Nine Lehigh athletic teams were honored with Academic Progress Rate Public Recognition Awards, as announced by the NCAA on Wednesday. Awards are given each year to teams scoring in the top 10 percent in their respective sport with their Academic Progress Rate (APR). Lehigh is one of 62 schools that have received at least one Public Recognition Award in each of the eight years of the program.
Lehigh sophomore Corey Johnson has been named a First Team All-Patriot League honoree while both Johnson and junior Leah Paulson earned a spot on the Academic All-Patriot League Team, as recently announced. Johnson rowed in the seven seat for the Varsity Eight this spring, helping lead the boat to success in only her second collegiate season.
The Lehigh women’s rowing team wrapped up its season at the Patriot League Championships Friday morning, finishing in sixth place with eight points on the day. The Mountain Hawks came in fifth in the Second Varsity Eight and placed sixth in the Varsity Four and Varsity Eight.
The Lehigh women’s rowing team will wrap up its season on Friday when it heads to Worcester, Mass. for the Patriot League Championships on Lake Quinsigamond. The Mountain Hawks look to carry the moment from a successful Dad Vail Regatta and continue their improvement while competing for a Patriot League Title.
The Lehigh rowing team wrapped up a highly successful Dad Vail Regatta on Saturday with two freshmen crews making the finals including a third-place, bronze medal finish by the Women’s Freshmen Eight. In total, six of the Mountain Hawks’ crews competed in the semifinals on Saturday. Lehigh was the only school to have the Women’s Freshmen Four and Freshmen Eight in the grand finals.