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Henry T. Nicholas, III UC Challenge Cup!

February 14th, 2019|

Mark your calendars, you're not going to want to miss this one! Great racing, on-the-water spectating, and brunch! The University of California, Irvine is proud to host the 4th annual UC Challenge Cup in Newport Harbor on March 2, 2019. This UC-only regatta will feature crews from UC [...]

Fall Newsletter & Year End Fundraising

November 28th, 2018|

Big things are happening ... In case you didn't receive the printed newsletter in the mail this month, here is a digital version, with detailed information about the season so far. We've got award-winning coaching, the men's and women's crews are stacked with talented varsity boats and a big [...]

Head of the Lagoon Results

November 16th, 2018|

Anteater fans, Great weekend up north at the Head of the Lagoon Regatta. The crews brought home some hardware to kick off the fall season right! Collegiate 8+ Gold & Silver Collegiate Novice 8+ Gold & 4th Collegiate 4+ Gold Collegiate 2- Silver Collegiate 2x Gold [...]

Parent Connections: Rowing Together at UCI

September 5th, 2018|

Written by George Basile ’83, parent of Connor and member of UCI’s Parent Executive Board and Director at Large for Friends of UCI Rowing. There are so many unique and interesting ways we as Anteater parents can engage with our children as they continue on their journey at [...]

UCI to Henley for First Time in 39 Years!

June 7th, 2018|

Greetings to the Friends of UCI Rowing, I am honored to introduce myself as your new Chief of Stewards for the Friends of UCI Rowing. I was fortunate enough to cox the first boat UCI sent to the Intercollegiate Rowing Association championships in Syracuse in 1971, and one [...]

ACRA Recap – 2018

May 30th, 2018|

Men's and Women's Crew at ACRA 2018 Official results here. Race photos courtesy of row2k.com Men's Varsity 4+ The Men's Varsity 4+ finished 3rd out of 27 competing universities. These young men were planning to row the Varsity 8+ but days prior to the event one [...]

WIRA This Weekend!

April 27th, 2018|

WIRA Event Details WIRA LIVE STREAM Hello Anteater friends, family, & alumni! We have concluded the regular season and are gearing up for the WIRA Championship this Saturday & Sunday at Lake Natoma. The team has been training all season long for their chance to compete [...]

Collins Cup Race Details

April 13th, 2018|

This weekend marks the annual Collins Cup - a duel between UC Irvine and Orange Coast College. The Collins family has supported the crew for 20+ years, a relationship fostered by Duvall Hecht when he was working in the world of finance. So let's get out [...]

2018 UC Challenge Cup Recap

March 5th, 2018|

A great day of racing. The sky opened up for beautiful weather between storms, proving once again that Newport Harbor is the best place to row in the West Coast! Race results here. Full race video here. Alumni and supporters of UCI Rowing, including Henry T. Nicholas, III [...]

Live Race Coverage!

March 3rd, 2018|

Join us LIVE for video and commentator coverage of the 3rd Annual Challenge Cup at 8am this morning!

Henry T. Nicholas, III UC Challenge Cup!

Mark your calendars, you're not going to want to miss this one! Great racing, on-the-water spectating, and brunch! The University of California, Irvine is proud to host the 4th annual UC Challenge Cup in Newport Harbor on March 2, 2019. This UC-only regatta will feature crews from UC Davis, UC Irvine, UC Los Angeles, UC San Diego, UC Santa Barbara, and Cal. The victors will be presented with perpetual trophies to display in their boathouse until the following year’s regatta. As with last year, we will have limited on-water viewing opportunities... RSVP's will be opened up on a first [...]

February 14th, 2019|

Fall Newsletter & Year End Fundraising

Big things are happening ... In case you didn't receive the printed newsletter in the mail this month, here is a digital version, with detailed information about the season so far. We've got award-winning coaching, the men's and women's crews are stacked with talented varsity boats and a big group of novice are continuing strong through the Winter Quarter. We try to limit fundraising outreach to this year-end push and for special causes (new boats, trips to Nationals or the Henley, etc.). The newsletter below includes more information about how the program is funded, but alumni donations are what keeps Coach Brooks [...]

