Shoremen's First Varsity Eight Wins Petite Final in Worcester

Shoremen's First Varsity Eight Wins Petite Final in Worcester

WORCESTER, Mass. -- The Washington College men's rowing team competed in a regatta against host WPI, Trinity, Coact Guard, Colby, Ithaca, and Williams this morning on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Mass. The Shoremen's first varsity eight won the petite final of its event. 

The first varsity eight finished third in its heat in 6:23.09 behind Trinity (6:14.5) and WPI (6:18.87) and in front of Coast Guard (6:38.52). The Shoremen then won the petite final in 6:21.9, beating Colby (6:31.29) and Coast Guard (6:34.36). 

Washington's second and third varsity eights each competed in one-race events. The second varsity eight finished fifth in 6:43.52 in a race against WPI (6:22.9), Ithaca (6:26.65), Trinity (6:27.64), and Colby (6:39.7), while the third varsity eight was fifth in 7:09.78 against WPI (6:37.7), Ithaca (6:42.91), Trinity (6:44.19), and Williams (6:46.9). 

Junior John Gould (Litchfield, Conn./The Gunnery) was the coxswain of the Shoremen's first varsity eight. Sophomore Zee Ali (Galloway, N.J./Absegami) sat stroke, junior Ryan Miranda (Farmington, Conn./Farmington) was in the seven seat, sophomore Teddy Connell (Chadds Ford, Pa./Unionville) was in the six seat, sophomore Stuart Grosvenor (Rockville, Md./Richard Montgomery) sat in the five seat, senior Jack Christ (Hydes, Md./Jemicy Upper School) was in the four seat, freshman Joe Stockburger (Wilmington, Del./Salesianum) sat in the three seat, freshman Chris Eggstein (Haddonfield, N.J./Haddonfield Memorial) was in the two seat, and junior Mark Boissonneault (Bowie, Md./DeMatha) was the bow.

Freshman Tori Swanson (Wilmington, Del./Charter School of Wilmington) was the coxswain of the Shoremen's second varsity eight. Sophomore Alexander Blue (Haddon Township, N.J./Haddon Township) sat stroke, junior Nathaniel Giblin (Cazenovia, N.Y./St. Johnsbury Academy [Vt.]) was in the seven seat, junior Ian Briggs (Huntsville, Ala./The Gow School [N.Y.]) sat in the six seat, freshman Jeffrey Wrobel (Henrico, Va./home school) was in the five seat, junior Sean Haynie (Hampstead, Md./Calvert Hall) was in the four seat, freshman Samson Ramasamy (Moorestown, N.J./Moorestown) sat in the three seat, junior T. Ian Flinn (Marlton, N.J./Bishop Eustace Prep) sat in the two seat, and senior Ben Sproule (Princeton, N.J./Princeton) was the bow.

Sophomore Isabelle Ryan (Catonsville, Md./Mount de Sales Academy) was the coxswain of the Shoremen's third varsity eight. Freshman Erhan LaLumia (Morristown, N.J./Moorestown) sat stroke, freshman Toby Puleo (Trumansburg, N.Y./Charles O. Dickerson) was in the seven seat, sophomore Theo Aris (Redding, Conn./Joel Barlow) sat in the six seat, sophomore Joey Erlandson (Columbia, Md./Wilde Lake) was in the five seat, sophomore Daniel Benton (Dover, Pa./Dover) sat in the four seat, freshman Brandon Toth (Catonsville, Md./Mount St. Joseph) was in the three seat, freshman Tommy Heffernan (Baltimore, Md./Calvert Hall) sat in the two seat, and freshman Santiago Andrade (Belleville, N.J./Belleville) was the bow.

The Shoremen will row in Worcester again tomorrow against WPI, Tufts, Vermont, Skidmore, Clark, and Amherst.