May 22, 2012
SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- The College Rowing Coaches Association announced the 2012 Division I all-region award winners. San Diego senior Hannah Patrick was named to the CRCA first team All-West Region, while Gonzaga senior Paula Welly and sophomore Maryann Concannon from Saint Mary's were named to the second team.
The CRCA also announced its 2012 Scholar Athletes. All seven West Coast Conference schools are represented on the list. To see the complete CRCA Scholar Athlete team, click here.
Patrick, a four-time WCC all-conference selection, led the Toreros to their third consecutive West Coast Conference Rowing Championship earlier this month. USD edged Gonzaga in the Varsity Eight I race by less than two seconds.
Welly, the 2012 WCC Rower of the Year, is the sixth rower in Gonzaga history to be named CRCA all-region. She guided the Bulldogs' Varsity Eight I to a gold medal at the Western Intercollegiate Rowing Association (WIRA) Championships and place second at the West Coast Conference Championship.
Concannon was a member of the Gaels' Varsity Eight I lineup this season. SMC finished fourth at the 2012 WCC Rowing Championships with an overall score of 24.
About the CRCA All-Region Teams
CRCA Scholar Athlete Requirements and Criteria
-Informatiion courtesy of collegerowcoach.org, gozags.com, WCCsports.com