Eastern Rowing announces signing class of 2023

YPSILANTI, Mich. (EMUEagles.com) — Eastern Michigan University Rowing Head Coach Wild Kemp announced today, August 15, eight signatories of the Class of 2023 to the program. The new freshman class includes six experienced rowers and two talent transfer athletes.

“We’re really excited to have our new freshman class on campus,” Savage said. “They bring a diverse athletic background and their experience will really increase our speed. Our newcomers will play an important role in our next step to winning the Colonial Athletic Association Championship.”

Joining Eastern as veterans of the sport are Ainsley Dean (Lewis Center, Ohio-Olentangy Orange), Delani Fisher (Ellettsville, Ind.-Bloomington North), Lilly Losinski (Ann Arbor, Mich.-Ann Arbor Skyline), Emily MacIntyre (Wyandotte, Michigan – Theodore Roosevelt), Maggie Mueller (Crystal Lake, IL – South Crystal Lake) and Quinn Yesford (Beamsville, Ontario-Blessed Trinity Catholic). Phoebe Bissen (Sturgeon Bay, Wis.-Sturgeon Bay) and Madison Cocks (Fort Wayne, Ind.-Snider) complete the signatories of the class of 2023 of the program.

Phoebe Bissen Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin – Sturgeon Bay

Signed from a talent transfer for EMU, Bissen arrives on campus this fall as a former swimmer for head coach Kelly Rankin at Sturgeon Bay High School. Representing the Clippers, the freshman earned two varsity letters and an all-conference first-team selection in the 100m butterfly.

Madison Cocks Fort Wayne, Indiana – Snider

A three-sport athlete for Snider High School, Cocks joins the Eagles as a talent transfer rower this fall. Representing the Panthers in cross country, swimming and track and field, the freshman earned four letters during his high school career. Cocks was also a three-time Athletic Conference All-Summit.

Ainsley Dean Lewis Center, Ohio – Olentangy Orange

Dean joins the Eagles after two years with Olentangy Rowing Club. While attending Olentangy Orange High School, the freshman was also a member of the soccer and golf teams.

Delani Fisher Ellettsville, Indiana – Bloomington North

A two-sport athlete at Bloomington North High School, Fisher comes to Ypsilanti as a seven-time winner in rowing and golf. The freshman rowed under head coach Taylor McGregor for all four years while also serving as captain for one season.

Lilly Losinski Ann Arbor, Michigan – Skyline of Ann Arbor

Losinski comes to the Ann Arbor Skyline High School campus as a two-time rowing winner under head coach Kit Bennett. The Michigan native also rowed for the Washtenaw Rowing Center for a year before joining the East program this fall.

Emily MacIntyre Wyandotte, Michigan – Theodore Roosevelt

A former member of the Wyandotte Boat Club, MacIntyre joins the Eagles after rowing under head coach Chandra Thompson at Theodore Roosevelt High School. An accomplished athlete in two sports, New Year earned four letters in rowing and swimming for the Bears.

Maggie Mueller Crystal Lake, IL – Crystal Lake South

With years of on-water experience under her belt, Mueller comes to the East as a three-time rowing letter winner at Crystal Lake South High School under head coach Sue Koscielski. . In addition to his time with the Gators, the freshman also competed for the Sweeps & Sculls Rowing Club for five years.

Quinn Yesford Beamsville, Ontario – Holy Trinity Catholic

Yesford heads to the campus of Blessed Trinity Catholic High School where she rowed under head coach Lindsay Sferrazza. The freshman was also a member of the St. Catharines Rowing Club under head coach Michele Fisher for four years.

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