Trinity’s Taylor and Tuckwell Collect Men’s Rowing Post-Season Honors

Photo: Trinity College, Hartford.

19 June 2018

Trinity College, Hartford, writes in a press release:

Trinity College, Hartford men’s rowing senior co-captain Charles Tuckwell (Melbourne, Australia) was named to the 2017 National Invitational Rowing Championships (NIRC) All-Stewards Team, while senior co-captain Luke Taylor (Woodinville, Washington) graced the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) Men’s Rowing All-Conference First Team, and Tuckwell made the All-NESCAC Second Team. Coaches nominated one student-athlete for recognition on the NIRC All-Stewards Team, while the 10-member All-NESCAC squads are comprised of individuals from the eight league teams based on each team’s finish at the NESCAC Championships, which are held in conjunction with the NIRC Regatta. The Bantams, led by Head Coach Kevin MacDermott (9th season), posted a 4-2 record in varsity-eight dual races and finished 12th at the New England Rowing Championships (NERC) Regatta and eighth (4th among NESCAC schools) at the NIRC Regatta this spring.

Taylor (on the right), a two-year captain, rowed the 5-seat this season for the Bantams for the second year in a row this spring. A two-year captain, Taylor also rowed the 5-seat for Trinity’s varsity eight as a junior and was also named to the NIRC All-Academic Team. As a rookie in 2014-2015, he rowed the 6-seat for the gold-medal winning novice eight at the New England Rowing Championships and the bronze-medal winning novice eight at the ECAC National Invitational Collegiate Regatta. Taylor collected NIRC All-Academic honors in 2017. An alum of Woodinville High School, Taylor graduates from Trinity this month with a degree in economics. He is the son of Sheri and Troy Taylor.

Tuckwell (on the left), also an NIRC All-Stewards’ Team honoree as a sophomore in 2015-2016, rowed the 7-seat for the Bantams this season. Tuckwell is a two-time NIRC All-Academic Team member. He rowed the bow seat for the gold-medal winning novice eight at the New England Rowing Championships and the bronze-medal winning novice eight at the ECAC National Invitational Collegiate Regatta. He is alum of Fettes College in the United Kingdom and graduated from Trinity this month with a degree in history.

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