Junior Nancy Kennish of the Canisius College rowing team was selected as the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Female Student-Athlete of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Monday afternoon.
As a member of the Canisius Varsity Eight, Kennish has helped the Golden Griffins secure a pair of MAAC weekly honors this season. Kennish and her crewmates remain undefeated against MAAC opponents through three spring races.
In recent action, the Griffs secured fourth place in their respective heat at the Knecht Cup on April 13 in Camden, N.J. along the Cooper River. The Griffs held the top time among MAAC schools competing in the Varsity Eight race at the Knecht Cup with a time of 6:59.75.
A 2012 MAAC All-Academic Team selection, the Utica, N.Y. native is majoring in athletic training with a 3.220 GPA.
The Blue and Gold will host Robert Morris and D'Youville in the Black Rock Cup at the Frank Lloyd Wright Fontana's Boathouse on April 20.