May 5, 2009
Holy Cross Women's Rowing
Scoreboard: 2nd of 24, New England Championships, Worcester, Mass., 5/2
Schedule: Saturday, May 9, ECAC National Invitational Championship, Camden, N.J., 3:45 p.m.
Sunday, May 10, ECAC National Invitational Championship, Camden, N.J., 7:30 a.m.
The Holy Cross women’s rowing team returns to action on May 9-10, competing at the ECAC National Invitational Championship in Camden, N.J. Last year, the Crusaders hosted the championship and finished second in the 27-boat race. In the women’s varsity eight final, Coast Guard won the race with a time of 7:05.371, followed by the Crusaders with a second-place time of 7:06.593. Holy Cross’ third varsity eight boat finished third out of six boats with a time of 7:29.503. In the novice eight race, Holy Cross recorded a fourth-place time of 7:51.485 while the second varsity eight boat placed fifth with a time of 7:53.729.
Holy Cross women's rowing seniors Clare Bracikowski (Brentwood, Tenn.) and Johanna Cubelli (Boonton Township, N.J.) were named to the All-Patriot League women's rowing team, announced on Tuesday, April 28. Bracikowski and Cubelli both rowed in the varsity eight race during the Patriot League Championships, placing third in the competition with a time of 7:04.55. This is the first time in their careers that Bracikowski and Cubelli have received this honor.
On Saturday, May 2, the Crusaders hosted the New England Championship and placed second in the 24-boat event. Holy Cross was led by the second varsity eight boat, placing second in its race, recording a time of 7:04.822. In the third varsity eight race, Holy Cross finished with a third-place time of 7:30.680. The Crusaders finished fourth in the novice eight race with a time of 7:44.619 while Holy Cross’ varsity eight boat finished in fifth place with a time of 7:15.069. In the second novice eight race, the Crusaders recorded a fifth-place time of 8:36.903.