Women's Rowing Races at River Cup Regatta

Women's Rowing Races at River Cup Regatta

QUAKERTOWN, Pa. - The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) rowing team competed in the River Cup Regatta with Lehigh, Lafayette and Mercyhurst on Sunday. The races were held on Lake Nockamixon and it was the Rams' first competition against regional opponents this season.

Varsity Eight (Morning Session)
1. Jefferson - 6:38.4
     - Michaela Strangia (stroke), Maxi Schacht, Colton Salomon-Lowden, Anna Tartaglia, Elizabeth Zolnierzak, Delaney Lynam, Madison Okerson, Angelika Tota (bow), Mara Holt (coxswain)
2. Mercyhurst - 6:48.3
* 2nd time in program history defeating Mercyhurst in a Varsity Eight race and first since 2014.

Varsity Eight (Afternoon Session)
1. Lehigh – 6:17.75
2. Jefferson – 6:25.88
     - Michaela Strangia (stroke), Maxi Schacht, Colton Salomon-Lowden, Anna Tartaglia, Elizabeth Zolnierzak, Delaney Lynam, Madison Okerson, Angelika Tota (bow), Mara Holt (coxswain)

Second Varsity Eight
1. Lehigh.- 6:51.82
2. Jefferson – 7:00.97
     - Hannah Tobinus (stroke), Martina Saad, Sarah Wilson-Leslie, Mariah Pease, Erica Lehman, Sarah Doelp, Katherine Gortner, Savannah Webb (bow), Anne Demetroules (coxswain)

Varsity Four
1. Lehigh – 7:34.31
2. Jefferson.- 7:40.30
     - Jennifer Palacios (stroke), Jenna-Lynne D'Agostino, Madison Carter, Jillian Paternoster (bow), Anne Demetroules (coxswain)
3. Mercyhurst – 8:19.50
* First time that the Rams defeated Mercyhurst in both the Varsity Eight and Varsity Four at the same regatta.

Novice Four
1. Jefferson.- 8:05.29
     - Emily Karras (stroke), Katie Lutterschmidt, Emma Erato, Rachel Hackius (bow), Alessandra Filippone (coxswain)
2. Lafayette - 8:27.60

NEXT UP
The Rams compete in the Knecht Cup Regatta on the Cooper River on April 13-14.