Women's Rowing Hits Water for Women's Sprints Sunday
NEW YORK – Fresh off its thrilling varsity eight win at the Dunn Bowl last weekend, the Columbia women’s rowing team will compete at the Women’s Sprints Regatta on the Cooper River in Camden County, N.J. on Sunday, May 5.
The Lions top boat won by the narrowest margin over No. 9 Brown, edging the Bears by 0.9 seconds. For their efforts, they were named Row2K’s Crew of the Week on May 2; marking the second straight week a Columbia rowing program has earned the honor after the V8 lightweights achieved the feat on Apr. 25.
Columbia will take on the likes of Navy, Northeastern, MIT, Rutgers, Boston College, Massachusetts, Holy Cross, Brown and Buffalo in th3 39th addition of the event.
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Schedule and lane assignments are subject to change.
8 a.m. - Varsity fours B (heat one)
Navy (lane 2), Columbia (3), Northeastern (4), MIT (5)
8:30 a.m. - Varsity eights (heat two)
Rutgers (lane 1), Boston College (2), Brown (3), Boston Univ. (4), Northeastern (5), Georgetown (6)
8:50 a.m. - Second varsity eights (heat two)
Rutgers (lane 1), Boston College (2), Columbia (3), Northeastern (4), Massachusetts (5), Holy Cross (6)
9 a.m. - Varsity fours A (heat one)
Rutgers (lane 1), Northeastern (2), Brown (3), Boston College (4), Buffalo (5), MIT (6)
All races: the top three crews in each heat will advance to the Grand Final, with the next three crews advancing to the Petite Final
2 p.m. - Varsity fours B Petite Final
2:10 p.m. - Varsity fours B Grand Final
2:25 p.m. - Varsity fours A Petite Final
2:35 p.m. - Varsity fours A Grand Final
2:50 p.m. - Second varsity eights Petite Final
3 p.m. - Second varsity eights Grand Final
3:15 p.m. - Varsity eights Petite Final
3:25 p.m. - Varsity eights Grand Final
Columbia’s Projected Boatings
Aneesha Baliga, cox; Becca Randall, stroke; Fiona Duffy, 7; Samantha Warren, 6; Amelia Brunner, 5; Karli McMenamin, 4; Jocelyn Bohn, 3; Nikki Bourassa, 2; Lottie Galliano, bow
Second Varsity Eight
Clare Hua, cox; Jessica Werlin, stroke; Hilary Going, 7; Maddie O'Brien, 6; Sylvie Krekow, 5; India Knight, 4; Kellie Solowski, 3; Alexandra Swift, 2; Hayley Weil, bow
Jill Klein, cox; Colleen Condon, stroke; Elisa Mirkil, 3; Caitlin Shufelt, 2; Carly Tashjian, bow
Varsity Four B
Audrey Warren, cox; Natalie Rutherford, stroke; Lily Keane, 3; Maia Claman, 2; Sara Hyten, bow