Holy Cross Rowing Competes At Princeton Chase Regatta

Oct. 26, 2008

PRINCETON, N.J. - The Holy Cross men and women's rowing teams competed in the Princeton Charles Race Regatta on Sunday afternoon. The men competed in varsity heavyweight eight race and the men's freshmen heavyweight eight race while the women competed open eight race and the women's second open eight race.

Holy Cross finished 27th out of 40 boats in the men's varsity heavyweight eight event, with a time of 14.12.701. The men's boat was composed of sophomore coxswain Mary Carol Madigan (Kenilworth, Ill.), junior Daniel McGlinn (Ambler, Pa.), junior D.J. Estes (Falmouth, Mass.), senior co-captian Erick Winstead (Farifield, Conn.), senior Wade Lucas (Portland, Maine), senior James Eagan (Norwich, Conn.), junior Garrett Pearce (Haworth, N.J.), senior co-captain Adam Furlong (Pittstown, N.J.) and senior Christian Bratton (Philadelphia, Pa.).

In the men's freshmen heavyweight eight race, the Crusaders placed 13 out of 16 boats, with a time of 15:39.311. The men's boat was composed of coxswain Tom Wilde, freshman Clint McCabe (Poughkeepsie, N.Y.), freshman Sean Corwen (Princeton, N.J.), freshman Tom Gallant (Scotia, N.Y.), freshman Dan Ryan (Wilmette, Ill.), Michael Orenstein, freshman Trevor Zaleski (Haddonfield, N.J.), Charles Ullman and freshman Steve Burison (Worcester, Mass.).

In the women's open eight race, Holy Cross' A boat placed 32nd in a time of 16:49.439 and the B boat finished in 42nd place with a time of 17:55.465 out of 43 boats. The Crusaders' A boat was coxswain senior Katie Donnelly (Marstons Mills, Mass.), junior Monika Mangsen (Holden, Mass.), junior Mara Piltin (Medford, N.J.), senior Johanna Cubelli (Boonton Township, N.J.), freshman Bethany Charron (Manchester, N.H.), Abby Hammond, sophomore Katherine Byrns (Manhasset, N.Y.), senior co-captain Clare Bracikowski (Brentwood, Tenn.) and Gosha Smas.

The B boat Laura LeBourdais, Maura Hogan, senior Lis Flaherty (Lincolnwood, Ill.), freshman Meaghan Pedlow (Charlotte, N.C.), sophomore Nicole Gabana (East Stroudsburg, Pa.), senior Meridith Malysz (Wilbrahem, Mass.), senior co-captain Kelly St. Germain (Cambridge, Mass.), sophomore Jackie Jankowski (Shrewsbury, Mass.) and sophomore Laura Dillon (Melrose, Mass.).

The Crusaders will return to action for their final race of the fall season, traveling to Hanover, N.H. to compete in the Green Monster Regatta on Sunday, November, 1, beginning at 12:00 p.m.