Helen Watson
Helen Watson
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Darien, Conn.
High School: Darien

BEFORE COLBY

Helen graduated from Darien High School, where she was a member of the swim team. She rowed for the Connecticut Boat Club. Helen was a member of the Tri-M Music Honor Society. She has interned at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture.

AT COLBY

Helen is majoring in Anthropology with a minor in Environmental Studies. She is also a member of the Colby Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association. Helen's brother, David '15, also rowed for the Mules.

2017-2018 season highlights: Helen moved up to the women's varsity 8 and rowed from the first spot. She was on the NESCAC Spring All-Academic Team and the National Invitational Rowing Championships (NIRC) All-Academic Team.

2016-2017 season highlights: Helen rowed in the varsity 8 boat for one race in the second spot, but mostly was in the sixth spot for the second varsity 8 in her first year. She helped the second varsity 8 take eighth at the National Invitational Rowing Championships. Helen was in the second spot when the second varsity 8 beat U. New Hampshire and U. Vermont. She also was part of wins in the Georgia regatta and against UMass-Lowell and Coast Guard.