Shorewomen Start Fall Regatta Season at Occoquan Challenge

Shorewomen Start Fall Regatta Season at Occoquan Challenge

Varsity Four Takes Second Place in its Race

LORTON, Va. — The Washington College women's rowing team opened its fall regatta schedule today at the Occoquan Challenge, racing eight boats across six events. A second-place finish by the varsity four highlighted the day's racing for the Shorewomen.

Occoquan Challenge

How It Happened

- The Shorewomen's varsity four placed second of six boats in the club/lightweight four in 18:16.13.
- The Shorewomen's varsity eight raced in the women's club eight, placing third of four boats in 18:19.39.
- The Shorewomen's novice eight was fifth of five boats in 21:46.90.
- The Shorewomen entered two varsity quads in the championship quad - and they were the only two entrants in that race. The entry with bow number 388 finished first in 19:19.07, while the entry with bow number 389 finished second in 21:16.20.
- The Shorewomen's freshman/novice four was fourth of four boats in its race in 25:52.97.
- The Shorewomen had two varsity pairs entered in the championship and lightweight double. The entry with bow number 282 was fifth of six boats in 20:11.60. The entry with bow number 285 was sixth in 21:27.99. 

Shorewomen Boat Lineups
Varsity Eight (competed in Club Eight): Olivia Robb (coxswain), Kerri Walsh (stroke), Emily Van Driel (seven), Brenna Kacar (six), Lizzie Bienert (five), Lexi Hegeman (four), Kaitlyn O'Donnell (three), Ridgely Cohill (two), Rowan McVey (bow)
Freshman/Novice Eight: Olivia Oakley (coxswain), Colleen Larsen (stroke), Destiny Smith (seven), Talia Seidman (six), Sydnie Heiman (five), Maddy Ondo (four), Michelle Ly (three), Hannah Henson (two), Annie Krystofiak (bow)
Varsity Four (competed in Club Four): Robb (coxswain), Karis Marano (stroke), Erika Reynolds (three), Gabrielle Francis (two), Agnes Anderson (bow)
Varsity Quad, Bow Number 388 (competed in Championship Quad): Amelia Berbach (coxswain), Jules Shipps (stroke), Beinert (three), Grace Nikunen (two), Mackenzie Gaze (bow)
Varsity Quad, Bow Number 389 (competed in Championship Quad): Olivia Butler (coxswain), Walsh (stroke), Emma Hogan (three), Breanna Lanphear (two), Abby Landolfi (bow)
Freshman/Novice Four: Makayla Hudziak (coxswain), Abigail Saxton (stroke), Christina Hommer (three), Emma Dodsworth (two), Alana Pecchioli (bow)
Varsity Pair, Bow Number 282 (competed in Championship Double): Anderson, Reynolds
Varsity Pair, Bow Number 285 (competed in Championship Double): Francis, Marano

Up Next for the Shorewomen
10/14 @ Navy Day Regatta (Philadelphia, Pa.)