The sophomore walk-on has quickly picked up the new position to steer the Owls’ Novice 4 boat.
The team has not found a replacement for former star Brandon Matthews.
The Owls hope to reach their full potential with key players returning from injury.
The team is on a four-match win streak heading into the American Athletic Conference tournament.
Senior sprinter Kenya Gaston placed second in the 400-meter on Saturday in Towson, Maryland.
Temple closed out its regular season with a 6-1 win against Lehigh University on Saturday at the Student Pavilion to win its fourth straight match and now awaits American Athletic Conference tournament seeding.
Temple shutout Binghamton University on Friday and lost 4-3 to George Washington University on Saturday at the Student Pavilion to close out the regular season.
Senior attacker Carly Demato’s late goal gave Temple an 11-10 win against Vanderbilt University on Saturday in Tennessee and clinched a spot in the Big East Conference tournament.
Temple beat the University of Delaware 5-0 and Rider University 7-0 on Wednesday at the Student Pavilion.
The Indiana Fever selected former guard Feyonda Fitzgerald with the 20th overall pick on Thursday in New York.