Francesca Derteano
Francesca  Derteano


Hyannis, Mass.

High School:
The Kent School





More Mental Than Physical for Michigan Coxswains

More Mental Than Physical for Rowing Coxswains

2015-16: Coxswain of Michigan 1V8 crew ... Helped Michigan 1V8 to 11th place finish at NCAA Rowing Championships ... On 1V8 crew at Big Ten Rowing Championships that finished second in the final in a photo finish with Ohio State in 6:22.794 ... Member of 1V8 crew that earned race wins against nationally-ranked crews from Notre Dame, Iowa, Indiana, Wisconsin, Radcliffe, Syracuse and Washington State.

2014-15 ... Served as coxswain for 2V8 crew that earned win over Clemson (6:34.40), but was narrowly edged by No. 4 Virginia (6:29.4) in the afternoon in ACC/Big Ten Challenge on Apr. 4 ... On 2V8 crew that was narrowly edged by Indiana, finishing in 6:44.36 before clocking in at 6:33.7 for a win over Iowa in the afternoon in a Big Ten Double Dual at Belleville Lake on Apr. 11...Recorded third place finish with 2V8 (6:45.50) at Ohio State on Apr. 25...Led 2V8 to come-from-behind win in final 500 meters against Louisville on May 2 at Belleville Lake, clocking in at 6:30.10...Helped Michigan 2V8 to first Big Ten boat title since 2012 at Big Ten Rowing Championships, as U-M finished first in 6:59.608 on May 17 at Eagle Creek Park...Helped 2V8 to 10th place finish overall (4th in petite final) with a time of 6:36.280 on 5/31 at the NCAA Rowing Championships on Lake Natoma in Gold River, Ca...The 2V8 qualified for an A/B semifinal by finishing in 6:38.768 in a repechage heat on 5/29, then finished in its semifinal with a time of 6:42.182 on 5/30.

2013-14 (Freshman) ... Helped 2V8 crew win Petite Final in 7:02.998 to finish seventh overall at NCAA Rowing Championships ... Was coxswain for 2V8 crew that finished second (6:45.34) at the Big Ten Rowing Championships on 5/18 ... Served as coxswain for the 2V8 boat during the spring season, helping the Wolverines earn victories against No. 17 Louisville and Michigan State on 5/3 and No. 9 Notre Dame on 4/19.

Prep ... Kent School (2013).

Personal ... Enrolled in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts ... Undeclared major ... Born on September 12, 1994.