Women's rower named to ECAC all-conference team

Antonia Villa '12
Antonia Villa '12

Hamilton College's Antonia Villa '12 (Peapack, N.J./Bernards HS) was selected to the 2012 Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) National Invitational Rowing Championships women's rowing all-conference team on May 24.

2012 ECAC National Invitational Rowing Championships All-Conference Team

The 19-member squad is comprised of individuals from the programs that competed at the 2012 ECAC championships on May 11.

Villa is a four-year letter winner, and rowed at the stroke position and in the six-seat for the varsity eight this spring. She was named to the 2012 NESCAC all-conference second team earlier in May.

Villa helped Hamilton to a second place finish in the varsity eight petite final at the 2012 ECAC championships. 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. Villa 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/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association 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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