October 5, 2010

UMW Rowing Teams Kick Off 2010 Fall Season at Occoquan


The University of Mary Washington men's and women's rowing teams kicked off the 2010 fall regatta season at the Occoquan Challenge Regatta on Sunday, with several top results.

The women's varsity eight (Gina Ranfone, Stephanie Lefferts, Elizabeth Hancock, Amanda Hartzell, Jessica Pryor, Eva Campbell, Laura Page, Anne Campbell, Morgan de Paulo) finished in second place among four boats, and the second varsity eight (Hannah Laughlin, Margaret Auer, Lindsay Cutler, Alyssa Zint, Sarah Tagg, Marielle Gibbons, Dana Cazan, Katherine Belfield, Emily Webber) fourth place among 10 boats. The second varsity four (Kristina Pistochini, Emily Webber, Casey Heigh, Sarah Tagg, Danielle Pistochini) finished eighth among 13 boats and the championship pair (Lefferts and A. Campbell) took second among three boats.

The men's varsity eight (Daniel Zimmerman, Patrick Wood, Connor Murphy, Alexis Tamberg, Kevin Tyler, Daniel Russell, William Bennett, Robert Cowley, Steven Johnson) finished seventh among 11 boats. The two varsity four boats took seventh (Jen Arndt, David Haddad, William Kyle, Garrett Hulfish, John Jolissaint) and 11th (Zimmerman, Wood, Robert Ericson, Robert Tyszka, Dakota Springston) of 13 boats respectively.

The Eagles will return to action on October 17 at the Occoquan Chase Regatta.