Rhode Island Sweeps MIT, Coast Guard

Rhode Island Sweeps MIT, Coast Guard

Rhode Island swept all three races against MIT and Coast Guard to get its spring off to a strong start Saturday morning.

In the Varsity 8+ race, the team of Katie Shattuck, Dana Holland, Erika Pena, Kiana Anderson, Meghan Ellis, Emily Ali, Kelsey Maymon, Courtney Harrington and cox Lucy Moyes edged the boat from MIT by less than one second. The Rams finished the race in 6:47.720, while MIT posted a time of 6:48.650. Coast Guard was a distant third.

In the Second Varsity 8+ race, Rhody was again victorious. The 2V8+ boat of Danielle Wolf, Mekenzie Mattheson, Emily Winslow, Erin Sweeney, Allie Reilly, Maddie Van Ummersen, Kelsey Williams, Brooke McMahon and cox Tory Bauer had the third fastest time of the day at 6:55.730. Rhody was more than 17 seconds ahead of MIT.

The Varsity 4+ race saw the Rams beat two MIT boats plus Coast Guard. The lineup of Lauren Smith, Chandler Fisher, Sage Iacovazzi, Ida Heggtveit and cox Karen Petrik came in more than 10 seconds ahead of the second place boat.

Rhode Island will compete next weekend at the Doc Hosea Invitational in Hamden, N.J. The first session of racing is schedule for 8 a.m. on Sunday, April 2. The second session is slated to begin at 11 a.m. that day.

Varsity 8+
Rhode Island – 6:47.720
MIT – 6:48.650
Coast Guard – 7:33.690

Second Varsity 8+
Rhode Island – 6:55.730
MIT – 7:12.830
Rhode Island 3V8 – 7:34.060

Varsity 4+
Rhode Island – 8:12.040
MIT – 8:26.550
MIT B – 8:48.870
Coast Guard – 8:51.930

Rhode Island Lineups
Varsity 8+ – Record – 2-0
Cox     Lucy Moyes  
Stroke  Katie Shattuck
7 Seat  Dana Holland
6 Seat  Erika Pena
5 Seat  Kiana Anderson
4 Seat  Meghan Ellis
3 Seat  Emily Ali
2 Seat  Kelsey Maymon
Bow    Courtney Harrington

Second Varsity 8+ – Record – 2-0
Cox     Tory Bauer
Stroke  Danielle Wolf
7 Seat  Mekenzie Mattheson
6 Seat  Emily Winslow
5 Seat  Erin Sweeney
4 Seat  Allie Reilly
3 Seat  Maddie Van Ummersen
2 Seat  Kelsey Williams
Bow    Brooke McMahon

Varsity 4+ – Record – 3-0
Cox     Karen Petrik
Stroke Lauren Smith
3 Seat  Chandler Fisher
2 Seat  Sage Iacovazzi
Bow    Ida Heggtveit

Third Varsity 8+ – Record 0-2
Cox     Brenna Kelly
Stroke  Delaney Haggerty
7 Seat  Brooke Vergona
6 Seat  Jane Driscoll
5 Seat  Stephanie Erlacher
4 Seat  Miranda Peyton
3 Seat  Caroline Eastus
2 Seat  Jess Hiltz (Dana Schultes)
Bow    Brianna Zappulla