Shorewomen Win Division II/III Varsity Eight at Murphy Cup

Shorewomen Win Division II/III Varsity Eight at Murphy Cup

PHILADELPHIA, PA -- Washington College's "A" boat won the Division II/III Varsity Eight at the Murphy Cup regatta today in Philadelphia, PA. The Shorewomen's "B" boat was fourth in the same event.

Washington's "A" boat won its heat in 7:12.71 to advance to the final. Richard Stockton was second in 7:20.64, Sarah Lawrence was third in 7:34.66, Franklin & Marshall "B" was fourth in 7:46.98, and Bryn Mawr "B" was fifth in 8:08.66. Washington's "B" boat was third in its heat in 7:19.38 to advance to the final. Bryn Mawr "A" won the heat in 7:06.93, Franklin & Marshall "A" was second in 7:08.35, and Haverford was fourth in 8:17.98.

In the final, Washington's "A" boat won the race in 7:12.11. Franklin & Marshall "A" was second in 7:16.57, Bryn Mawr "A" was third in 7:24.16, Washington's "B" boat was fourth in 7:30.50, Richard Stockton was fifth in 7:49.86, and Sarah Lawrence was sixth in 8:00.82.

Senior Krista Jensen (Mays Landing, NJ/Oakcrest) was the coxswain of the Shorewomen's "A" boat . Senior Ericka Malow (Brunswick, OH/Brunswick) sat stroke, sophomore Jenna Moore (Catonsville, MD/Mount de Sales) sat in the seven seat, senior Amy Smith (Phoenixville, PA/Phoenixville) was in the six seat, sophomore Kendall Mulligan (Southbury, CT/Westover School) sat in the five seat, freshman Kate Fiori (Boston, MA/Dana Hall School) was in the four seat, junior Catherine Black (Kimberton, PA/Academy of Notre Dame) sat in the three seat, freshman Mariko Anderson (Seattle, WA/Ingraham) was in the two seat, and freshman Rachel Benders (Cleveland Heights, OH/Beaumont School) was the bow.

Sophomore Kelsie Jensen (Mays Landing, NJ/Oakcrest) was the coxswain of the Shorewomen's "B" boat. Sophomore Sarah Ruh (New Preston, CT/Kent School) sat stroke, sophomore Ellen Liebenow (Sellersville, PA/Pennridge) was in the seven seat, junior Christine Lynch (Lincoln University, PA/Avon Grove) was in the six seat, senior Emily Hofler (Baltimore, MD/Mercy) sat in the five seat, freshman Lacy Gentry (Mt. Airy, MD/Glenelg) was in the four seat, freshman Kathryn Cudemo (Downingtown, PA/Downingtown East) sat in the three seat, sophomore Diane Hagmann (Westfield, NJ/Westfield) was in the two seat, and senior Sarah Strickland (Potomac, MD/Holton-Arms) was the bow.

The Shorewomen return to action next Saturday and Sunday at the Knecht Cup in Cherry Hill, NJ.