Alpharetta rower wins national title

Submitted by Beth Sawicki, Where U Live Producer
Wednesday, February 19th, 2014, 10:29am

ALPHARETTA, Ga. -- A member of the Saint Andrew Rowing Club placed first in her age group at a recent major competition.

Isabel Castro won the 4-minute row for 12- and 13-year-old women at the C.R.A.S.H.-B Sprints World Indoor Rowing Championship in Boston last weekend. She rowed 1,011 meters in those four minutes, beating the second-place finisher by 60 meters. See the results.

The 7th grader has competed in a number of regional and national rowing competitions, earning American and world records in her age group in the process.

Castro lives in Alpharetta and attends Piney Grove Middle School in Cumming.

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 A dream came true todayToday on NCAA national signing day, surrounded by her family and coaches Erin Hayes signed her scholarship national letter of intent to be a coxswain for the University of Alabama women's rowing team.

Congratulations to Roswell senior Sarah Podwojski as she signs scholarship national letter of intent for the University of Louisville! Way to go Sarah!!

Congratulations are in order for Marist Senior Devon Erickson as she signs her scholarship national letter of intent for the University of Texas Women's Rowing Team. 

Congratulations to the Class of 2013!


SARC rowers are off next year to row at Stanford University, University of Alabama, University of Washington and Southern Methodist University.

Congratulations to SARC Alum AND SARC Coach Sean Gibel!  Sean earned a spot (stroke seat)  on the US National senior men's lightweight 8 and will be competing in the 2013 Senior World Championships this year in South Korea.  


Way to go Sean! 




Congratulations to SARC's Women's Quad for taking First place in the "C" Finals at the 2013 USRowing Youth Nationals in Oakridge, TN.  WAY TO GO LADIES!!!

Congrats to SARC Alumna Adrian Edmonds (senior at Bucknell University) for being honored as a light-weight ALL AMERICAN!


Way to go Adrian!

(photo credit Bucknell University)

Congratulations to SARC Alum Liz Kantak and West Virginia University freshman rower for being named the Big 12 Conference’s Newcomer of the Year.

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Way to go Liz!

(photo credit WVU)

SARC senior Jennifer Parker (pictured center) signs with the University of Alabama Crew.  Way to go Jen!

SARC senior Julia Neppl (pictured center) signs with Southern Methodist University Crew.  Way to go!

2018 Calendar 



1/13 - Open Registration / Parent Meeting
           Family Life Center, 10:00am
1/15 - Varsity and Novice squads
           Practice begins, 4:30pm - 7:00pm
1/20 - SARC bowling party after practice,
            11:00am - noon
1/27 - Bring a friend to row, 11:00am - noon
1/27 - Meeting for the Curious
           Parent board info session, 11:00am
1/30 - Competitive Intro
            Practice begins, 5:00pm - 7:00pm


2/3 - Spirit Wear Saturday / Clean-up Day
2/10 - ACT testing
2/10 - Atlanta Erg Sprints
            Georgia Tech
2/13 - Recreational Intro
            Practice begins, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
2/19 - Fulton County - no school
2/19 - 2/23 - Cobb County - no school
2/27 - Spring Family Dinner, 7:00pm


3/9 & 3/12 - Fulton County - no school
3/10 - SAT testing
3/24 - 3/25 - John Hunter Regatta
3/30 - No practice, all squads
3/31 - Women's Team off


4/1 - Easter
4/2 - 4/6 - Cobb and Fulton Spring Break
4/2 - 4/3 - Women's team off
4/2 - 4/6 - Men's team practice 2x daily
4/4 - 4/7 - Women's team practice 2x daily
4/13 - 4/15 - Cincinnati Invitational
             for select crews
4/14 - ACT testing
4/14 - Run the River 5K &
            Team Recruiting booth
4/27 - 4/29 - Dogwood Regatta


5/5 - SAT testing
5/11 - 5/13 - Southeast Regionals
                      Sarasota, FL
5/17 - End of Year Banquet
           Country Club of Roswell
5/23 - Cobb County - Last day of school
5/24 - Fulton County - Last day of school


6/2 - SAT testing
6/8 - 6/10 - Youth Nationals
                      Lake Natoma, CA
6/9 - ACT testing

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675 Riverside Road

Roswell, GA  30075

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 500065

Atlanta, GA  31150


Information Hotline:

770-676-CREW (2739)



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