Shorewomen's First Varsity Eight Takes Second at Murphy Cup

Shorewomen's First Varsity Eight Takes Second at Murphy Cup

Second Varsity Eight Places Sixth

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — The 12th-ranked Washington College women's rowing team had their first and second varsity eights compete in the Division II/III Varsity Eight at the Murphy Cup today on the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia. The Shorewomen's first varsity eight finished second in the event, while the second varsity eight took sixth.

Murphy Cup

How It Happened
- The Shorewomen's first and second varsity eights both raced in the same heat, which the first varsity eight won in 7:12.53. Rochester was second in 7:32.15, while the Shorewomen's second varsity eight was third in 7:40.67.
- In the final, Division II Jefferson crossed the finish line first in 7:54.44. The Shorewomen's first varsity eight was second in 8:05.87, while their second varsity eight was sixth in 8:54.01. Bryn Mawr was third in 8:13.64, second-ranked Wesleyan's second varsity fourth in 8:22.65, and Rochester fifth in 8:25.56.

Shorewomen Boat Lineups
First Varsity Eight: Olivia Robb (coxswain), Jules Shipps (stroke), Erika Reynolds (seven), Gabrielle Francis (six), Kerri Walsh (five), Kelin McCloskey (four), Breanna Lanphear (three), Karis Marano (two), Leslie Collins (bow)
Second Varsity Eight: Emily Booth (coxswain), Brenna Kacar (stroke), Agnes Anderson (seven), Lexi Hegeman (six), Emma Dodsworth (five), Talia Seidman (four), Emma Hogan (three), Emily Van Driel (two), Annie Krysztofiak (bow)

Up Next for the Shorewomen
4/7 @ La Salle, with Bryn Mawr (Philadelphia, Pa)