Women’s Crew Advances to “A” Finals in Knecht Cup Regatta

WARRIORS ADVANCE TO KNECHT CUP REGATTA "A" FINALS TOMORROW (APRIL 13) AT MERCER LAKE

LINKS: Results 

WEST WINDSOR, N.J. – The Merrimack College women's crew team began its spring season Saturday, as the Warriors participated in the Knecht Cup Regatta at Mercer Lake. The Warriors battled in the Women's Club Four event, where both teams finished second in the heats and advanced to the "A" Finals scheduled for tomorrow (Sunday).

The Basics
Date:
Saturday, April 12, 2014
Course/Location: Mercer Lake | West Windsor, N.J.

The Lineups

Merrimack College "A"
Coxswain: Jennifer Leandro
Stroke: Aubrey O'Neill
3: Lydia Staschke
2: Lauren Blazon
Bow: Kaylee McKenna

Merrimack College "B"
Coxswain: Caitlyn Marchino
Stroke: Jessie Eichel
3: Megan Lacombe
2: Norina Reda
Bow: Mara Payne

How it Happened

Merrimack raced two boats and each one finished in second in Heat 1 and Heat 2, respectively. Merrimack College "A" finished Heat 1 with a time of 7:57.54 while Merrimack College "B" finished Heat 2 2 with a time of 8:01.30.

The Results: Women's Club Four
1 plus next 3 fastest times to Final

HEAT 1

1. Pittsburgh              7:53.92                
2. Merrimack A           7:57.54
3. Mercyhurst B          8:08.90
4. Penn State            8:12.56
5. Philadelphia          8:22.46

HEAT 2 

1. Bowdoin                 7:26.52                
2. Merrimack B            8:01.30
3. Lafayette                8:04.40
4. Virginia Tech A        8:08.52
5. Charleston             8:17.64 

Up Next

Women's crew returns to action tomorrow in Day Two of the Knecht Cup Regatta, as the Warriors race in the "A" Final along with Pittsburgh, Bowdoin, Mercyhurst "A", and VCU. The race is set to begin at 9:50 a.m. at Mercer Lake.

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