SSA Rowers Compete in Midwest Junior Rowing Championships

Steven Liu and his gold medal at the Midwest Junior Rowing ChampionshipsFive student-athletes from Shady Side Academy competed in the Midwest Junior Rowing Championships, held May 18-19 in Bethel, Ohio. The students rowed as members of Three Rivers Rowing Association (TRRA) boats, alongside teammates from other Pittsburgh-area schools.

Freshman Steven Liu won a gold medal as a member of the TRRA boat that won the Boys Novice 4x race, together with three teammates from other schools.

Senior Erin Gramley rowed in the TRAA Girls Varsity 8+ and Varsity 4x boats that both advanced to the finals, with the 4x boat placing fourth overall.

Liu and eighth graders August Michels and Edward Gleason rowed in the Boys Novice 8+ boat that advanced to the finals, and freshman Lacika Tompa rowed in the Boys Varsity 8+ boat that advanced to the finals.

Congratulations to all five students on great race performances!

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