April 16, 2011

Women's Rowing Competes Versus Five Schools

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Holy Cross women's rowing team competed versus Colby, Connecticut College, Ithaca, MIT and Williams on Lake Quinsigamond. The second varsity eight placed second, while the varsity eight and the novice eight each finished third.

The varsity eight race was won by Ithaca (7:20.9), followed by Patriot League member MIT (7:24.3), Holy Cross (7:26.8), Colby (7:54.8) and Connecticut College (8:08.9).

Ithaca (7:35.8) also won the second varsity eight as the Crusaders (7:41.8) placed second, MIT (7:54.7) finished third, Connecticut College (8:09.6) placed fourth and Colby (8:26.2) finished fifth.

Williams (7:41.5) took the novice eight competition, followed by Ithaca (7:58.3), the Crusaders (8:12.5) and Connecticut College (9:14.7).

The Crusaders return to action on Lake Quinsigamond on Sunday, April 17, versus Boston College & Connecticut.
  
Holy Cross varsity eight: Claire Scherer (coxswain), Laura Alves, Katherine Byrns, Catherine Roy, Beth Charron, Mollie Sydlowski, Meaghan Pedlow, Bridget Schirripa, Kate Broderick.

Holy Cross second varsity eight: Amanda Woodgate (coxswain), Jackie Jankowski, Michele Grenier, Jackie Esperti, Lauren Carlo, Colleen Sharry, Nicole Gabana, Odet Douglass, Sally Quinn.

Holy Cross novice eight: Kristina Giangrande (coxswain), Elizabeth Tobey, Kelsey Marakovits, Ali Finn, Mary Pat Connolly, Gloria McMahon, Catherine Bogdanowicz, Katie Luther, Debbie Sokolowski.