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Spotlight on UB Rowing Alumna Ashley Hanhurst

Name: Ashley Hanhurst

Were you club or varsity or both: Varsity

Years you rowed at UB: 4 Years

Walk on or experienced: Walk on

Favorite rowing memory/ies: Winning Dad Vails Regatta and rowing on the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia, Winning the Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) Championship then proceeding to watch Tara Rudkoski (UB Rowing Alumni) cry of happiness on national TV, rowing on the Charles River in Boston, MA, Winter training in Miami Beach every year was a blast (minus the

ripped hands and blisters), Spring Training in Oak Ridge, TN was always… interesting (Team Skits always a great laugh), Sasha Bailey (UB Rowing Alumni) teaching me how to row at West Side Rowing Club tanks

What rowing accomplishment are you most proud of: Beating the school’s 2K record (at the time) with 7:12.

Major: Bachelors of Science in Nursing

Current occupation: Operating Room Nurse / U.S. Naval Officer

Advice to current rowers: Enjoy every minute on the water! Enjoy your time with your teammates, they will be lifetime friends!


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