Hurricanes Have Strong Showing at the Head of the Chattahoochee Regatta
Nov. 7, 2004
Gainesville, Ga. – The University of Miami rowing team closed out the Head of the Chattahoochee Regatta Sunday afternoon. The regatta was held on the Chattahoochee River/Lake Lanier with the final 2,000 meters of the use using the 1996 Olympic course.
The Hurricanes opened Saturday’s competition with a third place finish in the women’s club 8+ . The sweep boat of Jessica Martin (Cox),Yassi Haririnia, Marenda Chamberlin, Taurii Coyne, Ashley, Via, Valerie Webb, Julie Crane, Bethany Krawec and Jacqui Heywood came in at a time of 18:04. 3.
Miami’s championship 8+ crew of Laura Comeau (Cox), Karen Wiley Sarah Conlon, Anna Cohen, Sarah Stocks, Laura Coltman, Natasha Lejer, Ashley Marincsin and Deirdre Curran came in fifth place a time of 18:00.5, two seconds ahead of ACC rival Clemson.
In the club 4+, the crew of Hannah Bae (Cox), Valerie Webb, Jenny Dunning, Bethany Krawec and Julie Crane clocked in fourth with a time of 21:48.9 while the championship 4+ “A” crew of Laura Comeau (Cox), Karen Wiley, Sarah Stocks, Laura Coltman and Deirdre Curran took home third place, behind Clemson and Duke, with a time of 20:45.5.
The Hurricanes swept their Sunday events winning first place in the open quad with a time of 19:46.4 and in the open 8+ with a time of 18:19.3. Miami’s “B” entry came in third place in the open 8+ in a time of 19:12.1.
The Hurricanes return to action when the novice group travels to Melbourne, Fla. Saturday, Nov. 13 for the Fall Florida Regatta. The varsity crew will take part in the Rivanna Romp in Charlottesville, Va. on Sunday, Nov. 14.
University of Miami – Head of the Chattahoochee Results
“A” entry: 22:33.5; Fifth Place
“C” entry: 22:36.0; Seventh Place
“D” entry: 22:59.3, 12th Place
“B” entry: 23:43.5; 14th Place