2015-2016 Fall Roster

Name
High School
Hometown
Bobbi Alman '17St Francis High School Los Gatos, Calif.

Bobbi is a Global Studies major at Colby.

2014-2015 season highlights: Alman opened the season by helping the first varsity boat take seventh at the Snake Regatta from the eighth position, and 17th at the Head of the Charles Regatta from the first position. Alman rowed the rest of the season from the second position, helping the Mules take second at the Lowell Regatta, fourth at the Worcester Regatta, second at the UNH Regatta, 10th at the New England Rowing Championship, and 12th at the ECAC National Championship.

2013-2014 season highlights: Alman opened the season in the first position on the first varsity boat, helping the team finish first at the Lowell Regatta and fifth at the Worcester Regatta. Alman then rowed with the boat that took third at the President's Cup Race, 11th at the New England Championship, and 12th at the ECAC Championship.

Before Colby:

Bobbi is a graduate of St. Francis High School (Calif.), where she was a member of the water polo and swim teams.

Maddie Andrews '17Wells High School Wells, Maine

Maddie is a Biology major with a minor in Education. She is a mentor for the Colby Cares About Kids program and a Community Adviser on campus.

2014-2015 season highlights: Andrews competed on the second varsity boat from the second position in her sophomore year, helping the Mules finish fourth at the Worcester Regatta, ninth at the New England Rowing Championship, and 13th at the ECAC National Championship.

2013-2014 season highlights: Andrews took second with the third varsity boat at the Lowell Regatta and second with the second varsity boat at the President's Cup race from the eighth position in her first year with the Mules.

Before Colby:

Maddie is a graduate of Wells High School (Maine), where she was a member of the soccer, indoor track, and lacrosse teams. Maddie was a member of the National Honor Society and a Top Honor Graduate.

Sammy Attia '19Horace Greeley High School Mount Kisco, N.Y.

Sammy has not selected a major.

Sophia Bartels '17Hanover High School Hanover, N.H.

Sophie is a Global Studies and Latin American Studies double major. She has served on the Oak Student Committee and volunteers at Educare during the school year.

2014-2015 season highlights: Bartels competed with the first varsity boat for the majority of the year, helping the team finish second at the Lowell Regatta from the third position and fourth at the Worcester Regatta from the fourth position. Bartels finished the season by helping the Mules take second at the UNH Regatta, 10th at the New England Rowing Championship, and 12th at the ECAC National Championship.

2013-2014 season highlights: Bartels competed with the second varsity boat from the fourth position in her first season, helping the Mules take first at the Lowell Regatta and fifth at the Worcester Regatta.

Before Colby:

Sophie is a graduate of Hanover High School (N.H.), where she was a member of the volleyball, crew, and track teams. She was named to the High Honor Roll all four years.

Emma Bartlett '17Presque Isle High School Presque Isle, Maine

Emma is a Biology major and a Art minor at Colby.

2014-2015 season highlights: Bartlett opened the season in the fourth position on the first varsity boat, helping the Mules take second at the Lowell Regatta. From the third position, Bartlett helped the first varsity boat take fourth at the Worcester Regatta and second at the UNH Regatta. Bartlett then rowed at the New England Rowing Championship and the ECAC National Championship, finishing 10th and 12th respectively.

Kate Blauer '19Milton Academy Yarmouth Port, Mass.

Kate has not yet declared a major.

Emily Boyce '16St John's School Houston, Texas

Emily is a Government and Latin American Studies double major at Colby. She is a Community Adviser and serves as an Area Resident Director on campus.

2014-2015 season highlights: Boyce did not compete for the Mules in the 2014-2015 season.

2013-2014 season highlights: Boyce helped the third varsity boat capture second at the Lowell Regatta and second in the afternoon heat at the President's Cup race, both from the second position.

2012-2013 season highlights: Boyce rowed with the second varsity boat from the seventh position at the ECAC National Championship.

Before Colby:

Emily graduated from St. John's School and played softball.

Katie Chicojay Moore '16Arlington High School Arlington, Mass.

Katie is an Environmental Studies major and has a minor in Art.

2014-2015 season highlights: Katie rowed with the first varsity boat in the fall season, helping the Mules finish fourth at the Textile River Regatta and 17th at the Head of the Charles Regatta.

2013-2014 season highlights: Katie rowed with the first varsity boat in her sophomore year, and opened the season in the sixth position while helping the Mules finish 19th at the Head of the Charles Regatta. She then competed from the first position, and the Mules finished fifth at the Worcester Regatta, third at the President's Cup Race, 11th at the New England Rowing Championship, and 12th at the ECAC National Championship.

