Women's Rowing Races Versus Four Teams On Lake Quinsigamond

Sally Quinn

WORCESTER, Mass. – The Holy Cross women's rowing team raced versus Colby, Connecticut College, Ithaca and William Smith on Saturday on Lake Quinsigamond. The second varsity eight earned its third first-place finish of the spring season.

The second varsity eight won with a time of 7:37.7, defeating William Smith (7:46.34) and Ithaca (7:54.41). William Smith (7:20.62) won the varsity eight race followed by Holy Cross (7:28.72), Ithaca (7:38.49), Colby (8:10.01) and Connecticut College (9:11.83).

Connecticut College "A" (8:45.34) took the varsity four race, while the Crusaders (9:01.51) placed second, Colby (9:10.60) finished third and Connecticut College "B" (9:37.85) placed fourth. Ithaca won the novice eight race with a time of 7:57.3, while William Smith (7:59.64) finished second and the Crusaders (8:45.61) placed third.

The Crusaders return to action when they race versus Connecticut on Sunday, April 22, at 11:00 a.m. on Lake Quinsigamond.

Holy Cross varsity eight: Amanda Woodgate (coxswain), Aleks Torres, Kate Broderick, Catherine Roy, Meaghan Pedlow, Mollie Sydlowski, Beth Charron, Kate Diggins, Jackie Hanna.

Holy Cross second varsity eight: Kristina Giangrande (coxswain), Bridget Schirripa, Lauren Carlo, Kelsey Marakovits, Simone Blanchard, Jackie Esperti, Adrienne Randall, Abbey Wilkman, Sally Quinn.

Holy Cross varsity four: Jill Sollazzo (coxswain), Elizabeth Tobey, Samantha Granison, Ali Finn, Kiley McLean.

Holy Cross novice eight: Marissa Solberg (coxswain), Shalynn Doherty, Eugenia Minondo, Lauren Connolly, Kathleen O'Hara, Casey Donahoe, Maggie Casey, Sarah Moroz, Siena Repetti Schmitt.