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Rowing Wins Second, Third, and Fourth Varsity Eights at URI

Boston College competes on the Narrow River in Kingston, R.I., on March 30, 2013.

Boston College competes on the Narrow River in Kingston, R.I., on March 30, 2013.

March 30, 2013

Full Results

Boston College won the second, third, and fourth varsity eight races in a regatta against Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and George Washington on the Narrow River in Kingston, R.I., on Saturday.

BC's second varsity eight started the race aggressively and led the whole way to win with a time of 7:39.01 over entries from URI (7:44.02), UMass (7:50.73), and GW (7:56.38).

The third varsity eight picked up BC's second win of the day taking an early lead and finishing with a time of 8:14.23 over URI (8:24.74) and UMass (8:37.48).

In the fourth varsity eight, BC led the full way down the course and won by the largest margin of the day. The Eagles (8:18.06) won over UMass (8:43.75).

The first varsity eight event provided one of the closest races of the day with eight seconds separating first from fourth. URI won with a time of 8:14.23 followed by crews from UMass (7:23.85), GW (7:26.16), BC (7:28.36).

The varsity four fought with URI for the lead through the first half of the race before URI triumphed with a time of 8:28.39 ahead of BC (8:32.86), UMass (8:33.64), and GW (8:40.12). BC's second varsity four finished second with a time of 8:53.17 - behind URI (8:47.74) and ahead of UMass (9:14.20). The varsity four C clocked in at 9:23.70 finishing second to URI (9:15.50).

Boston College next competes in a regatta against MIT and Wellesley on April 6 on the Charles River in Boston, Mass.

Boston College Race Schedule/Results
8:00 a.m. - Varsity Eight - Fourth (7:28.36)
8:20 a.m. - Second Varsity Eight - First (7:39.01)
8:40 a.m. - Varsity Four A - Second (8:32.86)
9:00 a.m. - Varsity Four B - Second (8:53.17)
9:20 a.m. - Third Varsity Eight - First (8:14.23)
9:40 a.m. - Varsity Four C - Second (9:23.70)
10:00 a.m. - Fourth Varsity Eight - First (8:18.06)

Varsity Eight
Coxswain: Kelly McElduff, stroke: Ellen Burr, 7: Wylie Wilson, 6: Margaret Hanlon, 5: Nicole Frederick 4: Emma Metzger, 3: Katie Casebeer, 2: Jennifer Johnson, bow: Sarah Loiselle.

Second Varsity Eight:
Coxswain: Kaitlyn Votta, stroke: Alyssa Rizzini, 7: Chelsea Robin, 6: Megan Carney, 5: Stephanie Ragland, 4: Kaitlin Campbell, 3: Erica Jennings, 2: Alicia McKean, bow: Rachel Hess.

Varsity Four:
Coxswain: Justine Yunakov, stroke: Chelsey Frost, 3: Jane Aulenback, 2: Katie Ewell, bow: Michaela Jaffe.

Second Varsity Four:
Coxswain: Lauren Beebe, stroke: Jennifer Frese, 3: Caroline Kirkwood, 2: Karen Shu, bow: Ellen Keenan.

Third Varsity Eight:
Coxswain: Shealyn Mathews, stroke: Megan Conway, 7: Alexis Hawkins, 6: Emily Quaglia, 5: Melissa Chavez, 4: Catherine Goldberg, 3: Victoria Goetz, 2: Alexis Carriere, bow: Megan Cronquist.

Fourth Varsity Eight:
Coxswain: Kylie Hasegawa, stroke: Alexandra Root, 7: Caroline Henry, 6: Meghan Dens, 5: Maclaine Sisco, 4: Jillian Bungard, 3: Anne LaGatta, 2: Haley Clarke, bow: Katelyn Olsson.

Third Varsity Four:
Coxswain: Justine Yunakov, stroke: Abby Oliveira, 3: Olivia Guyon, 2: Caroline Mitton, bow: Karen Campbell.

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