November 9, 2010

UMW Rowing Teams Compete at Head of the Occoquan Regatta

The University of Mary Washington men's and women's rowing teams competed at the Head of the Occoquan Regatta on Saturday in the final races of the fall season.

The men's varsity eight (Daniel Zimmerman (Chesapeake, Va., Hickory), Patrick Wood (Springfield, Va., West Springfield), Connor Murphy (Richmond, Va., James River), Alexis Tamberg (Arlington, Va., Mount Vernon), Kevin Tyler (Woodbridge, Va., Forest Park), Daniel Russell (Falls Church, Va., McLean), William Bennett (Gloucester, Va., Gloucester), Garrett Hulfish (Alexandria, Va., Bishop Ireton), Steven Johnson (McLean, Va., McLean)) had the highest finish of the day in sixth place among 17 boats at 16:27.97.

The women's first varsity eight (Gina Ranfone, Stephanie Lefferts, Morgan DePaulo, Amanda Hartzell, Jessica Pryor, Eva Campbell, Laura Page, Anne Campbell, Elisabeth Hancock) finished 15th among 32 boats at 18:51.41, while the second eight (K. Pistochini, Webber, Gibbons, Auer, Cutler, Steigerwald, Belfield, Cazan, D. Pistochini) took 27th at 19:52.38.

The men's first varsity four (T. Wilson, Cowley, Ericson, Russell, Johnson) took 12th place among 31 boats at 18:38.92. The second varsity four (Tyszka, Haddad, Kyle, Springston, Jolissaint) took 22nd in the same race at 19:37.34.

The women's four (Ranfone, Eva, Lefferts, Hartzell, Hancock) took 19th place among 31 boats at 20:54.12.