The success of Wichita State University's rowing team has been recognized recently with many of the crew members receiving top honors.
Ashley Brown, coxswain for the Women's Varsity 8+, was selected to the women's first team All American by the American Collegiate Rowing Association (ACRA).
She is the first Shocker to make the first team.
Freshman novice rower Megan Allison was selected to the women's Freshman All American team. She is the third Shocker to be selected for this award.
Criteria for selection used included 2,000-meter testing scores, career racing results, accomplishments within their team, individual performances and the coach recommendation performance of their crew.
Shocker Rowing also was honored during the ACRA regional awards by earning 10 of the possible 20 spots. Twelve is the maximum possible for any program.
Read here to find out more about the regional awards.