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Rowing: Gonzaga Captures WMRA Title

By DCSAA, 05/15/16, 11:45AM EDT


By Joshua Needelman; WASHINGTON POST

Gonzaga juniors Christian Tabash and Joseph Johnson interlocked their arms and skipped toward the assembled media Saturday afternoon, grinning when a coach playfully chided them not to “act like clowns.”

It’s not that Tabash and Johnson don’t take their roles as members of the Eagles’ prestigious first varsity eight boat seriously. Tabash gave up soccer to focus on rowing, and Johnson stopped playing basketball.