Kansas Rowing Signs Four New Additions

Dec. 2, 2010

LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas rowing announced the signing of four new student-athletes. Erin Brogan, Angelica Flores, Andrea Joyce and Abbie Watson will all join the rowing program for the 2011-12 season.

“We are very excited to welcome these outstanding young women to the KU rowing team and the Jayhawk family,” said Kansas head rowing coach Rob Catloth. “They will play a critical role in the future success of our program.”

Erin Brogan enjoyed a great prep rowing career with the Haddonfield Junior Crew in Haddonfield, N.J. She also participated in multiple sports at Haddonfield Memorial High School. Standing at 6-foot-1, Brogan possesses the size, strength and athleticism to be an excellent rower along with her great attitude.

Angelica Flores is from Santiago, Nuevo León, Mexico. She has competed and excelled at the highest level in rowing as a member of the junior national team from Mexico. She brings a great passion for rowing and a strong work ethic with her to the program.

Andrea Joyce, who was a standout for the Tulsa Rowing Club coached by Neil Bergenroth, also plays varsity basketball at Holland High School in Tulsa, Okla. Joyce’s size and athleticism give her a lot of potential to help the Kansas rowing program.

Abbie Watson, who attended Oak Ridge High School in Oak Ridge, Tenn., has participated the past five years with the Atomic Rowing Club coached by Allen Eubanks. Abbie has the potential to have an immediate impact on the program because of her power and strong fundamental rowing skills.