2012-2013 season highlights: Katie rowed with the first varsity boat for the majority of the year, and helped the Mules finish fourth at the Worcester Regatta from the sixth position. From the eighth position, she helped the Mules finish 14th at the New England Rowing Championship and 17th at the ECAC National Championship.

Monica Colmenares '19Beachwood High School Beachwood, Ohio

Monica is an Environmental Science major at Colby.

Zoe Daniel '17Convent of the Sacred Heart New York, N.Y.

Zoe is an Anthropology major at Colby.

Gayatri Das Gupta '18Sidwell Friends School Washington, D.C.

Gayatri is a Global Studies and an East Asian Studies double major at Colby.

2014-2015 season highlights: Das Gupta did not compete for the Mules in her first season with the team.

Katy Donchik '18Notre Dame Academy High School Staten Island, N.Y.

Katy is a Biology major and an Environmental Studies minor at Colby.

2014-2015 season highlights: Donchik competed on the second varsity boat and rowed from the fourth position. She helped the Mules finish fourth at the Worcester Regatta, first at the UNH Regatta, ninth at the New England Rowing Championship, and 13th at the ECAC National Championship.

Susannah Donoho '17St Andrews School Wilmington, Del.

Susannah is a Sociology major with a Creative Writing minor at Colby and serves as a Community Advisor.

2014-2015 season highlights: Donoho led the first varsity boat for the Mules as coxswain, and helped the team finish second at the Lowell Regatta, fourth at the Worcester Regatta, second at the UNH Regatta, 10th at the New England Rowing Championship, and 12th at the ECAC National Championship.

2013-2014 season highlights: Donoho, serving as coxswain, helped the first varsity boat finish first at the Lowell Regatta, led the second varsity boat to fifth at the Worcester Regatta, and directed the four boat to third at the President’s Cup Race.

Before Colby:

Susannah is a graduate of the St. Andrews School (Del.), where she was a member of the cross country and crew teams. Susannah graduated from her class cum laude.

Eliza Gesten '16Mira Costa High School Hermosa Beach, Calif.

Eliza is an Economics major with a minor in Education. She is also a Career Development Advisor in the Career Center.

2014-2015 season highlights: Gesten served as coxswain for the first varsity boat in the fall season, and led the team to fourth at the Textile River Regatta, seventh at the Snake Regatta, and 17th at the Head of the Charles Regatta.

2013-2014 season highlights: Gesten led the first varsity boat as coxswain for the majority of the season, and helped the team finish sixth at the Snake Regatta, 19th at the Head of the Charles Regatta, fifth at the Worcester Regatta, third at the President’s Cup Race, 11th at the New England Rowing Championship, and 12th at the ECAC National Championship.

2012-2013 season highlights: Gesten, serving as coxswain, helped the first varsity boat finish 18th at the Snake Regatta, fourth at the Worcester Regatta, third at the UNH Regatta, and 11th at the New England Rowing Championships.

Before Colby:

Eliza is a graduate of Mira Costa High School (Calif.), where she was a member of the gymnastics and club crew teams.

Al Grossman '19Newton North High School Newton Highlands, Mass.

Alessandra is a Psychology major with a neuroscience concentration.

Katelyn Hamilton '17Arlington High School Arlington, Mass.

Katelyn is a Government major and a double minor in Educational Development and Managerial Economics. She is also a mentor with the Colby Cares About Kids program.

2014-2015 season highlights: Hamilton, rowing from the 1st position the first varsity boat, helped the Mules finish 2nd at the Lowell Regatta, 4th at the Worcester Regatta, 2nd at the UNH Regatta, 10th at the New England Rowing Championship, and 12th at the ECAC National Championship.

2013-2014 season highlights: Hamilton rowed from the 4th position in the first varsity boat, and helped Colby finish 1st at the Lowell Regatta, 5th at the Worcester Regatta, 3rd at the President’s Cup Race, 11th at the New England Rowing Championship, and 12th at the ECAC National Championship.

Before Colby:

Katelyn graduated from Arlington High School where she was a member of the crew team and Honors Society.

Libby Huber '17Bangor High School Bangor, Maine

Libby is an English and Educational Studies double major. She is also a member of the Multicultural Literacy Group, the Leadership Academy, and volunteers as a Junior High School Tutor in Waterville during the academic year.

2014-2015 season highlights: Huber, rowing with the first varsity boat, opened the season by helping the Mules finish 4th at the Textile River Regatta in the 1st position. At the Head of the Charles Regatta, Huber rowed in the 2nd position and the Mules finished 17th. Libby finished the season in the 5th position, and the Mules finished 2nd at the Lowell Regatta, 4th at the Worcester Regatta, 10th at the New England Rowing Championship, and 12th at the ECAC National Championship.

