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Women's crew wins Gilman Plate for fifth straight year

Contact Paige Mullin (315) 859-4535
Posted April 4, 2010
Tags Women's Rowing
Hamilton College won the Gilman Plate for the fifth straight year and swept the trophy races in a regatta against Union College on the Erie Canal in Rome, N.Y., on April 3.

Hamilton won all the trophy races for the third time in four years. Skies were sunny, temperatures ranged from 70 to 80 degrees, and there was a 10 to 15 mile-per-hour head wind down the 2,000-meter course that decreased over the course of the afternoon.
 
Hamilton won the Gilman Plate with a first place finish in the varsity eight race. Hamilton completed the course in 8 minutes, 13.24 seconds. Union's entry finished in 8:25.31.
 
Hamilton earned a win in the second varsity eights race for the Gilman Goblet with a time of 8:26.98. Union followed with a time of 8:43.69. Hamilton took second in the third varsity/novice eights race with a time of 8:14.24, and was just 3.19 seconds behind Union’s boat.
 
In the novice fours, Hamilton finished first in 8:50.75. Schenectady Community College took second with a time of 9:28.94.

Sophie Breene ‘12 was coxswain for the varsity eight. 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 junior varsity eight. The rest of the boat included Izzy Cannell ‘11 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 Rachel Johnson '13 at stroke, Iris Greenquist ‘13 in the bow seat and the following rowers (seats seven through two in descending order): Meg Schlosser ‘13, Alex Orlov ‘13Fionna Hoffman-Harland ‘13, Ellen Doernberg ‘13, Cara Quigley ‘13 and Livy Houston ‘13.

Burke was coxswain for the novice fours. The rest of the boat included Johnson at stroke, Fried in the bow seat, Orlov in 3-seat and Higgins in 2-seat.

Hamilton rows against Wesleyan University in Boston, Mass., on Saturday, April 10.
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