Rowing Preps For MAAC Championships With Pair Of Races
Springs Mets Results | Stevens Institute of Technology Results
Riverdale, NY - Manhattan participated in the Springs Mets and a dual race with Stevens Institute of Technology over the weekend in preparation for the MAAC Championships, which will be held on Friday, May 12.
Spring Mets Recap:
This Jaspers put forth an impressive performance at the Spring Metropolitan Championships, participating in the novice 8, varsity 8, novice 4 and varsity 4 in the 2000 meter course
Leading the way was the novice 8, which medaled. The team coxed by the fortified leadership of Isabel Shirron (Fr., Alexandria, VA / Bishop Ireton) and comprised of Shannon Colford (Fr., Epping, NH/ St. Thomas Aquinas), Kate Sexton (Fr., Wrentham, MA / King Philip Regional), Jaclyn Leighton (Fr., Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania / Holy Redeemer), Zoe Nikolopoulos (Fr.,Long Valley, NJ / West Morris Central), Naomi Uy (Fr.), Jeanette Burke (So., Libertyville, IL / Libertyville), Leah McGovern (So., Floral Park, NY / Our Lady of Victory) and Erin McWilliams (Fr.) en route to recording a time of 9:20.78 in beating Iona and Binghamton to place second.
The varsity 8 placed third in their first race with a mark of 8:03.0 and was led by Amy Sniffen (Jr., Bedford Hills, NY / Kennedy Catholic), who ensured the squad pushed just hard enough to qualify for finals while beating Albany by over two minutes. In the boat was Rebecca Arcomano (So., Saugerites, NY / John A. Coleman Catholic), Lorraine Piccorelli (Sr., Brookfield, CT / Brookfield), Phoebe Costello (So., North Haven, CT / Sacred Heart Academy) , Grace Murphy (So., Burlington, MA / Burlington) , Kathryn Watroba (Sr., Salt Point, NY / Our Lady of Lourdes), Maggie Tebbetts (Jr., North Haven, CT / North Haven), Jillian Rider (So., Buffalo, NY / Iroquois) and Lisa Dominguez (So., Santo Domingo, DR / Bronx Leadership).
In the finals, the varsity 8 finished with a time of 8:45.56 in beating Binghamton.
The novice 4 once again had an impressive performance this weekend, finishing first with a mark of 8:45.93 in beating Albany, Fairfield, Binghamton and Stevens. The boat was led by the leadership of coxswain Maura Mead (Fr.) and followed by Allison Eichhorn (Fr., Moorestown, NJ / Moorestown), Elizabeth McCabe (Fr., Alexandria, VA / Bishop Ireton), Meredith Domaleski (Fr., Cutchogue, NY / Bishop McGann Mercy) and Shannon Forty (Fr., Westford, MA / Westford Academy).
Only switching out the coxswain of the boat, the four raced again in a varsity four race and managed to place first with a time of in defeating both Fairfield and Binghamton as Sniffen helped the squad dominate for their second win.
The teams participated in 1,000 meter races against each other.
In the varsity 8, Manahttan defeated Stevens with a mark of of 3:43.02. In the eight was coxswain Sniffen followed by Arcomano, Piccorelli, Costello, Dominguez, Watroba, Tebbetts, Rider and McWilliams.
The varsity 8 would again race and defeat Stevens in notching a time of 3:42.06.
In the second varsity 8, the Jaspers posted a winning mark of 3:50.05 and was comprised of Shirron, Colford, Leighton, Nikolopoulos, Naomi Uy (Fr.), Burke, Caridad Price (Fr., Bergenfield, NJ), McGovern and Sexton.
In a tune-up for the MAAC meet, the novice 8 of Shirron, Colford, Leighton, Nikolopoulos, Uy, Burke, Price, McGovern, and Mead also competed.
Stevens edged the varsity 4 by just five seconds as the Jaspers finished with a mark of 4:05.07. The boat was led by the leadership of coxswain Mead and followed by Eichhorn, McCabe, Domaleski and Mead.