#14 Shorewomen Open Spring at Murphy Cup

#14 Shorewomen Open Spring at Murphy Cup

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — The 14th-ranked Washington College women's rowing team opened its spring racing schedule today at the Murphy Cup in Philadelphia. The Shorewomen's first varsity eight finished fourth in the Division II/III women's varsity eight. 

Murphy Cup

How It Happened
- The Shorewomen were second in their heat in 7:11.55 to advance to the grand final. Franklin & Marshall's first varsity eight won the heat in 7:06.30. Fifth-ranked Wesleyan's second varsity eight was third in 7:13.38, Division II Charleston (W.V.) was fourth in 7:17.32, and Bryn Mawr's second varsity eight was fifth in 8:16.12.
- In the grand final, Philadelphia U., Division II's eighth-ranked team, won in 7:04.49. The second varsity eight from second-ranked Bates was second in 7:12.68, while F&M's first varsity eight was third in 7:12.87. The Shorewomen were fourth in 7:13.24, while Bryn Mawr's first varsity eight was fifth in 7:19.78. The second varsity eight from fifth-ranked Wesleyan was sixth in 7:24.96.  

Shorewomen Boat Line-Up
- Jaclyn Gibbons (stroke), Jules Shipps (stroke), Maddie Morrissette (seven), Jackie Creitz (six), Danielle Huston Hakey (five), Annie Grosscup (four), Michaela Martino (three), Maggie Perry (two), Mackenzie Gaze (bow)

Up Next for the Shorewomen
4/1 v. St. Mary's (Md.) - 5:00 p.m.