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Women's crew defeats RIT in varsity eights

Contact Paige Mullin (315) 859-4535
Posted April 25, 2010
Tags Women's Rowing
Hamilton College defeated Rochester Institute of Technology in the varsity eights on the Genesee River in Rochester, N.Y., on April 24.
 
Hamilton's varsity eight “A” entry finished the 1,900-meter course in 6:28.45. The varsity eight is No. 15 in the latest USRowing/Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association Divsion III Top 15 poll.

The teams raced against light current and a light cross wind that gradually increased over the race duration. RIT finished second with a time of 6:33.16, and Hamilton’s "B" entry ended up third in 6:47.12. In the novice eights, Hamilton took second place with a time of 7:00.49. RIT claimed first in 6:46.32.

Sophie Breene ‘12 was coxswain for the varsity eight "A". The rest of the boat included Lily Ericsson ‘10 at stroke, Katie Peterson ‘12 in the bow seat and the following rowers (seats seven through two in descending order): Allison Boyaris ‘12, Holly Bailey ‘12, Lizzie Collins ‘10Antonia Villa ‘12, Ricki Feldman ‘10 and Kendall Scott ‘10.

Laura Boynton ‘12 was coxswain for the varsity eight "B". The rest of the boat included Rachel Johnson '13 at stroke, Ally Fried ‘13 in the bow seat and the following rowers (seats seven through two in descending order): Virginia Slattery ‘12, Pam Lewis ‘11, Katya Adair ‘10, Helen Higgins ‘13, Alice Dannenberg ‘11 and Christine Raia ‘10.

Kelsey Burke ‘13
was coxswain for the novice eight. The rest of the boat included Johnson at stroke, Iris Greenquist ‘13 in the bow seat and the following rowers (seats seven through two in descending order): Fionna Hoffman-Harland ‘13, Alex Orlov ’13, Meg Schlosser ’13, Ellen Doernberg ‘13, Cara Quigley ‘13 and Livy Houston ‘13.
 
Hamilton competes in the New York State championships on May 1 and 2 in Whitney Point, N.Y.
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