10 Jun CUWBC elects Junior Committee for 2016/17
Ashton Brown (Fitzwilliam) has been elected as President for the 2017 Boat Race Campaign. Ashton, who is studying for a PhD in Education was in the 2015 and 2016 Blue Boat having previously rowed at Princeton University. She has represented Canada at 3 World Rowing U23 Championships, winning a bronze medal in the 8 in 2010.Speaking on her election, Ashton said
“It is a great honour to have been chosen by my teammates to lead the charge going into all three races in 2017. I’m incredibly lucky to have a dedicated and talented group of athletes who are continuing with the squad next year and am thrilled to get the opportunity to have them by my side going into next year.”
Ashton is joined on the Junior Committee by Imogen Grant (Trinity) as Vice President and Ellie Hopgood (Girton) as Lightweight Captain.
At the end of the elections, the club paid tribute to the outgoing Junior Committee led by Hannah Roberts (Jesus) as President for their hard work over the last 12 months.