Crew Bids Four Farewell at 2011 Senior Night

2011 Crew Senior Night
2011 Crew Senior Night

Video of Senior Night

Philadelphia, PA- In an annual tradition, Philadelphia University Head Men's and Women's Rowing Coach Chris O'Brien hosted a senior night dinner to honor his senior student-athletes recently.   

This year four individuals were honored: Kara Knox and Caitlin Connors for the women and Thomas Ferree-Gooding and Evan Flynn on the men's side. 

Parents, student-athletes and administrators- including Athletic Director Tom Shirley and PhilaU Vice President and COO Geoffrey Cromarty joined the team for the event.

"This dinner is a nice tradition and we want to thank you for all of your hard work throughout the season," said Shirley. 

Also receiving team 'Most Improved' awards were: women's freshman Thayna Jules and for the men sophomore Zephyr Dippel.

The teams wrapped up the 2011 season at the Aberdeen Dad Vail Regatta this past weekend where the men's V4 took fifth of 54 boats and the women's V8 finished third in the petite finale.