Women's Novice Lightweight 8 Places Ninth at Green Monster

Women's Novice Lightweight 8 Places Ninth at Green Monster


- Location: Hanover, N.H. (Connecticut River)

- The Lead: On Sunday afternoon at the 2016 Green Monster Regatta, hosted by Dartmouth College, the MIT novice lightweight 8 crew placed ninth out of 13 boats in a time of 18:43.3.


- The novice lightweight 8 rowed well on Sunday, holding a higher stroke rate than they had planned at 30-32 with the help of a tail wind and tail current. Freshman coxswain Jennifer Nwenyi (Brooklyn, N.Y.) steered an excellent course, including tight on the last turn coming into the finishing line bridge.


Novice Lightweight Eight
Cox: Jennifer Nwenyi
8: Sharon Chen
7: Megan Diehl
6: Lucy Milde
5: Melanie Chen
4: Kat Adams
3: Lila Jansen
2: Sabrina Khan
Bow: Sarah Grunsfeld


- MIT returns to action on Saturday, November 12th as the Engineers compete in the Foot of the Charles Regatta on the Charles River in Boston, Mass. The varsity 8 race will begin at 10 a.m., with the varsity 4 at 10:45 a.m. and the novice 8 competing at 11 a.m.


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