Women Crews Takes Third at River Cup
Racing in the lightweight women’s eight the Franklin &
Marshall women’s crew team finished second out of three
teams. They finished behind Lafayette, but ahead of Lehigh
In the varisty women’s eight race, the Diplomats placed third of four entries finishing behind winner Lafayette and second to Lehigh University. They defeated Penn State. F & M moved 24 seconds closer to Lehigh losing by only 2.6 since their previous race two weeks ago. F&M beat Penn State by 21 seconds
Both the varsity and lightweight boats from bow to coxswain were Emma Cedar, Kate Emert, Katie Winfree, Brittany George, Alex Merrick, Erin Bradley, Rebecca Weast, stroke Allie Noll and coxswain Melissa Brotschul.
In the women’s second varsity event, Franklin & Marshall finished fourth of four crew teams behind Lehigh, Penn State and Lehigh. The crew from bow to coxswain was comprised of Dara Hesslein, Roni Setton, Meghan McGrath, Seymone Killins, Alison Ercolano, Caitlin Knierim, Kelsey Harrer, stroke Morgan Burgess and coxswain Jan Heddens.
Both women’s crews compete at the Mid Atlantic Conference Championships next Saturday at Gifford Pinchot State Park, near York, PA.
Women’s Varsity 8
Penn State 7.08
Women’s Lightweight 8
Women’s 2nd Varsity 8
Penn State 6.32
Lehigh “B” 6.42