The Eagles' B boat placed 2nd, C boat placed 5th
The student-athletes were selected after a two-week trial period
The Eagles will race in Hanover, N.H. on Saturday, Nov. 2
The Eagles earned gold and silver medals in the Senior 8+ event Sunday
Burr captures All-Region Second Team; six garner Scholar-Athlete recognition
Amy Weatherby enters her sixth season in 2014-15 as an assistant rowing coach at Boston College working with both the team's novice and varsity boats.
The First and Second Varsity Four performed exceptionally well in Spring 2014 under Weatherby's guidance. Both crews finished 2nd at Eastern Sprints in their respective events, contributing to BC finishing 3rd as a team. The fours performed excellently throughout the season by winning dual and tri meets against Northeastern, MIT, UConn, Holy Cross, St. Joseph University and Loyola.
During her 5 years at BC, Weatherby's crews have improved their performance each fall season. In 2012 and 2013, BC placed 2nd and 5th in the Novice 8+ at the Foot of the Charles, which makes BC the only team to place two Novice 8+ crews in the top 5. The freshmen have also represented BC well at Head of the Charles under Weatherby's guidance, finishing 5th in the Club 4+ in 2013, 3rd in the Club 4+ in 2011, and 11th in the Club 4+ in 2010.
In 2013, she earned CRCA New England Assistant Coach of the Year honors. She helped lead the Eagles to win the Cannonball Trophy at the Jesuit Invitational for the second year in a row as well as the BC-MIT Cup for the first time.
Weatherby joined the Eagles from National Cathedral High School, where she served as head coach of the rowing team. During her tenure, she designed a training program for varsity and novice athletes, specifically emphasizing the importance of mental toughness. She coached the rowing team to Gold at the Virginia State Scholastic Championship in the Varsity 8+ and Silver in the Second Varsity 8+ event. In addition, Weatherby won multiple dual and tri meets in her tenure at National Cathedral.
In the summer of 2009, Weatherby served as the U.S. Rowing Senior/U23/Lightweight Development Camp Assistant Coach at the Thompson Boat Center on the Potomac River in Washington, D.C. She worked with high level collegiate and post-collegiate athletes in order to train them for competition at the U.S. Rowing Nationals and Canadian Henley in the 2-. 4+, 4-, and 8+.
In 2008, Weatherby was head coach of the Thompson Boat Center Junior Women. Her team's notable accomplishments include earning Silver in the Women's Junior A 8+, Bronze in the Women's Junior A 4+, Silver in the Women's Junior B 8+, Gold and Bronze in the Women's Junior B 4+ at USRowing Club Nationals, and a 17th place finish in the Youth 8+ at the Head of the Charles. While at the Thompson Boat Center, she also served as Assistant Program Director.
From the fall of 2004 to the spring of 2007, Weatherby coached the Walt Whitman High School freshman girls rowing team.
Weatherby attended college at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. At Wisconsin, she was a four-year member of the rowing team. Weatherby stroked the Freshman 8 crew that won the Big Ten Championship in 2000. She also won the Silver at Eastern Sprints in the Varsity Four in 2001. Prior to rowing at Wisconsin, Weatherby rowed for both Walt Whitman High School and Thompson's Boat Center.
Weatherby graduated from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in 2004 with a B.S. in Psychology. In 2014, she completed her master's degree in Administrative Studies at Boston College.