MEDFORD – Senior tri-captain Libby Lichter of the Tufts University women's rowing team has been selected to the 2019 New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) All-Conference teams announced today.
Lichter, who is on the All-NESCAC second team for this spring, earned her second All-Conference honor. She was also named second team All-Conference as a sophomore in 2017.
Throughout the course of the 2019 season, Lichter made contributions to each area of the Jumbo eight. She started the season sitting in the seven seat before moving to the bow in the middle of the year and then finishing in the fifth seat at the New England Rowing Championships (NERC) and the National Invitational Rowing Championships (NIRC).
The Jumbo 1V8 won the petite final at NERC on May 4, finishing ahead of conference opponents Colby, Trinity, Amherst and Connecticut College. Tufts then placed fifth in the NESCAC Championship, which was contested as part of the NIRC on May 12. They had victories over Coast Guard, Amherst, Skidmore and Clark during the regular season.