The coxswain and eight rowers of the women's rowing team's first varsity eight share this week's Shorewoman of the Week honor after finishing eighth overall in the women's open eights at the Dad Vail Regatta.
The first varsity eight posted a time-trial time of 6:28.151 to advance to the semifinals. In their semifinal, they finished fourth in 6:52.762 to advance to the petite final. The Shorewomen were then second in the petite final in 6:42.321 for an eighth-place finish overall. The Shorewomen were the only varsity-level Division III crew in the women's open eights; the remainder of the field was comprised of boats from Division I programs or club programs.
Sophomore Olivia Robb (Kennett Square, Pa./Unionville) was the boat's coxswain on Saturday. Senior Jules Shipps (Wye Mills, Md./Gunston School) sat stroke, sophomore Erika Reynolds (Finskburg, Md./Notre Dame Prep) was in the seven seat, freshman Gabrielle Francis (Laurelton, N.Y./Jamaica Gateway to the Sciences) was in the six seat, senior Kerri Walsh (Crestwood, N.Y./Academy of Our Lady of Good Counsel) was in the five seat, junior Kelin McCloskey (Kennett Square, Pa./Unionville) was in the four seat, sophomore Breanna Lanphear (Nottingham, Md./Perry Hall) was in the three seat, junior Karis Marano (Catonsville, Md./Catonsville) was in the two seat, and junior Leslie Collins (Newark, Del./Ursuline Academy) was the bow.