Women's Rowing Fairs Well At The Head of the Riverfront

Women's Rowing Fairs Well At The Head of the Riverfront

Oct. 15, 2004

KINGSTON, R.I. - The Rhode Island women's rowing team made its season debut at the Head of the Riverfront in Hartford, Conn. On October 3, 2004.

Senior Marilyn Woodford (Peacedale, R.I.) raced to a second place finish in the single with a time of 21:09.88.

The varsity eight finished fourth in the Champ Eight in a time of 18:03.5 to finish 13 seconds behind rivals Boston College. Making up the varsity eight were coxswain Darlene Dorian (Pawtucket, R.I.), Ynke deKoe (Wickford, R.I.), Stephanie Nussbickel (Millbrook, N.Y.), Woodford, Ruth Chappell (Wakefield, R.I.), Ruth Peterle (North Stonington, Conn.), Ginny Sorrell (Indianapolis, Ind.), Kathryn McKeown (Cheltenham, Pa.) and Catherine Pruzinski (Gibsonia, Pa.).

The second varsity eight also raced in the Champ Eight to place ninth with a time of 18:19.81.

In the Second College Eight event, the third varsity eight crossed the finish line in a time of 18:54.83 to place them sixth.

The varsity four also had a fourth place finish with a time of 19:31. Boston College won the race in a time of 19:16.

The Rams will be back in action on October 23-24 as they compete in the Collegiate Eight event in the 40th Annual Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston, Mass.

Rhode Island Results:

Varsity 8, 4th (Boston College, Smith A, Smith B) 18:03.5 Darlene Dorian (cox), Ynke deKoe, Stephanie Nussbickel, Marilyn Woodford, Ruth Chappell, Ruth Peterle, Ginny Sorrell, Kathryn McKeown, Catherine Pruzinski.

Second Varsity 8, 9th () 18:19.81 Genna Boragine (cox), Lori Sutton, Katie Kapfer, Allison Schmidt, Elizabeth Matthews, Amy Larson, Ashleigh Tate, Liz Koenig, Heather Mushnick.

Third Varsity 8, 6th 18:54.83 Michelle Beozzo (cox), Lori Sutton, Margaret Brainard, Lucy Sumners, Katherine Podger, Amy VanRensburg, Gen Beattie, Alison Schmidt, Nicole Fierro.

Varsity 4+ Genna Boragine (cox), Ruth Chappell, Ruth Peterle, Stephanie Nussbickel, Ynke deKoe.

Single Marilyn Woodford, 2nd, 21:09.88