Women's Rowing Announces 2011-2012 Freshman Class

Patrick Diggins

WORCESTER, Mass.­ – The Holy Cross women's rowing program has announced the 2011-2012 freshman class. Elizabeth Erickson (Barrington, R.I.), Samantha Granison (Ithaca, N.Y.), Jackie Hanna (Annapolis, Md.), Shea Maunsell (Chicago, Ill.), Catherine Mezes (Old Lyme, Conn.), Abbey Wilkman (Old Lyme, Conn.) and Margaux Will (Fairfield, Conn.) will join the Holy Cross program for the 2011-2012 academic year.

"The coaching staff is very excited to welcome the seven student-athletes that will join us in August," said Holy Cross head coach and director of rowing Patrick Diggins. "All of them have demonstrated strong athletic ability, talent and great drive. We're confident that they will round out our large group of returning athletes and help us to continue to grow stronger as a team."

Here is a look at the freshman class. Click on a student-athlete's name to read more about her.

Name Ht. Hometown / High School
Elizabeth Erickson 5-6 Barrington, R.I. / Lincoln
Samantha Granison 5-9 Ithaca, N.Y. / Ithaca
Jackie Hanna 5-9 Annapolis, Md. / St. Mary's
Shea Maunsell 5-8 Chicago, Ill. / Loyola Academy
Catherine Mezes 5-8 Old Lyme, Conn. / Lyme-Old Lyme
Abbey Wilkman 5-11 Old Lyme, Conn. / Lyme-Old Lyme
Margaux Will 5-11 Fairfield, Conn. / Fairfield Ludlowe