Women's crew has first All-American

Holly Bailey '12
Holly Bailey '12

Hamilton College women's rower Holly Bailey '12 (Gwynedd Valley, Pa./Springside School) was selected to the 2012 Division III Pocock All-America team by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) on May 22.

2012 Division III Pocock All-America Team

Bailey was one of nine rowers placed on the second team. She is the first All-American in program history. The three-year letter winner was a member of the 2012 NESCAC all-conference first team. Bailey rowed in the seven-seat for the varsity eight this spring.

Bailey helped Hamilton to second place in the varsity eight petite final at the 2012 Eastern College Athletic Conference/National Invitational Collegiate Regatta. The Continentals finished third in their preliminary heat and turned in the fifth-fastest qualifying time out of 19 entries with a time of 6:46.399. Bailey was also a member of Hamilton's open four entry that finished second of 33 boats at the 2011 Head of the Charles Regatta.

Hamilton ended its season ranked 10th in the USRowing/CRCA Division III Top 15 poll, and was third in the NCAA New York Region poll. The varsity eight finished with a No. 3 ranking in the New York Region.

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