May 9, 2011

Odet Douglass Wins 2010-2011 Crewsader Award

WORCESTER, Mass. Senior Odet Douglass (St. Simons Island, Ga.) has won the Holy Cross women's rowing program's 2010-2011 Crewsader Award. The honor is given to the team's MVP/Unsung Hero.

Douglass earned All-Patriot League accolades this season as she was selected to the second team. She was a member of the second varsity eight in all 10 regattas this spring season. She also rowed for the open four at the Schuylkill Regatta as Holy Cross tied for first out of 39 teams for the point trophy. The second varsity eight defeated New Hampshire (April 2) and Simmons (April 3) in dual-races. The second varsity eight also placed third at the Patriot League Championship and at the New England Championship.

As a junior with the second varsity eight, she placed third at the Patriot League Championship and second at the New England Championship, while she placed fifth at the ECAC National Invitational. As a sophomore she rowed for the second varsity eight crew that placed third at the Patriot League Championship and second at the New England Championship. As a freshman she rowed for the novice eight that placed fourth at the ECAC National Invitational Championship.