April 5, 2011

UMW Rowers Compete at Occoquan Sprints

The University of Mary Washington rowing teams kicked off the 2011 spring regatta season at the Occoquan Sprints in Lorton, Va., on Sunday.

The women's varsity eight, consisting of Hannah Laughlin, Steph Lefferts, Amanda Hartzell, Emily Webber, Eva Campbell, Jess Pryor, Laura Page, Lindsay Cutler, and Anne Campbell, finished third in its heat and second in the petite final with a time of 8:01.03.

The Eagle women's junior varsity eight (Taylor Wilson, Marielle Gibbons, Katie Wilson, Rebecca Smith, Krissy Pistochini, Alison Stevens, Diana Pistochini, Maggie Auer, and Casey Heigh) took fourth in its heat and first in the petite final with a time of 8:29.4.

The women's lightweight four finished third at 10:45.66. That boat consisted of Taylor Wilson, Marielle Gibbons, Krissy Pistochini, Casey Heigh, and Diana Pistochini.

The men's pair of Dan Russell and Zach Johnson finished second at 8:54.42. The men's four (Dan Zimmerman, Bob Ericson, Will Kyle, Wes Host, Garrett Hulfish) finished fourth at 9:09.65.