Women's rowing grabs silver medal at Head of the Schuylkill

The Hamilton women's varsity 8 with their Head of the Schuylkill Club Championship Eights silver medals.
The Hamilton women's varsity 8 with their Head of the Schuylkill Club Championship Eights silver medals.

The Hamilton College women's rowing team captured the silver medal in the club championship eights at the 2017 Head of the Schuylkill Regatta on the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia on Saturday.

Hamilton's "A" entry finished in second place out of 43 boats with a time of 15:39.997. The University of Pennsylvania took first place in 15:26.279 and Drexel University was third with a time of 15:50.194. The Continentals' "B" entry landed in 11th place with a time of 16:44.681.

In the college frosh/novice eights, Hamilton ended up 11th out of 31 finishers with a time of 18:25.535. Drexel was the race winner in 15:54.614. The Continentals boasted a fifth-place finish out of 21 boats in the college frosh/novice fours with coxswain with a time of 18:15.090. Penn took the top spot in 16:26.618.

"We had some really strong results," head coach Rob Weber said. "From two fifth place finishes for our novice entries, to eighth place for the men's varsity 8, and topped off by a second place finish by our women's varsity 8 -- all in big fields with a nice variety of club, D3 and D1 crews. Our 2V 8's also had great results, evidence that we have a pretty deep team. It's always fun to see our kids do so well and enjoy the rewards of their hard work. And this gives us a great springboard heading into the winter, which is an opportunity for us to get fitter, stronger and faster. The spring season should be fun!"

Hamilton has completed its fall season and will race again starting in March 2018.


LINEUPS

Club Championship 8 "A"
Rachel Sutor '20 (cox)
Ann-Sophie Koglin '20
Perrin Salewood '21
Claire Callahan '18
Danielle Schuman '19
Rachel Cooley '18
Marijke Rowse '21
Alexandra Brantl '18
Jade Thomas '20

Club Championship 8 "B"
Carson Goos '21 (cox)
Julia Hartnett '20
Samantha Benevelli '18 
Katherine Buckley '21
Gretchen Dowdy '21
Elizabeth Foot '20
Ellie Pinto '18
Isabel Grieder '18
Hailey Carson '21

College Frosh/Novice 8
Chase Ames '21 (cox)
Alexandra Stetter '20
Pauline Santry '21
Grace Godwin '21
Grace Carey '21
Riley Nichols '21
Lily Charron '21
Hannah Kaufer '21
Adriana Jonas '21

College Frosh/Novice 4+
Sophia Coren '21 (cox)
Katherine Buckley
McKenna McLean '21
Isabel Bates '21
Hailey Carson