Mids to enter nine boats over three races
Mids secure victories in HW Open 8, HW F4, Women's V8 and Women's 2V8
Duo earlier honored as CRCA Mid-Atlantic Staff of the Year
Hughes, Thorsten and Root honored
Mids enter three plebe boats in competition
Navy Women’s Assistant Coach
• Mids finished second at the 2014 Patriot League Championships and first overall at the EAWRC Sprints in Thorsten’s first season.
• Thorsten joined Coach Hughes’ staff in August of 2013 as an assistant coach.
As Columbia Assistant Coach:
• Served as an assistant coach for the women's rowing team at Columbia University during the 2012-13 school year
• Helped coach the Lions' varsity eight to the 2013 Eastern Sprints title
• Assisted the varsity eight to its highest finish ever at the prestigious Head of the Charles
• Also active in recruiting while at Columbia.
As an intercollegiate-athlete:
• Thorsten was a four-year coxswain of the varsity eight at the University of Virginia
• As a senior in 2012, she helped the Cavaliers' varsity boat to the national title, earning first-team All-America, All-South and All-ACC accolades in the process
• Claimed silver medals at the 2009 and `10 NCAA Championships with the Cavaliers' varsity eight.
• Thorsten is a native of Georgia and earned her B.A. in psychology from the University of Virginia in 2012.