St. Mary's Women's Rowing Opens Up Fall Season

Photo Credit: Bill Wood
Photo Credit: Bill Wood

For Immediate Release · By Justin Gordon · jpgordon@smcm.edu

Philadelphia, Pa. – The St. Mary's College of Maryland women's rowing team took part in their first meet of the 2018-19 campaign, competing at the Head of the Schuylkill in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The novice eights notched the highest finish for the Seahawks, grabbing 27th in their race.

How It Happened

  • The novice eights posted a time of 18:25.7 for 27th of 29.
  • The varsity eights finished in 15:18.8, grabbing 33rd place in a field of 50. The University of Pennsylvania won the event in 13:45.3.
  • The varsity fours finished 41st of 43 in a time of 18:48.6 despite mechanical difficulties with the boat during a 1,000 meters of the race.
  • Across all three events, 11 athletes competed in their first race as Seahawks.

SEAHAWK LINEUPS
Frosh/Novice 8+
Colette Nortman (coxswain)
Kate Michel (eight)
Astriana Evans (seven)
Maddy Adams (six)
Grace Morin (five)
Emma McNesby (four)
Emily Geckle (three)
India Taylor (two)
Lily Stein (bow) 

Championship 8+
Mira League (coxswain)
Emily Frieman (eight)
Sarah Connell (seven)
Katie Gill (six)
Kendall Shriver (five)
Elena League (four)
Tori Wertin (three)
Angelina Wilson (two)
Shannon Russ (bow)

Championship 4+
Mira League (coxswain)
Zoe Grabenstetter (four)
Sammie Alteri (three)
Angelina Wilson (two)
Shannon Russ (bow)

Up Next for the Seahawks

  • Nov. 3 at Head of the Occoquan – Fairfax, Va. 

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