Women’s Rowing Opens Spring Season With Sweep Versus Smith

Claire Scherer

WORCESTER, Mass. ­­– The Holy Cross women's rowing team started its spring season by winning all four races versus Smith on Lake Quinsigamond on Saturday. The Crusaders' varsity eight defeated the Pioneers with a time of 6:48.5 as Smith posted a time of 7:03.45.

The second varsity eight won its race with a time of 7:17.91, while Smith tallied a time of 7:25.782 and Smith "B" posted a time of 7:43.78. Holy Cross won the varsity four race with a time of 8:00.6 as the Pioneers posted a time of 8:27.11. The Crusaders' novice eight boat placed first with a time of 7:36.2, while Smith tallied a time of 7:55.32 and Smith "B" posted a time of 8:23.59.

The Crusaders return to action on Saturday, April 6, when they take on UMass on Lake Quinsigamond.

Holy Cross Varsity Eight:
Claire Scherer (coxswain), Aleks Torres, Lauren Carlo, Kate Diggins, Adrienne Randall, Catherine Roy, Kayla Zenk, Tori McCormick, Jackie Hanna.         

Holy Cross Second Varsity Eight: Kristina Giangrande (coxswain), Bridget Schirripa, Eugenia Minondo, Bridget Hager, Laura Alves, Kelsey Marakovits, Colleen Hynes, Abbey Wilkman, Allie Arduini.

Holy Cross Varsity Four: Kathryn Dragun (coxswain), Shalynn Doherty, Colleen Sharry, Sarah Moroz, Sally Quinn.   

Holy Cross Novice Eight: Emily Langan (coxswain), Lauren Yacobucci, Cristina Pretto, Michaela Carroll, MaryKate Silk, Sarah Valente, Lillian Daley, Siobhan Murphy, Emily Davenport.