WORCESTER, MA -- The varsity eight of the 11th-ranked Washington College women's rowing team rowed against fifth-ranked Trinity (CT) and New Hampshire, a club program from a Division I school, this morning in Worcester, MA. The Shorewomen finished third in the race in 7:46.28. Trinity won in 7:34.9 while New Hampshire was second in 7:38.25.
Senior Kelsie Jensen (Mays Landing, NJ/Oakcrest) was the coxswain of the Shorewomen's varsity eight. Freshman Kelly Bird (Galloway, NJ/Absegami) sat stroke, senior Kendall Mulligan (Southbury, CT/Westover School) was in the seven seat, freshman Taira Sullivan (Stevensville, MD/Kent Island) was in the six seat, sophomore Valeria DiLisi (Moorestown, NJ/Moorestown) sat in the five seat, junior Kate Fiori (Boston, MA/Dana Hall School) was in the four seat, sophomore Elizabeth Hilton (Severna Park, MD/Severna Park) sat in the three seat, freshman Ashley Myles (Chester Springs, PA/Owen J. Roberts) was in the two seat, and junior Rachel Benders (Cleveland Heights, OH/Beaumont School) was the bow.
The Shorewomen's varsity eight returns to action in Worcester tomorrow against third-ranked William Smith, 14th-ranked WPI, RIT, Skidmore, and Tufts.