2013-2014 season highlights: Huber opened the season in the 6th position of the first varsity boat, and the Mules finished 1st at the Lowell Regatta, 5th at the Worcester Regatta, and 3rd at the President’s Cup Race. Huber finished the season in the 3rd position, and helped the team finish 11th at the New England Rowing Championship and 12th at the ECAC National Championship.

Before Colby:

Libby graduated from Bangor High School (ME) and was a member of the soccer and diving teams. Libby was an Academic All-American, a member of the National Honor Society, and named the PVCC Diver of the Year her senior season.

Charlotte Jones '19Bloomington High School North Bloomington, Ind.

Charlotte is an English major with a concentration in Creative Writing. She has a double minor in Cinema Studies and Art.

Riley Karp '19Plymouth Regional High School Holderness, N.H.

Riley has not declared a major.

Ellie Krossa '19Lake Washington High School Kirkland, Wash.

Ellie is a Government major at Colby.

Sarah Lane-Reticker '16Avon High School Avon, Conn.

Sarah is a Chemistry (Biochemistry concentration) and an English double major at Colby.

2014-2015 season highlights: Lane-Reticker helped the first varsity boat finish fourth at the Textile River Regatta from the eighth position and 17th at the Head of the Charles Regatta from the seventh position.

2013-2014 season highlights: Lane-Reticker, rowing from the seventh position of the first varsity boat, helped the team finish sixth at the Snake Regatta and 19th at the Head of the Charles Regatta. She moved to the fifth position for the remainder of the year, and the Mules finished first at the Lowell Regatta, fifth at the Worcester Regatta, and 12th at the ECAC National Championship.

2012-2013 season highlights: Rowing with the first varsity boat, Lane-Reticker helped the Mules finish fourth at the Worcester Regatta, third at the UNH Regatta, 14th at the New England Rowing Championship, and 17th at the ECAC National Championship.

Lydia Larson '17Gray New Gloucester HS New Gloucester, Maine

Lydia is a Global Studies and Government double major with a minor in Anthropology.

2014-2015 season highlights: Larson, rowing from the 1st position in the second varsity boat, helped the Mules finish 7th at the Snake River Regatta, 4th at the Worcester Regatta, 1st at the UNH Regatta, 9th at the New England Rowing Championship, and 13th at the ECAC National Championship.

2013-2014 season highlights: Larson rowed from the 3rd position in the third varsity boat that finished 2nd at the Lowell Regatta. Larson competed with the first varsity boat in the 5th position at the afternoon race of the President’s Cup Race, and the Mules finished 2nd.

Before Colby:

Lydia is a graduate of the Gray New Gloucester High School (ME) where she was a member of the cross country, indoor track, and outdoor track teams. Lydia was the recipient of the Coach's Award twice.

Erica Lehner '16Concord Academy Holderness, N.H.

Erica is a Geology major with a minor in Environmental Studies at Colby.

2014-2015 season highlights: Lehner rowed with the first varsity boat in the fall season, and the Miles finished fourth at the Textile River Regatta, seventh at the Snake Regatta, and 17th at the Head of the Charles Regatta. In the second varsity boat, Lehner helped the Mules finish fourth at the Worcester Regatta, first at the UNH Regatta, ninth at the New England Rowing Championship, and 13th at the ECAC National Championship.

2013-2014 season highlights: Lehner rowed from the second position in the first varsity boat that finished 19th at the Head of the Charles Regatta to open the season. In the second varsity boat, Lehner helped the team finish first at the Lowell Regatta and fifth at the Worcester Regatta.

Before Colby:

Erica is a graduate of Concord Academy (N.H.), where she was a member of the volleyball and cross country teams.

Renata Levine '18Waynflete School Portland, Maine

Renata is a Spanish major and an Environmental Studies minor at Colby.

2014-2015 season highlights: Levine rowed with the second varsity boat at the Worcester Regatta, and helped the Mules finish fourth. She also competed with the team in Georgia.

Ling MacLean '18Winchester High School Winchester, Mass.

Ling majors in Global Studies and has minors in East Asian Studies and Sociology.

2014-2015 season highlights: MacLean rowed from the fifth position in the second varsity boat at the Worcester Regatta, first at the UNH Regatta, ninth at the New England Rowing Championship, and 13th at the ECAC National Championship.

Elli Mapstone '19Andover High School Andover, Mass.

Elli has a double major in Environmental Policy and Spanish.

Michelle Minkin '16Brooklyn Technical High School Brooklyn, N.Y.

Michelle is an American Studies and Women's, Gender, and Sexuality Studies double major at Colby. She is a research assistant in the WGSS department.

2014-2015 season highlights: Minkin rowed with the second varsity boat that finished 10th at the Textile River Regatta and competed in the Snake Regatta.

