Women’s Rowing Wins Two Medals At Textile River Regatta

Adrienne Randall

LOWELL, Mass. – The freshman eight won the novice eight race and the varsity eight placed third in the club eight race as the Holy Cross women's rowing team started the 2013-2014 season at the 34th Textile River Regatta on the Merrimack River.

The freshman eight placed first with a time of 24:47.048 out of seven boats as WPI finished second with a time of 25:05.303.

Wesleyan won the club eight race with a time of 21:44.284 out of 13 boats, while WPI (21:50.465) was second and the Crusaders (22:36.192) placed third. The Holy Cross second varsity eight placed sixth with a time of 23:22.650.

The Crusaders return to action on Saturday, Oct. 12, when they compete at the Snake Regatta on Lake Quinsigamond.

Holy Cross Varsity Eight: Jackie Hanna, Tori McCormick, Kayla Zenk, Abbey Wilkman, Lauren Carlo, Bridget Schirripa, Adrienne Randall, Kate Diggins, Lindsay Gibbons (coxswain).

Holy Cross Second Varsity Eight: Eugenia Minondo, Lauren Yacobucci, Kiley McLean, MaryKate Silk, Cristina Pretto, Siobhan Murphy, Allie Arduini, Colleen Hynes, Ming Comey (coxswain).

Holy Cross Freshman Eight: Makaila O'Brien, Maddy Supple, Tess Starshak, Paige McGeehan, Grace Tricomi, Maggie Diggins, Catherine Greene, Nicole Annino, Caroline Laurendeau (coxswain).

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