November 28th, 2018|

Head of the Lagoon Results

Anteater fans, Great weekend up north at the Head of the Lagoon Regatta. The crews brought home some hardware to kick off the fall season right! Collegiate 8+ Gold & Silver Collegiate Novice 8+ Gold & 4th Collegiate 4+ Gold Collegiate 2- Silver Collegiate 2x Gold HOTL Photos Now back to some hard winter training. Catch our next race December 2nd at UCLA for the Ballona Creek Grand Prix.

November 16th, 2018|

Parent Connections: Rowing Together at UCI

Written by George Basile ’83, parent of Connor and member of UCI’s Parent Executive Board and Director at Large for Friends of UCI Rowing. There are so many unique and interesting ways we as Anteater parents can engage with our children as they continue on their journey at UCI. Take my story. Let’s start back in 1979 when I was a new student at UCI. I was a tall, gangly freshman; not too much to look at, but a group of students saw something in me. Next thing I knew, I was recruited to the UCI rowing team. And [...]

September 5th, 2018|

UCI to Henley for First Time in 39 Years!

Greetings to the Friends of UCI Rowing, I am honored to introduce myself as your new Chief of Stewards for the Friends of UCI Rowing. I was fortunate enough to cox the first boat UCI sent to the Intercollegiate Rowing Association championships in Syracuse in 1971, and one of my fellow Stewards, Mike Thompson, rowed seat three in that same boat. Together, along with all of us here at the Friends of UCI Rowing, we are excited to bring you important news about the achievements of our current athletes and a fantastic opportunity they’ve earned to represent UCI internationally. For the [...]

June 7th, 2018|

ACRA Recap – 2018

Men's and Women's Crew at ACRA 2018 Official results here. Race photos courtesy of row2k.com Men's Varsity 4+ The Men's Varsity 4+ finished 3rd out of 27 competing universities. These young men were planning to row the Varsity 8+ but days prior to the event one of the members of the crew came down with an MRSA staph infection, requiring surgery, and eliminating him from the competition for the season (he is well on his way to recovery). This forced the boys into the 4+ event with only a few days of practice. They were up for [...]

May 30th, 2018|

WIRA This Weekend!

WIRA Event Details WIRA LIVE STREAM Hello Anteater friends, family, & alumni! We have concluded the regular season and are gearing up for the WIRA Championship this Saturday & Sunday at Lake Natoma. The team has been training all season long for their chance to compete for best in the region as an integral stepping stone toward the National Championship in 5 weeks.

April 27th, 2018|

Collins Cup Race Details

This weekend marks the annual Collins Cup - a duel between UC Irvine and Orange Coast College. The Collins family has supported the crew for 20+ years, a relationship fostered by Duvall Hecht when he was working in the world of finance. So let's get out there this weekend and cheer on our Anteaters as they look to defend the Cup! Regatta Schedule 7:30am Men's Varsity 4+ (Lane 1 OCC/ Lane 2 UCI / Lane 3 OCC) - This race will be 1800m 7:45am Men's 2nd Novice 8+ (Lane 1 OCC / Lane 2 UCI) 8:00am Women's Novice [...]

April 13th, 2018|

2018 UC Challenge Cup Recap

A great day of racing. The sky opened up for beautiful weather between storms, proving once again that Newport Harbor is the best place to row in the West Coast! Race results here. Full race video here. Alumni and supporters of UCI Rowing, including Henry T. Nicholas, III himself, were aboard the Ocean Explorer to watch the races up close at the finish line. A second boat was full of scholarship recipients from the Henery T. Nicholas, III Foundation - a great way to introduce a new generation to the wonderful sport of rowing! We had over 200 guests [...]

March 5th, 2018|

Live Race Coverage!

Join us LIVE for video and commentator coverage of the 3rd Annual Challenge Cup at 8am this morning!

March 3rd, 2018|