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Women's Rowing Places Second To Syracuse

Women's Rowing Places Second To Syracuse

March 17, 2002

Miami Beach, Fla. (www.hurricanesports.com) – – Syracuse University women’s rowing came away from the races on Indian Creek in Miami Beach with most of the first-place finishes, while the Hurricanes placed second to the Orangewomen.

The UM women’s varsity eight, featuring Jenny Lee (coxswain), Jenny Krawec, Jacqui Julien, Anna Cohen, Marijka Vander Pol, Monika Manios, Alli Nelson, Ananda Chou and Mandy Turner, finished with a time of 6:58.3. Syracuse completed the course in 6:38.5.

The second varsity eight, which included Meg Venezia (coxswain), Katie Weeden, Caroline Stuart, Jordanna Heywood, Yennisha Pino, Tyler McHugh Merrill, Dorothy Clay, Julie Crane, Sara Grossman and Maggie Knuth, timed at 7:25.6. Syracuse took first with a time of 6:59.8.

The Hurricanes’ varsity four of April Runkle (coxswain), Laraine Martin, Yassi Hairinia, Rachel Sander and Melissa Saunders, placed behind the Syracuse “A” boat (7:45.1) with a time of 8:02.8. Syracuse “B” finished in 8:26.7.

Syracuse’ novice women’s eight (7:14.1) placed ahead of Miami’s boat with Gaby Scovazzo (coxswain), Harlee Bustamante, Ericka Miller, Patrice Wakeley, Michelle Owens-Wolcott, Lisa Beezer, Liz Miller, Cory Bell and Joelyn Manula, which recorded a 7:34.3.

The days second session also featured boats from UCF, U.S. Naval Academy and North Carolina, as well as Miami and Syracuse.

The UM varsity eight finished second to Navy (6:54.0) with a time of 6:59.3. North Carolina came in third with a time of 7:05.3.

The Hurricanes second varsity eight also finished in second with a time of 7:10.7 to Navy’s 7:06.6. The Tar Heels placed third with a time of 7:34.6.

The Miami varsity four “B” finished behind Syracuse “B” (7:48.4) with a time of 7:56.0.

The UM novice eight came in third with a time of 7:20.3. Navy won the race with a time of 7:05.4, followed by North Carolina (7:19.6).

The Hurricane women return to action next weekend as they host Connecticut and West Virginia on Saturday, March 23.

Session 1V8

Syracuse 6:38.5University of Miami 6:58.3

V8UNC 6:55.8USNA 6:58.3UCF 7:06.1

JV 8SU 6:59.8UM 7:25.6

JV 8USNA 7:07.1UCF 7:09.4UNC 7:29.0

V 4SU “A” 7:45.1UM “A” 8:02.8SU “C” 8:26.7

N 4SU 8:07.4UNC 8:44.6

N8SU 7:14.1UM 7:34.3

N8USNA 7:00.7UCF 7:09.4UNC 7:17.0

2N8USNA 7:30.2UNC 7:34.4UCF 7:53.8

Session 2V8SU 6:49.6UCF 7:10.1

V8USNA 6:54.0UM 6:59.3UNC 7:05.3

JV 8SU 7:05.4UCF 7:35.3

JV 8USNA 7:06.6UM 7:10.7UNC 7:34.6

V4SU “B” 7:48.4UM “B” 7:56.0

N8SU 7:08.6UCF 7:17.9

N8Navy 7:05.4UNC 7:19.6UM 7:20.3

2N8SU 7:15.8Navy 7:32.7UCF 7:52.4