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SOU Rowing

It truly was an underdog story, the stuff that Hollywood tries to script: The Southern Oregon University crew team, in their first real year of competition, not only kept pace with some of the east coast powerhouses, but snagged a silver medal at this year’s national championships in late May.

Coleen Wheeler is the coxswain for the SOU women’s novice four that recently won a silver at Nationals. We recently caught up with her to ask some questions about the amazing season. RVM: Before starting rowing at SOU, what did you know about the sport?  CW: Before October 2016, I