Women’s Rowing Opens Fall at Head of the Charles

Women’s Rowing Opens Fall at Head of the Charles

BOSTON, Mass. - Franklin & Marshall's women's rowing team opened its fall season when the Diplomats' Varsity 4+ boat took part at the historic 52nd Head of the Charles Regatta on Sunday. 

Kathryn Benedetto (coxswain), Jillian Goss-Holmes (4), Katie Benham (3), Sarah Nelson (2) and Erin Smith (1) teamed up for a 15th-place showing out of 35 competing boats with a time of 22:21.816. 

The Diplomats finished ahead of boats from Oregon, Bowdoin, Marquette, Penn State, Amherst and Georgia Tech. 

Barry took first at 20:23.646, followed by Carelton (20:33.863 and the University of New Hampshire (21:06.248).        

Competition continues next Saturday at the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta in Philadelphia.