2013-2014 season highlights: Minkin rowed in the second varsity boat from the third position in her sophomore year, and helped the Mules finish first at the Lowell Regatta and fifth at the Worcester Regatta.

2012-2013 season highlights: Minkin rowed in the fourth position on the second varsity boat, and helped the team finish 12th at the New England Rowing Championship and competed from the same position at the ECAC National Championship.

Before Colby:

Michelle is a graduate of the Brooklyn Technical High School.

Emily Muller '17Hanover High School Norwich, Vt.

Emily is a double major in Government and Global Studies with a minor in Anthropology. She is also a member of the Colby Outing Club and Wind Ensemble.

2014-2015 season highlights: Muller helped the first varsity boat finish fourth at the Textile River Regatta, seventh at the Snake Regatta, second at the Lowell Regatta, and fourth at the Worcester Regatta. Muller finished the season in the eighth position of the first varsity boat, and helped the Mules finish second at the UNH Regatta, 10th at the New England Rowing Championship, and 12th at the ECAC National Championship.

2013-2014 season highlights: Rowing from the second position in the second varsity boat, Muller helped the team finish first at the Lowell Regatta and fifth at the Worcester Regatta.

Before Colby:

Emily is a graduate of Hanover High School (N.H.), where she was a member of the crew, Nordic skiing, and cross country teams.

Alison Obstler '19Trinity School New York, N.Y.

Allie has a double major in Art History and American Studies.

Anya Parauda '19Blair Academy Blairstown, N.J.

Anya has not declared a major at Colby.

Talia Richkin '17Lexington High School Lexington, Mass.

Talia is a Psychology major with a concentration in Neuroscience at Colby.

2014-2015 season highlights: Richkin opened the season by helping the second varsity boat finish 10th at the Textile River Regatta. Richkin finished the year from the 6th position of the second varsity boat, and helped the Mules finish 1st at the UNH Regatta, 9th at the New England Rowing Championship, and 13th at the ECAC National Championship.

2013-2014 season highlights: Richkin helped the third varsity boat finish 2nd at the Lowell Regatta and 2nd in the afternoon race at the President’s Cup Race.

Before Colby:

Talia is a graduate of Lexington High School where she was a member of the soccer and track teams. Talia also graduated as a member of the National Honors Society.

Emily Rosales '16Cornelia Connelly School Villa Park, Calif.

Emily is a Religious Studies and Art double major at Colby.

2014-2015 season highlights: Rosales rowed from the 3rd position in the second varsity boat, and helped the Mules finish 4th at the Worcester Regatta, 1st at the UNH Regatta, 9th at the New England Rowing Championship, and 13th at the ECAC National Championship.

2013-2014 season highlights: Rosales helped the third varsity boat finish 2nd at the Lowell Regatta and 2nd in the afternoon race of the President’s Cup Race, both from the 4th position.

2012-2013 season highlights: Rosales rowed from the 3rd position in the second varsity boat that finished 12th at the New England Rowing Championship and competed in the ECAC National Championship.

Sarah Rossien '19Hun School of Princeton Princeton, N.J.

Sarah is an Art History major at Colby.

Sophie Suechting '16Colorado Academy Denver, Colo.

Sophie is a Biochemistry major with a minor in Mathematics at Colby.

2014-2015 season highlights: Suechting, rowing from the sixth position in the first varsity boat, helped the Mules finish fourth at the Textile River Regatta, seventh at the Snake Regatta, 17th at the Head of the Charles Regatta, second at the Lowell Regatta, fourth at the Worcester Regatta, second at the UNH Regatta, 10th at the New England Rowing Championship, and 12th at the ECAC National Championship.

2013-2014 season highlights: Suechting was a Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Second Team All-American and was on the All-NESCAC Second Team. She opened the season in the fifth position of the first varsity boat, and helped the team finish sixth at the Snake Regatta and 19th at the Head of the Charles Regatta. Suechting moved to the third position of the same boat, and the Mules finished first at the Lowell Regatta, fifth at the Worcester Regatta, third at the President’s Cup Race, 11th at the New England Rowing Championship, and 12th at the ECAC National Championship.

2012-2013 season highlights: Suechting, rowing with the first varsity boat, helped the Mules finish fourth at the Worcester Regatta, third at the UNH Regatta, and 17th at the ECAC National Championship.

Before Colby:

Sophie is a graduate of the Colorado Academy, where she was a member of the swimming and volleyball teams. Sophie was a two-year captain of the swim team, team MVP her senior season, and was named to the honor roll.

Flora Tipton '19Bard High School Early College Q Brooklyn, N.Y.
Andie Velazquez '19South Salem Senior High School Salem, Ore.

Andie majors in Biology and has a minor in Art.

Olivia Wright '19Cheyenne East High School Cheyenne, Wyo.

Olivia is an Environmental Science major.


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