Men's crew rows in Challenge on the Canal Regatta
Varsity 8 places seventh
By James Taylor
Contact: James Taylor
October 7, 2008
Hamilton College rowed in the Hobart/William Smith College Challenge on the Canal Regatta in Geneva, N.Y., on Oct. 4.
The varsity 8 finished in seventh place with a time of 15:45 on the 4,500-meter course. Marietta College from Ohio took first place in 14:47 and edged the University of Rochester by one second.
Hamilton also rowed in the second varsity 8 race as that boat finished in fourth place with a time of 16:54. Hamilton entered three boats in the varsity 4. The Hamilton "A" was 10th out of 18 boats in 16:42. The "C" was 16th with a time of 17:55 and the "B" ended up 17th in 18:01. Marietta took first place again in 16:01.
In the Open Singles/Small Boats category, Gibson Hoyt '12 finished with a time of 21:03, and the men's pair of Jonathan Wilson '09 and Tim Belden '10 recorded a time of 21:46.
Ricky Bottini '10 was the coxswain for the varsity 8, Alex de Moor '10 was stroke and Belden was in the bow seat. The rest of the lineup (seats seven through two in descending order) included: Willy Cowles '09, Jeff Cardoni '11, Adam Minchew '12, Wilson, Sam Hincks '11 and Talpey Matt '12.
Scott Bixby '11 was the coxswain for the second varsity 8 while Alex Snow '12 was stroke and Matt Seaman '12 was in the bow seat. The rest of the lineup (seats seven through two in descending order) included: RD Eisenhart '11, Rafael De La Rosa '12, John Verni '12, Joe Ely '12, Zac Haluza '11 and Ayush Soni '11.
Bottini was the coxswain for the varsity 4 "A". Andre Matias '11 was stroke and Ben Sholl '09 was in the bow. Cowles was 3-seat and Cardoni was 2-seat. The lineup for the varsity 4 "B" was coxswain Dan Rudel '10, Ely at stroke, Matt in the bow, Minchew in 3-seat and De La Rosa in 2-seat. Bixby was the coxswain for the varsity 4 "C". The stroke was de Moor, Hincks was in the bow, Eisenhart was 3-seat and Hoyt was 2-seat.
Hamilton will scrimmage against Colgate University in the Head of the Lake Moraine on Saturday, Oct. 11, at 9 a.m. in Hamilton, N.Y.