PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's women's rowing team had three boats take part in the Head of the Schuylkill Regatta in Philadelphia on Saturday.
The Diplomats' First Varsity 8+ boat (Kathryn Benedetto (coxswain), Helen Nelson, Katie Benham, Sarah Nelson, Margaret Stoner, Jillian Goss-Holmes, Jamie Davidow, Paige Alexander and Caroline Stolfi) put forth the best showing of the day with a 26th-place finish out of 56 teams with a time of 17:32.510.
Also competing in the race was F&M's Second Varsity 8+ boat of Dori Coplan (coxswain), Katelin Dao, Maggie Carper, Lillian Silverman, Anna Kohler, Casey Siemon, Rosemary Osborne, Erika Zirman and Taylor Baker who came in 47th with a time of 19:13.163. St. Joseph's won the event at 16:13.863.
Hayat Rahmeto (coxswain), Anna Luckiewicz, Kendra Gibbs, Julia McAleer, Kristen Clair, Sarah Labovitz, Louise Hutter, Mia Astran and Loida Luna teamed up in the Diplomats' Novice 8+ boat, finishing 39th in their race with a time of 22:42.994.
F&M closes out the fall portion of their schedule next Saturday by traveling