Shoremen's 2V8 Takes Second in Worcester

Shoremen's 2V8 Takes Second in Worcester

Washington Rows Against Trinity, Bates, WPI, and New Hampshire

WORCESTER, MA -- The Washington College men's rowing team competed in a pair of races against Trinity, Bates, WPI, and New Hampshire this morning on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, MA. The Shoremen placed second in the second varsity eight and fifth in the varsity eight.

Trinity won the second varsity eight in 6:07.9. The Shoremen took third by three-tenths of a second, finishing in 6:14.1 to Bates' 6:14.4. WPI was fourth in the race in 6:20.3.

Trinity also won the varsity eight in 6:24.8. Bates was second in 6:26.1, New Hampshire was third in 6:32.6, WPI was fourth in 6:41.1, and the Shoremen were fifth in 6:46.2. In the latest cMax men's varsity eight rankings, Trinity's varsity eight was ranked 21st of 107 schools nationally. New Hampshire was ranked 52nd, Bates 55th, the Shoremen 71st, and WPI 78th. 

Washington's varsity eight was coxswained by senior Susanne Vaughn (Bel Air, MD/John Carroll). Sophomore Robert Storck (Wilton, CT/St. Mark's School [MA]) sat stroke, senior Reno Smith (Ocean City, MD/Worcester Prep) was in the seven seat, sophomore Parker McIntosh (Berlin, MD/Worcester Prep) sat in the six seat, junior Sean Harrison (Richmond, VA/Hazelton Area [PA]) was in the five seat, junior Miqdad Annab (Mechanicsburg, PA/Cumberland Valley) sat in the four seat, graduate student Brandon Riker (Marlboro, VT/Twin Valley) sat in the three seat, senior Michael Zaborskiy (Novosibirsk City, Russia/American School of Bangkok [Thailand]) was in the two seat, and sophomore Kyle Benk (Bloomsburry, NJ/Phillipsburg) was the bow.

Sophomore Jeff Nutting (Catonsville, MD/Mount St. Joseph) was the coxswain of the Shoremen's second varsity eight. Freshman Nick Stewart (Greenwich, CT/Greenwich) sat stroke, freshman Conor Howlett (Tampa, FL/H.B. Plant) was in the seven seat, senior Will Herland (Seattle, WA/Lakeside School) was in the six seat, junior Brian Haluska (Chesterfield, NJ/Notre Dame) sat in the five seat, freshman Blake Weishaar (Denton, MD/Sts. Peter & Paul) was in the four seat, sophomore Mitch Witherow (Ocean City, MD/Stephen Decatur) sat in the three seat, sophomore Lawrence Baker (Shady Side, MD/Southern) was in the two seat, and freshman Colin Mitchell (Burlingame, CA/Burlingame) was the bow. 

The Shoremen will compete in Worcester again tomorrow, this time against WPI, RIT, and Tufts.