One-on-One with Caroline Blackington and Ashley Allison
Alabama Highlights: Junior - 2013-14 Competed in the Chattanooga Head Race earning a first place finish as part of the Collegiate 8+ and a 2nd place finish rowing with the Collegiate 4+ boat... also part of the Crimson Tide Varsity 4+ boat which finished 20th at Head of the Charles... earned an 11th place finish at Head of the Hooch rowing with the Championship 8+... competed in the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational finishing in 1st as part of the 2nd Varsity 4... part of the 3rd Varsity 4 that beat St. Mary's... competed in the Dale England Cup with the 3rd Varsity 4... helped Alabama record an overall 11th place finish in the C-USA Championships as part of the 2nd Varsity 8.
Sophomore- 2012-13 Earned two first-place finishes as a part of the Collegiate 8+ and Collegiate 2 at the Chattanooga Head Race ... rowed Club 8 at the Head of the Charles for a third-place finish ... earned a third-place finish with Varsity 8+ at the Head of the Hooch ... earned a first-place finish and two third-place finishes with the Second Varsity 8+ at the Cardinal Invitational ... rowed with the Second Varsity 8+ for second-place finishes at the Clemson Dual Regatta, Central Florida and West Virginia, and at the Knecht Cup ... earned a third-place finish in the Second Varsity 8+ petite finals at the Knecht Cup ... part of the Second Varsity 8+ boat that posted three second-place finishes at the Dale England Cup.
Freshman - 2011-12 Started her Crimson Tide career as part of the Varsity 8+ at the Head of the Hooch ... part of the Second Varsity 8+ second-place finish at the Oak Ridge Regatta ... rowed with the First Varsity 8+ in their sixth-place finish in the Jessop-Whittier Cup race and in their fifth-place finish in the Women's Collegiate Varsity Invitational Petite Final at the San Diego Crew Classic ... rowed as part of the First Varsity 8+ in Rhode Island ... rowed with the Second Varsity 8+ and the First Varsity 4+ against Iowa ... part of the Second Varsity 8+ boat that rowed against Dartmouth and Cornell ...memberofthe fourth-place Second Varsity 8+ boat at theConference USA Championships.
Prep Highlights: Rowed for Saratoga Rowing Association ... two-time 2011 CSSRA National Champion ... member of first-place boats at the NYS Championship Regatta in 2008, 2009, 2011 ... also rowed on boats that won the 2010 SRAA Nationals ...part of boat that won the 2011 CSSRA National Regatta ... part of boat that took second at the 2011 US Rowing Youth National Championship ... member of third-place boat at the 2010 Head of the Charles Regatta ... member of boat that finished third at the 2011 SRAA Nationals ... member of boat that took fourth at the 2010 Canadian Henley Regatta ... involved in Uganda Relief Club.
Personal Information: Full name: Caroline Rose Blackington ... daughter of Colette and Thomas Blackington ... brothers, Harrison and Samuel ... sister, Hannah, rows for the University at Buffalo ... health development major ... born June 16, 1993.