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Cowles '09 captures three national rowing titles

Contact Jim Taylor 315-859-4685
Posted July 1, 2014
Tags Alumni Men's Rowing

Hamilton College men's crew alum Willy Cowles '09 (Farmington, Conn.) collected national titles in all three races he competed in at the 2014 USRowing National Championships in West Windsor, N.J., on June 27.

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Cowles won the men's single sculls with a time of 7:41.31, and he and Sam Stitt finished first in the men's double sculls with a time of 6:50.24. Cowles made it 3-for-3 as he, Stitt and two other rowers topped the field in the men's quadruple sculls in 6:18.83.

Cowles competed for the U.S. National Team at the 2014 World Cup in Australia. He raced to a fourth-place finish in the men’s double sculls and won a gold medal in the same event at the Australian Championships. Cowles also represented the U.S. at the Lucerne World Cup in Switzerland and the E.On Hanse Regatta in Germany last year. He racked up three national titles and a double sculls win at the 2013 National Selection Regatta #2.