Erin Sweeney
Erin Sweeney
Height: 6-0
Year: FR
Hometown: Mansfield Center, Conn.
High School: Edwin Oscar Smith
Major: Nursing

Career Honors and Award

  • 2017 Atlantic 10 Second Team All-Conference

2017 (Freshman)

  • Earned Atlantic 10 Second Team All-Conference honors
  • Rowed in the fifth seat for the Varsity 8+ boat that placed second in its heat at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/6)
  • Rowed in the fifth seat for the Varsity 8+ boat that defeated MIT and Holy Cross (4/22)
  • Rowed in the fifth seat for the Varsity 8+ boat that beat Boston College and Boston University to help the Rams win their 11th consecutive Resolute Cup (4/15)
  • Rowed in the fifth seat for the Second Varsity 8+ boat that won both of its races, beating Navy, George Washington, Saint Joseph's and MIT at the George Washington Invitational (4/8)
  • Rowed in the fifth seat for the Second Varsity 8+ boat that placed 2nd out of 10 teams at the Doc Hosea Invitational (4/2)
  • Made her collegiate debut and rowed in the fifth seat for the Second Varsity 8+ boat that beat MIT in Boston, Mass. (3/25)

Before URI

  • Attended Edwin Oscar Smith High School, where she rowed and played field hockey all four years, while playing softball, basketball and throwing in track and field for one year apiece
  • Earned four varsity letters in rowing and field hockey, and earned one letter in track and field
  • Named team captain of the rowing team for the 2015-16 season
  • Earned first place in rowing at the Petite State Finals in 2016

Personal

  • Born May 4, 1998
  • Daughter of Lesley and Steven
  • Has an older sister, Emily, and a younger brother, Ryan
  • Her sister, Emily, attends the University of Connecticut
  • Enjoys rowing, hiking, camping, field hockey, reading, scuba diving and traveling
  • Her favorite athlete is Larry Bird
  • Her favorite teams are the Boston Celtics, New England Patriots and Boston Red Sox
  • Majoring in Nursing