Maureen Purcell
Maureen  Purcell


Mineola, N.Y.

High School:
Our Lady of Mercy Academy



More than 30 Alabama Student-Athletes Slated for Summer Commencement

The Crimson Tide’s summer graduates include three-time NCAA Champion Remona Burchell along with eight other All-Americans


Rowing Posts Top-15 Finish at Head of the Charles Regatta

The Crimson Tide Varsity 8+ boat of Elizabeth Van Zandt, Courtney Atkinson, Caitlin O'Neil, Alyssa Drevenak, Jennifer Parker, Kate Bishop, Maureen Purcell, Erin Delaney and Logan O'Neil crossed the finish line with a time of 17:39.93 in 11th place


Rowing Wins Second Varsity 4+ Against Iowa

The Crimson Tide's seniors were also honored in their final home race on the Black Warrior River


Alabama Rowing Earns Two Medals at Chattanooga Head Race

The Alabama rowing team posted seven top-10 finishes at the 19th Chattanooga Head Race Saturday

Alabama Highlights:
Junior - 2013-14
Earned a second-place finish in the Collegiate 8+ race at the Chattanooga Head Race and also finished 10th in the Women's College 2-... Competed at Head of the Charles as a part of the Crimson Tide Varsity 8+ boat that earned an 11th place finish... Rowed with the Championship 8+ which finished 11th and Open 8+ which earned a 7th place finish at Head of the Hooch... competed in the Varsity 8 at the Oak Ridge Cardinal Invitational finishing in 2nd place... earned a 1st place finish vs. SMU & Eastern Michigan in the Varsity 8... rowed with the Varsity 8 at the Knecht Cup Regatta finishing 12th overall... part of the Varsity 8 in the C-USA Championships where Alabama finished 11th overall.

Sophomore- 2012-13
Rowed with the First Varsity 8+ at the Knect Cup and the Conference USA Championships ... competed with the Second Varsity 8+ that earneda first-place finish and two third-place finishes at the Cardinal Invitational ... part of the Second Varsity 8+ that placed second at the Clemson Dual Regatta ... earned a second-place finish with the Second Varsity 8+ against Central Florida and West Virginia ... rowed with the First Varsity 8+ for two second- place finishes at the Dale England Cup.

Freshman - 2011-12
Began her Crimson Tide career as part of the fourth-place Varsity 8+ at the Chattanooga Head Race ... rowed with the Second Varsity 8+ at the Head of the Hooch, finishing in the top 15 both days ... part of the second-place Second Varsity 8+ at the Oak Ridge Regatta ... rowed with the Second Varsity 8+ in two racesat the prestigious San Diego Crew Classic, including a sixth-place finish in the Jackie Ann Stitt Hungness Trophy race ... member ofthe First Varsity 8+ that raced inRhode Island ... rowed with the Second Varsity 8+ in races against Iowa, Dartmouth and Cornell ... part of the fourth-place Second Varsity 8+ boat at the C-USA Championships.

Prep Highlights:
Rowed for Ellen Hughes and Julie Solar at Our Lady of Mercy Academy... finished first in the NYS Novice 4+ races ... finished first in the Long Island Championships Novice and Junior 4+ races ... finished second in the NYS Junior 4+ ... New York State Scholastic Champions ... team co-captain ... four-year member of varsity swim team ... Girl Scout ... participated in Academic Quiz Bowl.

Personal Information:
Full name: Maureen Louise Purcell ... daughter of Louise and Joe Purcell ... brother, Joe ... sister, Mary ... political science major ... born May 14, 1993.