Women’s Openweight Rows in Foot of the Charles

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Closing out the fall season on its home river, the MIT openweight crew team took part in the Foot of the Charles competition today on the Charles River. The Engineers saw their best finish in the Novice 8 event where the A boat finished eighth in a 16-team field.

In the Novice 8 race the MIT A crew finished the course in 14:25.8 to claim the eighth spot, placing ahead of openweight and a lightweight crews from Radcliffe. The Engineers were 27 seconds behind the next highest finishing crew from Northeastern. MIT's B entry was 12th in 14:58.5, edging out the Boston University B team by five seconds.

MIT also had three crews in the Varsity 4+ competition. The A crew had the best outing, turning in a time of 14:58.6 to finish 23rd in the 35 boat field, finishing just four seconds behind a lightweight crew from Boston University and five seconds ahead of Northeastern's C boat. The Engineers' C crew was 25th in a time of 15:03.9, while the B boat was 28th with an effort of 15:09.4.

Boat Lineups

A8

Cox    Caitlyn Mason
8    Gabriella Baracchini
7    Miranda Kotidis
6    Gabriella del Hierro
5    Maria Messick
4    Megan Eisele
3    Gianna Parella
2    Larkin Sayre
1    Stephanie Bousleiman

B8

Cox    Jiwon Kim
8    Emma Castaños
7    Abby Diener
6    Bridget Bassi
5    Kirby Ledvina
4    Rebecca Kurfess
3    Elizabeth Glista
2    Bekah Thompson
1    Molly Stephens

A4

Cox    Michelle Victora
4    Erin Meyer
3    Andie Howell
2    Becca Taylor
1    Brittany Johnson

B4

Cox    Joanna So
4    Kristen Manning
3    Katherine Adler
2    McCall Huston
1    Betsy Soukup

C4

Cox    Briana Chen
4    Katelyn Wolfenberger
3    Cliodhna McCarthy
2    Eunice Wu
1    Veronica Toro