The Hamilton College rowing teams competed at the Eastern College Athletic Conference National Invitational Rowing Championships on Sunday on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Mass.

Complete results

The Continentals finished 17th in the combined team-point standings, which include both men’s and women’s results for programs from Division I, II and III institutions. A total of 27 schools scored points. The Hamilton women placed 10th of 21 teams and the men were 18th of 21 entrants.

The event also serves as the NESCAC Championship. The women’s team placed sixth and the men’s team was seventh in the team standings.

Hamilton entered boats in five events with the women’s varsity 8 turning in the top performance, reaching the grand final and placing fourth.

Hamilton’s varsity 8, ranked fifth in the latest Division III Top 15 coaches poll, was one of 11 nationally ranked boats entered in Sunday’s competition.

Women’s Varsity 8
Heat 2 of 3
1. #2 Williams, 7:03.890
2. #5 Hamilton, 7:08.261
3. #7 Washington College, 7:17.640
4. Smith, 7:20.691
5. #14 Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 7:25.805
6. St. Lawrence, 7:42.058
7. Skidmore, 7:57.280

Grand Final
1. #1 Bates, 7:20.155
2. #2 Williams, 7:23.665
3. #4 Trinity, 7:24.007
4. #5 Hamilton, 7:34.596
5. #6 Tufts, 7:36.321
6. #3 Wellesley, 7:39.417

The women’s second varsity 8 took third in a five-boat heat then placed third among four entrants in the petite final.

The Hamilton women’s open four won the three-boat petite final after finishing fourth in a five-boat heat.

On the men’s side, the Continentals’ varsity 8 placed sixth of seven boats in its heat, then took fourth in the five-boat third-level final.

The second varsity 8 raced twice, placing sixth in an opening heat then finishing fourth in the third-level final.

The men’s team concluded its season with Sunday’s racing while the women’s team awaits Monday's announcement of the field for the NCAA Championships.

Women’s Varsity 8
Cox: Heather Piekarz
8: Erin Gerrity
7: Keara Lynn
6: Caroline Walton
5: Rachel Cooley
4: Olivia Shehan
3: Karly Moore
2: Emma Zanazzi
1: Jessica Pedersen

Women’s Second Varsity 8
Cox: Gabby Troya
8: Emily Hedison
7: Claire Callahan
6: Rachel Landman
5: Ally Kontra
4: Samantha Benevelli
3: Alexandra Brantl
2: Charlotte Andrews
1: Meredith Garner

Women’s Open 4
Cox: Isabel Coss
4: Amanda Wheeler
3: Michelle Chapman
2: Ellie Pinto
1: Isabel Grieder

Men’s Varsity 8
Cox: Mali Barker
8: Parker Lewis
7: Elias Clough
6: George Segee-Wright
5: Harrison Thomas
4: Landon Morin
3: Oliver Magnusson
2: Michael Burchesky
1: Jared Lippman

Men’s Second Varsity 8
Cox: Kevin Anglim
8: Philip Ewing
7: Alec Melone
6: Marc Horschman
5: Fletcher Sherrod
4: Tyler Hagedorn
3: Max Markovitz
2: Pat English
1: Russ DeGrazia

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