Nicole Hare Named Junior Female Sculler of the Year
Jan. 30, 2013
PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State University freshman rower, Nicole Hare, has been named the 2012 Junior Female Sculler of the Year by Rowing Canada Aviron, the organization announced at its conference Jan. 26-27, at Vancouver, B.C.
A native of Calgary, Alberta, Hare rows for the Calgary Rowing Club and shared the Bobby Pearce Award for Junior Female Sculler of the Year with Rachael Klunder of the South Niagara Rowing Club. Hare finished first in the junior women's single last Nov. 11 at the RBC National Rowing Championships.
This award is one of many Hare has received while competing for the Calgary Rowing Club. In 2011, the Calgary Rowing Club and Alberta Rowing Association named her the female junior rower of the year. Hare also took first place in the singles event at the 2011 Western Canada Summer Games.
John Herdman, coach of Canada's 2012 bronze medal women's Olympic soccer team was the guest presenter. The event also included presentations by national coaches and top sports scientists. Special guests included 2012 Olympians, the Minister of State (Sport), Bal Gosal, and past Olympic medalists.
The women's rowing team opens up its season March 30 against Gonzaga at Wawawai Landing outside Pullman.