Women's Rowing Wins Three Of Four Races Versus Simmons

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Holy Cross women's rowing team won three of four races versus Simmons on Lake Quinsigamond on Sunday. The Crusaders won the varsity eight, the second varsity eight and the novice eight competitions, while Simmons won the novice four. This wraps up a very successful opening weekend for the Crusaders as they won five of the seven races as they earned victories in two of the three races versus New Hampshire on April 2 with wins by the second varsity eight and the novice eight.

The Crusaders won the varsity eight race with a time of 7:00 as Simmons recorded a time of 7:07.5. Holy Cross earned the victory in the second varsity eight race with a time of 7:13 as the Sharks finished with a time of 7:28. The Novice eight won with a time of 7:28 as Simmons recorded a time of 7:45. The Sharks won the novice four race with a time of 8:43, while the Crusaders tallied a time of 9:50.

The Crusaders return to action on Lake Quinsigamond on Saturday, April 9, versus Mt. Holyoke, Smith and Trinity at 9:00 a.m. Go here for the schedule.
Holy Cross varsity eight: Claire Scherer (coxswain), Bridget Schirripa, Katherine Byrns, Catherine Roy, Lauren Carlo, Laura Alves, Meaghan Pedlow, Mollie Sydlowski, Kate Broderick.

Holy Cross second varsity eight: Jill Sollazzo (coxswain), Odet Douglass, Michele Grenier, Ali Finn, Kelsey Marakovits, Jackie Esperti, Nicole Gabana, Jackie Jankowski, Sally Quinn.

Holy Cross novice eight: Kristina Giangrande (coxswain), Elizabeth Tobey, Mary Pat Connolly, Becky Musgrave, Kiley McLean, Gloria McMahon, Catherine Bogdanowicz, Katie Luther, Katherine Pilch.     

Holy Cross novice four: Meiling May (coxswain), Katie Luther, Annemarie Wiesen, Rachel Gannon, Katherine Pilch.