Shoremen's Eights Dominate Wildcats, Fours Split
CHESTERTOWN, Md. -- The Washington College men's rowing team won two of three races against visiting Villanova University this morning on the Chester River.
The Shoremen's "A" and "B" boats both beat Villanova in the varsity eight by comfortable margins. The "A" boat finished in 5:01, while the "B" boat finished in 5:21. Villanova's eight completed the race in 5:28. In the varsity four, Villanova came out on top, completing the race in 5:28.7 to Washington's 5:36.7. The Shoremen won the final race of the morning, claiming the frosh/novice four in 5:47.48 to Villanova's 6:04. Winds created progressively choppier conditions at the start line as the morning went on, forcing the varsity eights to begin approximately 250 meters into the normal 2,000-meter course and the fours to begin approximately 500 meters into the course.
Sophomore John Gould (Litchfield, Conn./The Gunnery) was the coxswain of the Shoremen's "A" boat in the varsity eight. Senior Conor Howlett (Tampa, Fla./H.B. Plant) sat stroke, freshman Zee Ali (Galloway, N.J./Absegami) was in the seven seat, sophomore Ryan Miranda (Farmington, Conn./Farmington) was in the six seat, sophomore Sean Haynie (Hampstead, Md./Calvert Hall) sat in the five seat, junior Jack Christ (Hydes, Md./Jemicy Upper School) was in the four seat, sophomore Mark Boissonneault (Bowie, Md./DeMatha) sat in the three seat, senior Rob Billings (Easton, Md./Easton) was in the two seat, and senior Anthony Cairo (Port Murray, N.J./Warren Hills) was the bow.
Senior Chris Moylan (Silver Spring, Md./DeMatha) was the coxswain of the Shoremen's "B" boat in the varsity eight. Freshman Alexander Blue (Haddon Township, N.J./Haddon Township) sat stroke, junior Ben Sproule (Princeton, N.J./Princeton) was in the seven seat, freshman Teddy Connell (Chadds Fords, Pa./Unionville) sat in the six seat, sophomore T. Ian Flinn (Marlton, N.J./Bishop Eustace Prep) was in the five seat, freshman Stuart Grosvenor (Rockville, Md./Richard Montgomery) sat in the four seat, sophomore Nathaniel Giblin (Cazenovia, N.Y./St. Johnsbury Academy [Vt.]) sat in the three seat, senior Chris Carrara (Leesburg, N.J./Millville) was in the two seat, and freshman Thomas Pring (Sarasota, Fla./Pine View) was the bow.
Senior Rebecca Wozniak (Mt. Airy, Md./South Carroll) was the coxswain of the Shoremen's varsity four. Senior Dominic DiMarinio (Wilmington, Del./Concord) sat stroke, senior Joe Hemphill (Lexington, Va./Blue Ridge School) was in the three seat, sophomore Max van Hoven (Reisterstown, Md./Calvert Hall) sat in the two seat, and senior Max Villa (Great Meadows, N.J./Pope John XXIII) was the bow.
Freshman Isabelle Ryan (Catonsville, Md./Mount De Sales Academy) was the coxswain of the Shoremen's frosh/novice four. Ali sat stroke, freshman Theo Aris (Redding, Conn./Joel Barlow) was in the three seat, freshman Brady Bosworth (Forest Hill, Md./Fallston) was in the two seat, and Pring was the bow.
The Shoremen return to action next Saturday and Sunday at the Knecht Cup in Mercer, N.J.