PISCATAWAY, N.J. (May 25, 2011) – Rutgers rower Janine Ford was named to the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) All-Mid-Atlantic Region First Team, the organization announced.
Ford, a double-major in Sociology and Criminal Justice from Nutley, N.J., was also named to the All-BIG EAST First Team. The senior sits seven-seat in the first varsity eight boat that finished fourth at the BIG EAST Championship.
Nominated student-athletes are evaluated on the strength of their team's regional finish, coaches’ recommendations and 2,000-meter erg score. Nominees must be eligible student-athletes who have competed in their teams' varsity boat in 75 percent of races this season.
These athletes will be eligible for All-America awards selection following the NCAA Rowing Championships. The NCAA regatta will be held May 27-29 on Lake Natoma in Sacramento, Calif.