will have U.S. representation in 21 sports with 550 athletes, the largest U.S. team in the history of the event.

Nineteen men and ten women have been named to the team.

Of the 19 men, two were part of the team that finished sixth in the men’s eight in 2013, in Kazan, Russia, including Zach Petronic (Pittsburgh, Pa.) from the University of Pittsburgh and Ian Luetzow (Louisville, Ky.) of Drexel University. This year, Petronic will participate in the sculling events.

Men

Alex Brown(Pinckney, Mich.) University of Michigan

Clarke Cady-McCrea (Skaneateles, NY) Colgate University

Austin Gentry (Corona, Calif.) Grand Valley State University

Stephen George (Indianapolis, Ind.) Oklahoma City University

Hadzo Habibovic(Chicago, Ill.) Oklahoma City University

Matthew Herbers (Battle Creek, Mich.) University of Michigan

Ian Luetzow (Louisville, Ky.) Drexel University

Tim Maytom(San Diego, Calif.) University of California, Los Angeles

Peter McHugh(Ashley, Ind.) Purdue University

Jacob Morton (Seattle, Wash.) University of Washington

Trevor Michelson (New York, N.Y.) Wesleyan University

Kevin O’Connor(Claremont, N.H.) University of Washington

Zachary Petronic(Pittsburgh, Pa.) University of Pittsburgh

Baruch Price(Tulsa, Okla.) Oklahoma City University

Ryan Searcy(Raleigh, N.C.) University of North Carolin

​Carl Smith(Phoenix, Ariz.) Western Washington University

Mitchell Tyson (Monroe, Mich.) University of Michigan

Wesley Vear(Marquette, Mich.) University of Michigan

Thomas Watts (Shaker Heights, Ohio) College of the Holy Cross

Women

Hannah Anderson (McLoud, Okla.) University of Central Oklahoma

Marissa Catalanotto(Northport, N.Y) University of Tulsa

Sara Coleman (Waynesville, Mo.) Oklahoma City University

Lindsay Crute (Augusta, Ga.) University of Tulsa

Kate Flanders(Sarasota, Fla.) Yale University

Madeline Kuntz (Philadelphia, Pa.) University of Alabama

Elizabeth Mathews(Wichita, Kansas) Oklahoma City University

Leigh Smith (Oklahoma City Okla.) Oklahoma City University

Dempsey Wartell (San Francisco, Calif.) Colgate University

Kayla Yraceburu (Camas, Wash.) Oklahoma City University

Coaching Staff

Gregg Hartsuff, University of Michigan

Russell Giacobbe, University of Michigan

Charley Sullivan, University of Michigan

Liza Dickson, Oklahoma City University

For more information, please contact:

USRowing Communications

media@usrowing.org

(609) 751-0710

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