Rowing: Owen J. Roberts seniors Hill, Sayers and Tucker headed to Division I programs

BUCKTOWN  - In just its fourth year of operation, the Owen J. Roberts Crew Club is already making waves as evidenced by the three Division I rowing scholarships recently earned by Wildcats seniors Chloe Hill, Kasie Sayers and Mariel Tucker.  

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Owen J. Roberts senior Chloe Hills, flanked by mother Wendy Hills and OJR Crew Coach Kim Edleman, signs a national letter of intent to accept a Division I rowing scholarship from Drexel University during a recent ceremony at the high school.

Chloe Hills profile

High School: Owen J. Roberts

Graduation Year: 2015

College choice: Drexel

Sport: Women’s Rowing

Athletic honors: Medaled at various regattas with high school team; Team captain; Competed 2 years for Vesper Boat Club’s  Summer Racing team; Fourth year of competitive rowing

College major: Business

 

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Owen J. Roberts senior Kasie Sayers, flanked by father William Sayers and mother Carrie Sayers, signs a national letter of intent to accept a Division I rowing scholarship from Duquesne University during a recent ceremony at the high school. Also on hand for the event were coaches Maria McDevitt and Kim Edleman.

Kasie Sayers profile

High School: Owen J. Roberts

Graduation Year: 2015

College choice: Duquesne

Sport: Women’s Rowing

Position: Starboard/Sculling

Parents: William and Carrie Sayers

Athletic honors: Competed at Head of the Charles Regatta; four-year team member for Owen J. Roberts Crew; competed for two years at National Club event; participant on summer rowing clubs like Whitemarsh and University Borge Club and also competed in the Canadian Henley with Whitemarsh

College major: Undeclared/Businesss

Other schools under consideration: Drexel, George Mason, Washington College

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Owen J. Roberts senior Mariel Tucker, flanked by mother Meredith Tucker and a picture of father Kent Tucker, signs a national letter of intent to accept a Division I rowing scholarship from Temple University during a recent ceremony at the high school. Also on hand for the event were OJR Crew coaches Kim Edleman and Maria McDermott

Mariel Tucker profile

High school: Owen J. Roberts

Graduation Year: 2015

College choice: Temple

Sport: Women’s Rowing

Position: Port/Starboard/Sculling

Athletic honors: finished fifth out of 101 Junior Women at the Mainline Slide at Villanova; Rowed at Vesper Boat Club – Novice summer; competed at Club Nationals and The Canadian Henley

College major: Film study and communications

Other schools under consideration: Drexel, University of Texas at Austin, Syracuse, Michigan State, Wesleyan University