NEW YORK — Eleven members of the Columbia women's rowing team were named scholar athletes for the 2017 season by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA).

Junior Emily Evans, junior Virginia Fatt, senior Erica Glaser, junior Caroline Herriman, junior Ivy Huang, junior Hannah Juge, sophomore Chloe Keating, junior Maddie Lawn, junior Oriana Marcial, senior Elena McGahey and senior Skyler Samuelson represented Columbia's 11 CRCA scholar athletes. It marks the program's most scholar athletes since 11 were named in 2008.

In order to be named a CRCA scholar athlete, student-athletes must carry a cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher, row in their institution's NCAA or IRA eligible boats for a minimum of 75-percent of the current spring races or racing in a regional conference event, be in their second, third or fourth year of eligibility and have met all eligibility rules as defined by their institution.

A list of Columbia's 11 CRCA scholar athletes and their majors is below:

Emily Evans – Engineering Management Systems
Virginia Fatt – American Studies
Erica Glaser – Neuroscience and Behavior
Caroline Herriman – Political Science
Ivy Huang – Chemical Engineering
Hannah Juge – East Asian Languages & Cultures and Political Sciences
Chloe Keating – Economic and Social History
Maddie Lawn – Psychology
Oriana Marcial – Psychology and Hispanic Studies
Elena McGahey – American Studies
Skyler Samuelson – Russian Literature & Language