Women's Crew Finishes 5th/6th in Knecht Cup Regatta Sunday

WARRIORS PLACE 5TH/6TH OVERALL OUT OF 15 CREWS IN KNECHT CUP REGATTA

WEST WINDSOR, N.J. – In final day of the Knecht Cup Regatta, the Merrimack College women's crew team finished fifth and sixth overall out of 15 crews in the Club Four DI/II event Sunday morning at Mercer Lake. Merrimack was the only school to have two crews participate in the final race.

The Basics
Date:
 Sunday, April 13, 2014
Course/Location: Mercer Lake | West Windsor, N.J.

How it Happened
Merrimack raced two boats and each one finished in fifth and sixth, respectively. Merrimack College "A" finished with a time of 8:11.78 while Merrimack College "B" finished with a time of 8:31.31.

Merrimack Lineups

Merrimack College "A"
Coxswain: Jenn 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

The Results: Women's Club Four
1. Bowdoin                          7:35.99          
2. Mercyhurst A                   8:01.77
3. VCU                                8:03.21            
4. Pittsburgh                      8:09.67
5. Merrimack A                   8:11.78            
6. Merrimack B                   8:31.31            

Up Next
Women's crew returns to action on Saturday, April 19, as the team takes on Assumption at Lake Quinsigamond. The race is set to begin at 9 a.m.

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