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The Student News Site of Iona University

The Ionian

Men's Rowing

Oliver Sanchez explains rowing with stride

Niamh Linehan, Staff Writer May 2, 2024

Iona senior, Oliver Sanchez, is pushing through these final weeks of the semester both on the water and in the classroom.   Sanchez, who is from Amenia, N.Y., is a Media and Strategic Communications...

Iona rowing takes home three wins at spring Metropolitan championships

Robert Hughes, Assistant Sports Editor May 4, 2023

The Iona men’s and women’s rowing programs competed in the Spring Metropolitan Championships at Glen Island Park on April 22. At the 57th running of the Spring Metropolitan Championships, 268 participants...

Brother Robert Novak, who was the team moderator for both rowing teams passed away earlier this week.  

Iona rowing teams conclude fall schedule

Lachlan Wellington, Sports Editor November 17, 2022

Iona University’s men’s and women’s rowing teams completed their fall schedule at the Metropolitan Championships, held at home in New Rochelle at Glen Island Park.     The first event of...

Crews under coach Boyd in the last 7 Metropolitan Championships have won 31 medals, 16 gold.

Iona rowing competes at 2022 Spring Metropolitan Championships

Lachlan Wellington, Staff Writer May 5, 2022

The Iona College men’s and women’s rowing teams competed at the Metropolitan Championships on home waters at Glen Island, New York on April 30.  The Gaels took home four wins, and 10 total podium...

Iona Rowing recently ran in a half-marathon as part of their training program.

Rowing ends fall season at Glen Island

Giovanni Paolo Tagliafierro, Sports Editor November 18, 2021

 The brief Iona men’s and women’s rowing fall season concluded on Nov. 6 at the Metropolitan Championship Regatta held on Iona’s home turf at Glen Island Park in New Rochelle.     The...

Iona will travel to Cambridge, MA for the Head of the Charles regatta, known as the largest regatta in the world with over 800 clubs, on Oct. 23.

Rowing season underway with two top-half finishes

Giovanni Paolo Tagliafierro, Sports Editor October 21, 2021

The Iona men’s and women’s rowing teams got their fall season started at the Head of the Housatonic meet on the Housatonic River in Derby, Conn. on Oct. 9.   The Gaels took part in three races...

Iona rowing in full swing

Iona rowing in full swing

Giovanni Paolo Tagliafierro, Assistant Sports Editor April 22, 2021

The Iona men’s and women’s rowing season is underway as they look to finish the shortened season on a strong note.     Iona rowing has competed in three races so far this year, the first...

Iona College junior Francis Acolitse looks to build up a solid foundation as Iona Student-Athlete Advisory Committee’s first-ever Diversity Inclusion Chair. // Photo courtesy of icgaels.com

Francis Acolitse speaks hopes, plans for future in new diversity role

Matthew Chaves, Sports Editor November 2, 2020

Iona College junior Francis Acolitse was appointed as the Diversity Inclusion Chair for the Iona Student-Athlete Advisory Committee last month and is already getting to work in his new position.  Acolitse hopes...

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