WORCESTER, Mass. -- The Washington College men's rowing team closed out its 2013-14 season against some of the nation's top crews today at the ECAC National Invitational Rowing Championships on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, Mass.
Washington's first varsity eight was fifth in its heat in 6:13.214. Hobart won the race in 5:53.047. Bucknell was second in 5:55.808, Boston College third in 5:56.553, New Hampshire fourth in 6:01.723, St. Lawrence sixth in 6:19.375, and Tufts seventh in 6:21.271. In the third-level final, the Shoremen were third in 6:26.602. Massachusetts won the race in 6:16.765, Coast Guard was second in 6:19.539, Skidmore fourth in 6:27.312, Colby fifth in 6:33.177, and St. Lawrence sixth in 6:38.681.
The Shoremen's second varsity eight was fifth of six boats in its heat in 6:29.036 to advance to the third-level final. Hobart won the heat in 6:04.458, Bucknell was second in 6:08.740, Wesleyan third in 6:10.404, Boston College fourth in 6:17.183, and Colby sixth in 6:45.389. Washington was second in the third-level final in 6:38.544. New Hampshire was first in 6:36.100, Massachusetts third in 6:42.999, St. Lawrence fourth in 6:47.375, Colby fifth in 6:57.305, and Hamilton sixth in 7:00.348.
In the open four, the Shoremen were fourth in their heat in 7:26.162 to advance to the petite final. Michigan won the heat in 7:15.340, Clark was second in 7:21.417, and Bucknell "B" third in 7:25.974. Boston College finished ahead of the Shoremen in the two-boat petite final in 7:25.008 to Washington's time of 7:34.719.
Sophomore John Gould (Litchfield, Conn./The Gunnery) was the coxswain of the Shoremen's varsity eight. Senior Conor Howlett (Tampa, Fla./H.B. Plant) sat stroke, freshman Zee Ali (Galloway, N.J./Absegami) was in the seven seat, sophomore Ryan Miranda (Farmington, Conn./Farmington) was in the six seat, freshman Teddy Connell (Chadds Fords, Pa./Unionville) sat in the five seat, senior Rob Billings (Easton, Md./Easton) was in the four seat, sophomore Sean Haynie (Hampstead, Md./Calvert Hall) sat in the three seat, senior Anthony Cairo (Port Murray, N.J./Warren Hills) was in the two seat, and sophomore Mark Boissonneault (Bowie, Md./DeMatha) was the bow.
Senior Chris Moylan (Silver Spring, Md./DeMatha) was the coxswain of the Shoremen's second varsity eight. Senior Chris Carrara (Leesburg, N.J./Millville) sat stroke, junior Ben Sproule (Princeton, N.J./Princeton) was in the seven seat, sophomore T. Ian Flinn (Marlton, N.J./Bishop Eustace Prep) sat in the six seat, junior Jack Christ (Hydes, Md./Jemicy Upper School) was in the five seat, freshman Stuart Grosvenor (Rockville, Md./Richard Montgomery) sat in the four seat, freshman Thomas Pring (Sarasota, Fla./Pine View) sat in the three seat, freshman Alexander Blue (Haddon Township, N.J./Haddon Township) was in the two seat, and senior Dominic DiMarinio (Wilmington, Del./Concord) was the bow.
Freshman Isabelle Ryan (Catonsville, Md./Mount de Sales Academy) was the coxswain of the Shoremen's varsity four. Sophomore Nathaniel Giblin (Cazenovia, N.Y./St. Johnsbury Academy [Vt.]) sat stroke, freshman Brady Bosworth (Forest Hill, Md./Fallston) was in the three seat, freshman Theo Aris (Redding, Conn./Joel Barlow) sat in the two seat, and sophomore Max van Hoven (Reisterstown, Md./Calvert Hall) was the bow.